A crew of military servicemen from the United States Army Transportation Corps stage a load at a yard in Strasburg, PA in preparation for movement to the port the following day. USATC 2-6-0 No. 8... (more)
Reading Company #1187
Reading Railroad 0-4-0 Camelback #1187, aka; Strasburg #4 was built in March, 1903, acquired by Strasburg in 1962 and last ran in May of 1967. The engine was on lo... (more)
Reading Railroad 0-4-0 Camelback #1187, aka; Strasburg #4. This engine last ran at the Strasburg Rail Road in May of 1967. It was later loaned to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania across the s... (more)
Reading Railroad Camelback #1187. The majority of the parts missing parts are stored safely inside, pending a hoped for restoration. Looks like she'll need an all new cab, however.
Reading Company 0-4-0 Camelback #1187
This A-4 Class was built for the P&R (Philadelphia and Reading Company) in March of 1903. There were twenty locomotives in all, numbering 1187 to 1... (more)
The Undead Three engines sit outside at the shop at Strasburg awaiting funds, time and eventual restoration. Captured here on a brisk Winter's day in March, we see primarily, the rear of t... (more)
Reading Railroad 0-4-0 Camelback #1187, aka; Strasburg #4. Engineer's side. This engine was built in March, 1903, acquired by Strasburg in 1962 and last ran in May of 1967. The engine was on lo... (more)
Showing signs of much glorious days and hopes of one day, maybe, being restored to her glory Reading 0-4-0 Camelback sits motionless and lifeless on a siding on the Strasburg Railroad. She was si... (more)
Reading Camelback #1187 sits in storage pending the railroad's decision on her fate. Once active at the Strasburg, the engine was moved to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania when her time ran ou... (more)
The last of the Reading Camelbacks. Sitting on a storage track behind the Strasburg Railroad Shops is what's left of the last of the fabled Reading Camelbacks. Reading #1187 is an A4 Class... (more)
Reading Camelback #1187, one of only a few Camelbacks in existence and. more noteworthy, one of only 9 remaining Reading engines (10 if you count a Railroad: Reading CompanyLocomotive: Steam 0-4-0Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: RDG 1187Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 18, 2011
Still awaiting disposition: RDG #1187 is one of the few Camelback locomotives left in existence. This Baldwin 0-4-0 was built in March of 1903 and served for many years with the Reading Co... (more)
One of the few Camelback locomotives left in existence. This Baldwin 0-4-0 was built in 1903 and served for many years with the Reading Company. In 1962, she was acquired by the Strasburg Railro... (more)
Reading camelback 1187 at Strasburg waiting to be placed back into operation (or at least cosmetically restored).