Two CSX motors and their crew get a train ready to go in Cayce, SC. The lead unit was built as Conrail SD50 6711 in 1983, to CSXT 8648. CSX derated the locomotive to 3000 horsepower, gave it a SD5... (more)
Reading and Northern Fast Freight SD50-2s 5018 and 5019 bring the third of the Rambles into Outer Station.
Downgraded to 3000 HP, a rebuilt unit is handling ballast train duties today. Interesting signal on the main seems to indicate a permanent speed restriction here.
The matched set of "Fast Freight" SD50-2s turn the excursion consist on the wye at Jim Thorpe Jct.
The Blue Leader. As Reading & Northern continues to paint its fleet in its new schemes, it makes for a snapshot in time on the railroad during this phase of transition. On Thursday, Novembe... (more)
The New Face Of NRFF. On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, the "Fast Freight" schemed SD50-2 5019 lead the Reading & Northern's North Reading Fast Freight, seen here in Dupont, Pennsylvani... (more)
The NB NRFF at East Mahanoy Jct with the special painted Fast Freight 5019 leading the way
After a lengthy trip from Reading, NRFF closes in on Pittston as they pass through Duryea.
NRFF passes through Solomon's Gap as they head downgrade towards Pittston.
NRFF heads through the Lehigh Gorge with a Pittston-bound manifest.
NRFF7 drops down to Coal as they enter the Lehigh Gorge.
The decked out Memorial Day edition of NRFF heads upgrade out of White Haven as they pass one of the searchlight block signals still standing on the RBMN Main.
NRFF crosses the Lehigh River and passes the switch at "RIVER" as they wrap around the new bridge with their 22 car train bound for Pittston.
The Memorial Day edition of NRFF blasts out of Tamaqua Tunnel with 22 cars for Pittston. The flags were a nice touch!
NRFF passes the Reading bracket signal mast at Muller interlocking in Hamburg with Fast Freight SD50 5019 on the point in the Springtime rainfall.