Reading 4-8-4 2102 on Track to Steam Next Year

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PORT CLINTON, Pa. – One of America’s best-known steam locomotives is on the verge of a comeback. Reading Company 4-8-4 2102 has been undergoing a thorough rebuild for the past four years in the Reading & Northern’s shops in Port Clinton, Pa.

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Zoohogger

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That is amazing. I never got to see it in the 60's, Just too far away.
Big Boy, Logging Mallets, Willamette. Reading 4-8-4. Just have to live long enough and steam will come back.

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She's the first big steam I ever rode behind and the first big steam I ever worked on. Spent several years helping the rebuild in the early 1970's, gained experience that helped me in many other steam endeavors. I'm sure I would have done it one way or another, but due to this loco and a supportive friend, I got an early start in steam.
 




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