The engineer is looking in the mirror of his 1984-built ex-Missouri Pacific SD50 as he shoves a cut of hoppers into a siding in the PA Coal Region town of Cressona. The yard is ex-Reading/Conrail,... (more)
A 1984-built ex-Missouri Pacific SD50 trundles along Railroad Street in the PA Coal Region town of Cressona. The yard is ex-Reading, and the 5022's paint scheme helps in recalling that storied ol... (more)
A scene that's been repeated thousands of times at this very location, albeit with different equipment, was replayed once more today. An export unit coal train is being assembled at St. Nicholas (... (more)
The crew is headed back to the lead unit after finishing their look over of the "Hospital Train". This train includes a SD50 parts unit (RBMN 5029), a SW1, a Baldwin BS2, a CNJ boxcar, C... (more)
The crew looks over the RBMN 5029, a parts only SD50M. The engine has the middle axel removed on both trucks limiting the train to 10mph for the whole trip, Pittston to Jim Thorpe. This train has ... (more)
A pair of Reading & Northern SD50s on each end, and 5022 leading, bring a Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway train back toward Jim Thorpe. The fall colors are starting to show in the park.
Three SD50's assist in loading a coal train at "Reading Anthracite", where progress was delayed due to a shortage of coal at the railhead; witness a large dump truck and a big CAT bringing more co... (more)
I've never seen this before on the Mountain Job! A Reading Caboose leads the Mountain Job through Locust Gap. View more of my photos at http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net
Reading & Northern's QAMC turn, switchs at Universal Forest Products, enroute to Mt. Carmel Junction. The conductor hangs on for the ride to the empty lumber car, that the crew will ultimately ta... (more)
Grand Opening Weekend, a view from the last car, of RBMN SD50 5022 pulling the train around a curve on the mainline.
Grand Opening Weekend, RBMN SD50 5022 & RBMN SD38 2003
Reading & Northern SD-50M #5022 on opening weekend of the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway. Photo taken from walkway of R&N #2003
R&N SD50M #5022 basks in the hot afternoon sun, at the old Blue Mountain and Reading Station, in Temple, PA.
The 3p.m. 20th Anniversary passenger special trip to Auburn is seen here passing under the former PRR Schuylkill Branch on the way back to Port Clinton.