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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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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
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