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Norfolk Southern #1067 (The Reading Heritage Unit) @ Linden, NJ

Norfolk Southern #1067 (Reading Heritage Unit) @ Linden, NJ

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A Journey Back In Time: The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum In Hamburg, Pa.

Throughout its 30-year history, the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society has acquired the largest collection of railroad rolling stock dedicated to a single railroad in the United States. Comprised of over 70 freight and passenger cars and locomotives, the Society’s collection includes several historically significant examples of rail equipment, including the first production model […]

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The Legendary St. Nicholas Coal Breaker In Mahanoy City, Pa.

The Legendary St. Nicholas Coal Breaker: Mahanoy City, Pa.

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Along The Line: Reading Railroad Motorcar Spotted In New Columbia, Pa.

I was at the monthly meeting of the Central Pa. Chapter of the National Rail Historical Society and in the parking lot of the Bonanza Restaurant where the winter meetings are held was something interesting. A Reading Railroad motorcar being trailered to…. Somewhere!? Reading Railroad Motorcar Spotted In New Columbia, Pa..

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Norfolk Southern #1067: The Reading Heritage Unit On Train 14R In Scranton, Pa.

Norfolk Southern #1067: The Reading Heritage Unit On Train 14R In Scranton, Pa..

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The Reading Heritage Unit: On Home Rails For The First Time In A Long Time

It’s been 4 years since Norfolk Southern‘s famed Heritage fleet was placed into active duty service across the system. Since then they, and their special interest brethren, have racked up tens of thousands of miles across America. That said, it’s sometimes a long time before the units see their own home rails. Such was the […]

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