It’s about 3:45 in the morning as RBMN 2102 fires up for the days excursion on stall 3 while 425 cools down on stall 2 from the days past excursion before being put back inside the shed.
425 cooling down after returning to Port Clinton from Jim Thorpe. 2102 warming up for it's big day tomorrow. Quite a sight to see.
RBMN 425 arrives into a station stop at Port Clinton with it’s first excursion train this fall, making their way towards Jim Thorpe.
Reading 2102 steams up for its last run in October as Reading & Northern 425 is prepared as a backup.
RBMN 2102 and RBMN 425 shove back out of the Port Clinton shops creating a massive steam cloud on the cold Pennsylvania morning.
Reading & Northern 4-8-4 No. 2102 has just come to a stop in Port Clinton to pick up passengers for its 2nd last Fall Foliage Excursion of the year. For a photo of 2124 in virtually the same loca... (more)
A lantern burns hot as Reading 2102 and Reading & Northern 425 simmer in Port Clinton in the early morning hours.
During an albeit miserable morning at the shops of Reading & Northern Railroad, 2102 Breathes in the crisp, early autumn air, and exhales piping hot steam into the early morning rainfall.
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RBMN 2102 being prepped for the morning Fall Foliage Excursion from Reading to Jim Thorpe, PA on a brisk October 8th Morning.
A night hostler inspects and prepares Reading 2102 for its first Fall Foliage Excursion as its air compressors start up, covering Port Clinton in a cloud of steam.
Reading 2102 slowly proceeds from the track that leads to the Reading & Northern Steam Shop to the Reading & Northern Mainline on a beautiful October morning.
Reading 2102 eases onto the Port Clinton Turntable on a cold October morning.
Reading 2102 emerges from a cloud of steam as it eases off the tracks leading to the Reading & Northern Steam Shop.
Reading 2102 slowly pulls out of Port Clinton on a cold and dreary October morning.
Steam To Schuylkill Haven. On its first passenger runs over the former Reading Railroad Pottsville Branch since being restored, Reading & Northern T-1 2102 (4-8-4) made 3 round trips from S... (more)