Five CF7s are sitting along the old PRR Schuylkill Division, awaiting disposition. No. 2574 was built as an F7A (No. 271L) in November, 1953. It was rebuilt at Cleburne in April of 1973, and was... (more)
A 1988 NRHS Convention Special with the NKP 765 is visiting the Blue Mountain & Reading, affording an opportunity to compare a Lima Superpower Berkshire with a light pacific.
In the holiday season of 1985, the Blue Mountain & Reading Railroad ran several “shoppers special” steam excursions from Hamburg and Temple to Philadelphia. The BM&R equipment operated over Conrai... (more)
Ex-Reading T-1 2102 in its old "Reading Rambles" dress leads PRR E8s 5706 and 5898 around the Reading Yard, getting ready for a night photo session.
Almost that time of year again, when we can enjoy the sites and sounds of the little blue pacific that can.
The Blue Mountain and Reading ran a Christmas Shoppers Special from Temple,PA to Philadelphia on December 21, 1985. 4-6-2 425 powered the train to Norristown. I don't recall if passengers transfer... (more)
The Blue Mountain and Reading began its operations with an EMD switcher and three CF7's, all painted in a dark purple scheme. Less than a decade later, the purple is severely faded on two of the C... (more)
A pair of mid-1980's fan trip favorites pause on the Blue Mountain and Reading at Temple, PA. Today, former GM&N 425 is painted blue, and newly-restored RDG 5513, the first GP30 and arguably the f... (more)
BM&R 425 has just been serviced and is backing down to couple onto its train.
Back in Service.. The Reading & Northern has returned 4-6-2 425 to service. The splendid looking steam locomotive made a visit to the Steamtown Rail Fest on August 31 and September 1.
One of the first in the Reading Company Technical and Historical Society's collection. Shown here during an open house at Reading Shops and running on the Blue Mountain and Reading.
RDG 5308 arrives at Hamburg Station during the early days of the Blue Mountain and Reading Railroad.
former Reading T-1