One of Pennsylvania's hidden gems struts its stuff for the cameras. The Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern's beefy 65-Ton Porter Saddle-Tanker hauls a mixed train through the rural farmland of Berks ... (more)
In a small town in northeast Pennsylvania in the late 1940s, the rails through town have come to life as Lehigh & New England 65-tonner 602 and its caboose holds the siding, while an unknown short... (more)
Merry Christmas. A little snow would make this the perfect Christmas card scene. WK&S 0-6-0T 65 emerges from the woods and passes between an ex-Reading crossing shanty and a house made to l... (more)
A brief peek of sunlight illuminates Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern's Porter #65 as she runs southbound past one of the many old farm houses dotting the landscape in rural Steinsville, Pennsylvania... (more)
The primary power on the Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Railroad is this 65-ton Porter Tank Locomotive built in 1930. She was acquired from the Safe Harbor Water Power Company by the WK&S in 1972... (more)
WK&S #65 speeds along the Hawk Mountain Line with the first private steam charter of the railroad.
Having stopped only briefly to drop newspapers and perishable foodstuffs, a local freight hustles out of Kempton, Pennsylvania for points south.
A Saddle-Tank Porter Locomotive covers the landscape with an impressive blanket of smoke as she hauls a mixed train north from Wanamaker to Kempton, Pennsylvania.
The crew of a Saddle-Tank Switcher in rural Pennsylvania takes a brief break as they await their next order to move.
The mixed train rounds the sweeping curve at Steinsville with the farmhouse and barn looming in the background. The photo charter, put on by Christian Signorelli, was perfectly timed as this years... (more)
A local mixed train shuttles milk, newspapers and a passenger or two between rural Pennsylvania communities around 1940. Check photo data for exact date.
Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern's Porter #65 approaches Trexler's crossing with a local freight.
Since "The Pan Master" wasn't able to attend the charter, I submit for viewing the honorary Mitch Goldman Memorial Pan Shot of Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern 0-6-0 65, complete with pond reflection... (more)
A steady rain is falling as WK&S 0-6-0T #65 powers a mixed train south towards Kempton.
A group of boy scouts wave as a mixed train heads south towards Kempton through the small village of Trexler on the 'Hawk Mountain Line'.