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The Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus Train (Red Show) Exits Northeast Pa.

The Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus Train Exits Northeast Pa.

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Coal Trains Thunder Over The Sunbury Line Again!

It’s no secret that coal is what put Northeastern Pennsylvania on the map but what might not be known to today’s Sunbury Line railfans is that coal trains did in fact thunder along the Sunbury Line in the 20th century too. It was summer of 1999, not long after Conrail was chopped in half like […]

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Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus (Blue Train) In Franklin Township, NJ

Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus (Blue Train) In Franklin Township, NJ

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Tuesday Double-Play With Trains K82 And 053 (A High & Wide Special)

Norfolk Southern K82 with 32 cars @ 07:10 a.m….     Norfolk Southern Train 053 (a high/wide special) @ 10:00 a.m…. Trains K82 And 053 (A High & Wide Special)

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All Aboard Reading & Northern’s Santa Claus Christmas Special In Pottsville, Pa!

Christmas is special for many reasons but from a railfan’s perspective the holiday’s are a time for trains!… Train around the Christmas tree and lots of full-size Christmas trains!… In keeping with fond traditions, PADCO in conjuction with the Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern and Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway launched two Santa Claus Specials from […]

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Unit Train 65X Rolls Through Northeast Pa….. Again!

Unit tank train 65X has rolled through Northeast Pa…. Again. And though empty this time, the 98 black tank cars and 1 Soo Line covered hopper (used as a spacer behind the locomotives) nonetheless carried the train symbol 65X down the Sunbury Crescent and into Enola just like another did on Monday, October 19, 2015 […]

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Savage Diesels Return And Train 65X…. A Unit Crude Oil Train Rolls Through Northeast Pa.!

Norfolk Southern Train 37T with 38 cars and Canadian Pacific AC4400CW #8619 leading @ 07:15 a.m…. Norfolk Southern Train 30T with 77 cars and Savage, Bingham & Garfield (SVGX) GP9s #8626 & #8628 @ 08:40 a.m….   Norfolk Southern Train 65X (Unit Crude Oil train) with 118 cars (115 loaded tanks and 3 spacers up […]

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Union Pacific (I.C.E.): The Ice Cold Express At The Railex Distribution Facility In Rotterdam, NY

In 2006 Railex LLC launched service in partnership with the Union Pacific Railroad and CSX between Wallula, Washington¬†and Rotterdam, New York¬†followed in 2008 by a Delano, California, to NY lane, and Jacksonville, Florida service from the west coast in 2014. Railex runs unit trains of 55 large, “Plate F” refrigerated cars. Two additional refrigerated unit-train […]

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