Reading T-1 No. 2102, southbound on the old PRR Schuylkill Division near the Glen-Gery plant along PA Route 61. Train speed was about 45 mph in this area.
30-plus years ago, Reading T-1 No. 2102 is getting some attention from the crew, who seem to be adjusting an air compressor. Ahead is a day of pulling excursion trains between South Hamburg and T... (more)
Over 30 years ago- the Reading T-1 No. 2102 in steam. The clean lines of the boiler were inspired by a photo of a similarly-styled B&O P7c 4-6-2 which was sent by the Reading's vice-president to ... (more)
The stack talk was deafening, as Reading T-1 No. 2102 accelerated a string of hoppers down the Schuylkill Valley. The headlight was off, prototypically, per the Reading experts on hand that day, ... (more)
The Blue Mountain and Reading's CF7s have coupled up to a steam special, after the train had been hauled into town by 4-8-4 No. 2102. The original purple scheme has faded to a kind of periwinkle ... (more)
Reading Lines GP30 No. 5513 and T-1 No. 2102 posing at the old South Hamburg station area on the Blue Mountain and Reading's ex-PRR Schuylkill Division
Reading T-1 No. 2102, working upgrade along the Little Schuylkill Branch in 1991. Thirty of these locomotives (2100-2129) were produced by the Reading Shops between 1945 and 1947, heavily rebuilt... (more)
The Reading and Northern’s corporate roots are the Blue Mountain & Reading, a 13-mile short line connecting Hamburg with a connection with Conrail at Temple, Pennsylvania. Later developing an ex... (more)
In the days before she was blue, Blue Mountain & Reading 4-6-2 425 drifts through Rockhill, Pennsylvania during a Souderton Railroad Days excursion.
Former PRR E8s owned by BM&R are on display in restored PRR Tuscan red with gold pinstripes livery for its 1986 Railfan Weekend.
Bringing up the markers on a Blue Mountain & Reading Temple, Pennsylvania – Philadelphia excursion is BM&R observation car 300. The passengers seem to be enjoying the view from the platform as t... (more)
Riding behind Reading T-1 No. 2102 in 1985, from Temple, PA to Jim Thorpe, PA. The trip commemorated the 40th anniversary of the building of the first T-1 in the Reading Shops in 1945.