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  1. Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    CSXT 987, NS 1043, and NS 1067 the Reading Heritage unit wait to meet two west bound trains south of Rochelle on a hazy August afternoon.
  2. A Tacoma Starship

    A Tacoma Starship

    This color photo was modified using Photoshop. First I used the poster edge filter to distort the basic photo. Then I selected the photo minus the sky and placed it as a foreground on a NASA photo of a star cluster. The original photograph showed the GNP Reading 2100 doing trial runs up the...
  3. Pioneer Critter, Corinne sk

    Pioneer Critter, Corinne sk

    SW900 ex Reading 1501 which was then transferred over to Conrail as 8701 and then acquired by Conagra in 1997. This unit is now operated south of Regina in the community of Corinne at the Pioneer elevator on the old Soo Line. I caught this old girl on my cross Saskatchewan trip this Summer. I...
  4. Reading & Northern

    Reading & Northern

    These coal hoppers have been showing up on CN through town since at least June 14th, 2008. Odd, since they have an interchange with CP. Clearly they didnt think the slogan through, as Reading & Northern is a US shortline, while I keep seeing them in Canada. Although hard to see in the...
  5. Reading and Northern Hoppers

    Reading and Northern Hoppers

    Reading and Northern coal hoppers are on the 450. Concidering where these are coming from, I wouldent be surprised if they were pulling Coke from Lloydminster. But the cars say 'Domestic coal service', so I guess it's not so.
  6. Cheltenham Junction

    Cheltenham Junction

    A Reading freight is setting on the Newtown Branch at Cheltenham Junction waiting to hea south on the Reading's New York Shortline. Today it is Septa's Fox Chase Line and Cheltenham Station. The Short Line is now CSX's Trenton Line.
  7. 2100 on the ground

    2100 on the ground

    While preparing to ship 2100 off to eastern Washington for its uncertain future it went for a little run around the Port of Tacoma. They derailed on this curve near Tote down on the tideflats. After spending hours rerailing the loco they derailed it about 500 yards later on another sharp curve
  8. NS 643

    NS 643

    An empty PP&L coal train slowly makes its way through CP-Bethlehem. On the right some power can be seen sitting in the River Yard.
  9. Getting Rare

    Getting Rare

    Norfolk Southern H47 works the East Penn Railway interchange @ Topton, PA.
  10. Snake

    Snake

    Eastbound Norfolk Southern train slithers along the old Reading.
  11. Fireman on the 2100

    Fireman on the 2100

    Fireman Steve waves to the camera. Steve as you can see is wearing the wrong hat for the train he is on.
  12. Reading 2100

    Reading 2100

    Reading 2100 crossing the old Milwaukee bridge in Tacoma
  13. Reading 2100

    Reading 2100

    Reading 2100 crossing Waller Rd.
  14. Reading 2100 crossing Highway 512

    Reading 2100 crossing Highway 512

    Reading 2100 crosses highway 512 on a nice day.
  15. Reading 2100

    Reading 2100

    Reading 2100 going across 72nd Street.
  16. Reading 2100

    Reading 2100

    Reading 2100 stopped at Fredrickson.
  17. Reading 2100

    Reading 2100

    Reading 2100 on a photo runbye at Fredrickson.
  18. Passing Manheim

    Passing Manheim

    NS H23 heads south to Lancaster, passing the former Reading Company station at Manheim, PA.
  19. Reading 2100 front

    Reading 2100 front

    Reading 2100 being worked on in Elgin Cty Railways Shops bldg on 11 Jun 2005
  20. Reading 2100

    Reading 2100

    Reading 2100 being worked on in Elgin Cty Railways Shops bldg on 11 Jun 2005



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