A scene that's been repeated thousands of times at this very location, albeit with different equipment, was replayed once more today. An export unit coal train is being assembled at St. Nicholas (... (more)
A Strange Turn of EventsNormally, there's no freight traffic on the Minersville branch on a Saturday, but due to some extraneous circumstances (a minor derailment, I heard) near Tre... (more)
In the blink of an eye, R&N #425 races across the bridge at Glen Onoko falls carrying eager passengers towards Old Penn Haven during July 4th weekend festivities. This bridge is shared between the... (more)
Blast off in 3...2...1... R&N #425 has the highball and with 210 pounds of steam quickly accelerates up through the Lehigh Gorge State Park putting on a show for railfans and passengers alike.
The master and the apprentice: Engineer Chris Bost, a veteran of the Reading & Northern steam team for over 30 years, speaks with Tim Haefner about the ins and outs of former GM&O #425. Passing on... (more)
R&N #425, with her throttle to the roof and the nation's colors waving in the wind, makes the grade at Glen Onoko with a train full of railfans for Memorial Day weekend 2017.
Reading & Northern freight southbound through Zehners.
Railfans board R&N's RDC pair at Tamaqua after a brief station stop before returning to Port Clinton, PA.
Reading & Northern's blue SD50 takes a break from the Lehigh Gorge Scenic to lend a hand with a freight through Nesquehoning, PA.
The Reading & Northern logo as featured on its RDC's (Rail Diesel Cars) - No. 9166, here, in acknowledgment of its origins in 1983 primarily as an Anthracite Coal Hauling Short Line Railroad. Tod... (more)
Reading & Northern's RDC's make a run through Orwigsburg, PA, while on a return trip from Jim Thorpe.
Reading & Northern's RDC's make a run through Zehners in Tamaqua, PA, while on a return trip from Jim Thorpe.
Reading & Northern's RDC's prepare for departure from Tamaqua after a brief stop at the restored Reading station which dates back to 1874..
Reading & Northern's blue "225".
Acquired from the estate of George Hart, former Canadian Pacific 4-6-0 No. 1098 (built in 1913) was painted blue to match her older sister, 4-6-2 No.... (more)
The "new" Reading Outer Station complex is coming to fruition!
The Reading & Northern is investing $2 million at the corner of Bellevue Avenue and Route 61, in Reading, PA. The project, locat... (more)