A Baltimore & Ohio train moves auto racks west at Lansdowne, Maryland. In a couple of miles, the train will either head for the Thomas Viaduct and Washington, or will divert to the Old Main Line t... (more)
A single-unit Baltimore & Ohio train rolls west under the signal bridge at Lansdowne, Maryland.
The Baltimore & Ohio has put an EMD switcher on the main line as SW900 9407 brings a local under the signal bridge at Lansdowne, Maryland.
Restored Reading GP30 5513 is in passenger service on the Blue Mountain and Reading, running south through Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania.
Reading Technical & Historical Society’s restored Reading C630 5308 brings a northbound Blue Mountain & Reading passenger train through Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania.
Blue Mountain and Reading’s restored Pennsylvanis E8’s bring a passenger train north into Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania. While the EMD’s are on former PRR rails, discontinuance of any remaining pa... (more)
A Blue Mountain and Reading work train pauses next to the one-time PRR station at Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania. The residents of the structure at the time were apparently fine with living in a r... (more)
Decked out with yellow frame striping and handrails, Reading T-1 4-8-4 2102 rolls south at Glen Gery, Pennsylvania on the Blue Mountain and Reading. Hopefully it won’t be too much longer before th... (more)
As he has later done on the Reading and Northern, Blue Mountain and Reading owner Andy Muller spent money on erecting structures to recreate a classic railroad feel. Here 4-6-2 425 leads a southbo... (more)
One of Blue Mountain & Reading’s first locomotives was NW2 413. Built as Erie 413, the EMD switcher is seen here with a southbound work train just north of Leesport, Pennsylvania.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest crosses the landmark Santa Fe trestle at Larkspur, Colorado. During this era, Santa Fe trains were in the minority on the Joint Line. Traffic was dominated by Burlin... (more)
Pushing to Palmer Lake
Two Santa Fe SD40-2’s are pushing a Burlington Northern coal train toward the Palmer Divide at Littleton, Colorado.
Ohio Pile Driver
A Santa Fe B&B crew works on shoring up a small trestle at Littleton, Colorado.
A Santa Fe GP20 trundles past the depot at Littleton, Colorado. A nicely restored version of the depot exists today, in the middle of an urban sprawl.
Pulling a stone train, four rebuilt Santa Fe GP7’s work across the prairie ranchland of Buckholts, Texas.