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Reading & Northern’s 20th Anniversary SD38 #2003

EMD’s SD38 made a name for itself in heavy drag freights and busy hump yards from the hills of Minnesota to the sprawling yards of the Northeast. Though production numbers were small compared to the similar SD40, many of these locomotives would change hands several times over their long careers – some of which continue […]

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Switchback Switching Branchline Customers

Switchback Switching The Reading & Northern Keyser Valley Branch

Tuesdays and Wednesdays bring a little something different to the 6-day a week operations on the Reading & Northern Keyser Valley Branch. On September 24 & 25, 2019, I spent some time with the PISB Train crews while they worked a small switchback extension to their branch.. The “Switchback Track” as I call it has […]

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Mega-Train Tuesday With 36T, K81, 10A, 11A And The Reading & Northern At Taylor Yard

  Norfolk Southern 36T with 85 cars @ 09:11 a.m..     36T making a rare switching move @ Taylor Yard with K81 and 2 Reading & Northern crews working Taylor Yard and the Stauffer Industrial Park.     Norfolk Southern 10A with 35 cars @ 6:46 p.m..     Norfolk Southern 11A with 70 […]

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Reading & Northern Railroad’s Little Red Cabooses

Andy Muller’s Empire: Little Red Cabooses

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The Reading & Northern Railroad In Scranton, Pa.

For all of you nitpickers…. No. The Reading & Northern Railroad does not own Taylor Yard. Norfolk Southern does. R&N actually owns the lines in and into the Stauffer Industrial Park and must pass through the Taylor Yard to reach them. However they do also work the Taylor Yard. Andy Muller’s Empire: Scranton, Pa.

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The Reading & Northern In Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Andy Muller’s Empire: The Reading & Northern Railroad In Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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The Reading & Northern In Coal Country
(Mahanoy City & Gilberton, Pa.)

Andy Muller’s Empire: The Reading & Northern In Coal Country (Mahanoy City & Gilberton, Pa.)

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The Reading & Northern Railroad In
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

Andy Muller’s Empire: The Reading & Northern Railroad In Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

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The Reading & Northern Railroad In
Jim Thorpe & Lehighton

Packerton Junction: The Norfolk Southern Interchange Yard @ Lehighton Andy Muller’s Empire: The Reading & Northern Railroad In Jim Thorpe & Lehighton

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The Reading & Northern Railroad In
Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Andy Muller’s Empire: The Reading & Northern Railroad In Pottsville, Pennsylvania

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