Reading and Northern 425 on its first of 4 Gorge excursions for the day. The locomotive is running for the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railroad, out of Jim Thorpe, Pa. Here its seen passing through Glen ... (more)
Just before the sun peeks through the trees above the surrounding mountains, Reading & Northern 425 does some switching moves, blasting steam out of her cylinders
Reading & Northern 425 opens up its cylinders to clear debris that has accumulated overnight to prepare for the day's excursions
Getting set to move onto the turntable, 425 clears its' cylinders of water and steam.
Starting the day, 425 gets a tow to the turntable from 1546.
Taken with permission and proper PPE. Thanks to R&N for their hospitality.
Reading & Northern 425 moves for the first time in the morning. With engineer Chad Frederickson at the throttle, excess water and steam is cleared out of the cylinders as they begin to move.
The second Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway train of the day returns to Jim Thorpe, passing bikers on the Lehigh Gorge Trail and the solar powered signal at MP 126. Motive power is former NS 5070 of SO... (more)
The Reading & Northern NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) is seen poassing through Mountain Top at the location the railroad refers to as Penobscot.
The Reading & Northern NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) is seen cutting across "The New Bridge" as the scenic train has pulled into the clear. The Fast Freight will then take the old CN... (more)
The Reading & Northern NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) is seen charging out of Tamaqua during a pouring rainstorm, residual weather from Hurricane Laura.
The Lehigh Gorge scenic train is seen passing the switch at "River" arriving back in Jim Thorpe. The train is traveling along the old CNJ trackage. The line below is a former Lehigh Vall... (more)
RBMN 2013 departs Jim Thorpe station with the first Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway train of the day. RBMN 425 Baldwin 4-6-2 and RBMN SD50-2 are on display on yard tracks.