A Reading GP30/GP30/GP35 lashup leads a freight through the Western Maryland yard at Hagerstown, MD. The RDG and WM pooled power and crews between Hagerstown and Rutherford Yard outside Harrisburg... (more)
Reading T1 #2124, recently cosmetically restored, basks in the late afternoon light before a night photo session planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous Reading Rambles. Alongside ... (more)
A night shoot put on by Steve Barry with the recent repainted Reading T1 2124 as the star of the show.
Standing in Steamtown.
Reading 902 and 903 sit on display at the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA.
A westbound Reading freight behind a GP35 and a Century 630 prepares to leave the RDG/CNJ yard at Allentown, PA, on a misty spring day. This train was bound for the railroad's namesake city of Rea... (more)
A Reading freight with interchange traffic for the Western Maryland heads for Hagerstown, MD, behind a GP30/GP30/C424 lashup. The Reading and WM pooled power and crews on the Lurgan line between H... (more)
Reading GP30 waits along CNJ Elizabethport shops
Reading GP35 and GP30 are moved around shops at CNJ Elizabethport shops
Welcome to Steamtown - A pair of Reading EMD F-units greet you as you arrive to the Steamtown National Historic Site.
Reading Railroad #2124 is a T1 class 4-8-4 built by the Reading Company in January 1947. The locomotive is now on static display at the Steamtown National Historic Site.
The Reading's famous Bee Line Service logo still looked pretty fresh on the side of a deadline stored Alco C630 at Collinwood in January 1981. By this time, Conrail was getting rid of Alco power a... (more)
The first movement of the Chessie Steam Special, a ferry move to Philadelphia and Baltimore, has come to a halt in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. If I recall correctly, the 2101 had an overheated ... (more)
The Chessie Steam Special makes its preinaugural ferry move south along the former Reading North Penn Branch. Here 4-8-4 2101 emerges from the south portal of the Perkasie tunnel.
The Genesis of the Chessie Steam Special
Although it won’t commence paid excursions for another two weeks, the locomotive and six cars of the Chessie Steam Special ar... (more)