Reading & Northern's North Reading Fast Freight drops its unusually long train at Packerton with a clean SD40-2 ready to lead the turn back 60 miles to Outer Station terminal.
As I followed the Mountain Job (QAMC-04) up from Girardville towards Mount Carmel, I had known beforehand he would of have work in Locus Summit Yard just South of Locus Gap, PA, so while I waited,... (more)
RBMN's NRFF makes it's way back to North Reading from Jim Thorpe with a mixed selection of boxcars, reefers, and hoppers. Seen here passing the historic Tamaqua station.
Reading & Northern SD40-2 3058 and sister 3056 lead a Winter Fest train back toward Port Clinton from Jim Thorpe at Zehners.
Reading and Northern NRFF brings its train through the yard in Jim Thorpe alongside its pickup to head back to North Reading with.
Reading and Northern NRFF brings its train south past the former CNJ station at Jim Thorpe to be dropped north of Packerton Yard for pickup by PIFF.
This local freight serves a small lumber plant every morning with supplies from nearby manufacturers. I heard the train coming from about a mile away, and I was on the wrong hill. I scrambled acro... (more)
The Reading and Northern Hazelton job heads back towards the Humboldt Industrial Park with a cut of cars from the NS Hazelton yard. The power on December 27th was two recently repainted SD40-2s.
Reading Blue Mountain and Northern 425 passing through a stretch cut out of the mountains just outside of Reading Outer Station. Photo shot from private property with owners permission
Reading Blue Mountain and Northern 425 at track speed moments before arriving in Port Clinton, Pa on one of its Christmastime excursions .
"Resume Speed": Engineman Shane Frederickson looks over his locomotive outside of the Outer Station in Reading, PA in preparation for one more departure to Port Clinton. Resuming speed f... (more)
During a November snowstorm, the North Reading Fast Freight rolls by Greenwood Lake with wine cars bound for a distributor in Scranton.
After setting off its Reading-bound empties at Tamaqua, reshly-painted ex-MKT SD40-2 3051 leads two other EMDs and freight for Port Clinton into the sunset at Zehners.
"A Team of Two": Enginemen Ryan Bausher and Shane Frederickson are working hard as a team to keep Reading & Northern #425 rolling through the Dutch countryside of Berks county, Pennsylva... (more)
The 425 leads a fall foliage excursion to Jim Thorpe.