The Lehigh Rambler nears its station stop at Jim Thorpe. 450 passengers will soon descend upon the shops and restaurants in town.
The bell clanging, ole #425 makes a very brief appearance chugging through town.
The 'blue pacific' has new meaning to me.
With a throaty bark and the hiss of the cylinder cocks, the Reading & Northern's Locomotive 425 begins to shove the NRHS Lehigh Rambler consist south from the boarding area in Duryea to the wye at... (more)
Just about 15 minutes after leaving the boarding area, the "Four and a Quarter" has reached relatively level track and is beginning to accelerate to track speed with her diesel consort hanging on ... (more)
Coming off the wye at Pittston Yard, the Reading & Northern's "Blue Pacific" #425 climbs the hill with the NRHS Lehigh Rambler consist in tow. As I shot this sequence, I had my first opportunity... (more)
The NRHS special hustles into the Lehigh Gorge passing the siding switch at Tannery, enroute to Jim Thorpe and ultimately Port Clinton.
The Rambler makes quite the racket leaving Pittston Yard trying to get a running start at the grade. The stack talk was reverberating off the neighboring houses and throughout the surrounding val... (more)