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READING & NORTHERN OPERATES FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICES BETWEEN READING , PA AND SCRANTON, PA.
 
EXCURSIONS ARE WITH STEAM ENGINE 425 AS WELL AS DIESELS.
 
THE LEHIGH GORGE SCENIC RAILWAY ALSO OPERATES OUT OF JIM THORPE.
 
 
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL FOLEY (c)
 
 
 
 

Saturday, May 16, 2009
Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration
 
Excursion with The 425 ran to benefit Wyoming County United Way, was operated between Tunkhannock, and Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. The 13 car, 3 locomotive train departed Tunkhannock at 9am, and arrived Jim Thorpe at 1245pm. There was a 3 hour layover, where riders could enjoy Jim Thorpe, before returning north.

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Preparing to depart Tunkhannock 0852 5/16/09

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Crossing Tunkhannock Creek, which is about to lead into The Susquehanna River. 0902 HRS. 5/16/09

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0916 HRS. 5/16/09

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0925 HRS. 5/16/09

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ALONG THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER, FALLS, PA. 0929 HRS. 5/16/09

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SAND PLANT ROAD, FALLS, PA. The Horses went crazy. 0950 HRS. 5/16/09

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APPROACHING COXTON YARD ON NARROWS ROAD, PITTSTON. 1011 HRS. 5/16/09

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Cemetery along Railroad Street, AVOCA, PA. 1027 HRS. 5/16/09

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MILL CREEK, AVOCA, PA. 1035 HRS. 5/16/09

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Taken from Route 115 overpass. PLAINS, PA. 1058 HRS.

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Jim Thorpe 1255 HRS. 5/16/09

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1302 HRS. 5/16/09

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1407 HRS. 5/16/09

Saturday, October 11, 2008
 
An excursion with The 425 was operated from Port Clinton, to Jim Thorpe, and return. The photos below are between Jim Thorpe, and Port Clinton on the return leg.

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JIM THORPE 10/11/08

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THIS HAS BECOME ONE OF MY FAVORITES

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Saturday, September 6, 2009
 
Excursion was operated with The 425 from Jim Thorpe, to Pittston, and return.

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RBMN Steam 425. Jim Thorpe, PA. 0900 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN Steam 425. Jim Thorpe, PA. 0900 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN Steam 425. Jim Thorpe, PA. 0900 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN Steam Tender 425. Jim Thorpe, PA. 0900 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN Steam Tender 425A. Jim Thorpe, PA. 0900 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN SD50M 5049. Jim Thorpe, PA 0900 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN Steam 425. Jim Thorpe, PA. 0900 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN 5033. Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway. Jim Thorpe, PA. 0907 HRS. 9/6/08

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RBMN Steam 425. Hickory Run Xing. 1000 HRS. 9/6/08

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NS 9414. Penobscot, PA. 1042 HRS. 9/6/08

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Penobscot Tower 9/6/08 1043 HRS.

A BRIEF VISIT TO READING & NORTHERN HQ AT PORT CLINTON, PENNSYLVANIA. (PN) ON 3/30/02
WEATHER WAS LESS THAN IDEAL.
 
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL FOLEY (c)
SCANNED FROM 35MM PRINTS
 
 

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