In a location that was originally developed by the CNJ, Reading colors and style now dominate. Here, Reading & Northern SD50 5049 waits for a excursion led by 4-6-2 425 to clear the tower before i... (more)
Shootin' grease. Two crew members work the grease gun to lubricate the engine's bearings during the lunch stop at Jim Thorpe.
With its bell ringing and whistle blowing, Reading & Northern 425 blast downhill around the horseshoe curve and across Oak Street in Pittston during its Tunkhannock-Jim Thorpe round-trip to suppor... (more)
What could be a better birthday present to me? How about driving up to PA the day after shooting a Shay on rails that hasn't seen steam in 30+ years to witness one of my favorite locomotives plyin... (more)
A week after Independence Day, American flags still fly in tribute throughout the cemetery as Reading & Northern 4-6-2 425 puts on a show as it struggles upgrade with the 11-car train.
My HO scale model of Reading & Northern 425 arrives at Jim Thorpe on this highly detailed section of my friend's layout. Actually, this is 12 inch to the foot railroading, as the blue Pacific pull... (more)
A steam engine draws a crowd everywhere it goes. This mother and daughter take a picture of the blue Pacific as she passes with the second Tunkhannock-Jim Thorpe excursion.
A CNJ Pacific leads a passenger train northward out of Jim Thorpe and into the Lehigh Gorge, passing the railroad's Nesquehoning Junction tower. In reality, it's a Reading & Northern 4-6-2 passing... (more)
Steam along the Susquehanna. Popping out into a small pocket of late afternoon light, Reading & Northern 425 slows to give riders a glimpse of the Susquehanna River as it nears the end of... (more)
Steam returns to the Lehigh Gorge. Reading & Northern Pacific 425 and two SD50s lead an excursion over the Lehigh River at Nesquehoning Junction. Part of Jim Thorpe can be seen in the bac... (more)