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By:Paul Koprowski
Dates:1/1/2008 - 12/31/2008
Album Info:Photos from various railroad trips in 2008
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Two RBMN EMDs
Title:  Two RBMN EMDs
Description:  RBMN 803 and 800 idle in the morning sun.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:40:49 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RBMN 803(SW8m) RBMN 800(SW8)
Views:  388   Comments: 0
Bigger Power
Title:  Bigger Power
Description:  Three of Reading & Northern's larger units idle at Port Clinton.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:41:13 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RBMN 2004(SD38) RBMN 3050(SD40-2)
Views:  506   Comments: 1
CNJ 98
Title:  CNJ 98
Description:  This coach restored to CNJ livery will be used in excursion service once CNJ 113 is restored.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:29:31 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  766   Comments: 0
C&O 614
Title:  C&O 614
Description:  C&O 614, the Iron Horse Enterprises locomotive, is still in storage at Port Clinton. One day it will return to the high iron.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:29:58 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  CO 614(4-8-4)
Views:  557   Comments: 0
113's Tender
Title:  113's Tender
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Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 8:07:49 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  660   Comments: 1
CNJ 113
Title:  CNJ 113
Description:  CNJ 113 is undergoing restoration at the Minersville station. Plans are to run excursions with it once repairs are complete.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:36:11 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  2286   Comments: 0
The Face Of 113
Title:  The Face Of 113
Description:  Hopefully soon to run.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 8:08:04 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  619   Comments: 0
Builder's Plates
Title:  Builder's Plates
Description:  From both Alco and the society restoring it.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 8:08:35 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  622   Comments: 0
The Society's Coaches
Title:  The Society's Coaches
Description:  Former CNJ coaches, including business car 98, that 113 will pull in excursion service once restored. The tracks are owned by the Reading & Northern Railroad.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 8:08:18 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  469   Comments: 0
Old BM&R sign
Title:  Old BM&R sign
Description:  A sign advertising Blue Mountain & Reading train rides can still be found near the South Hamburg station. Note the picture of 425 at the top.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:36:33 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  250   Comments: 0
Minersville station
Title:  Minersville station
Description:  The Minersville station stands at an old junction on the RDG line through this town. One line is abandoned. The other is still operated for freight service by the Reading & Northern RR.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 4:58:45 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  304   Comments: 0
LV 95116
Title:  LV 95116
Description:  Not all the rolling stock at the Reading Museum is of RDG heritage. An example is this Lehigh Valley caboose resting on the museum's temporary trackage.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 7:06:49 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 6300(U30C)
Views:  609   Comments: 1
RCTH 3640
Title:  RCTH 3640
Description:  Former RDG 3640 is currently under restoration at the Reading Museum at Hamburg. When finished, it will wear the green RDG paint scheme. This was the only GP35 on RDG to wear green.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 4:59:05 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RCTH 3640(GP35)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description:  This RDG Alco is used by RCT&HS to power excursions.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 4:59:22 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
Reading 5204
Title:  Reading 5204
Description:  Another RDG Alco owned by RCT&HS is RDG 5204. The unit still wears GBW red which is where it went at the startup of Conrail. It will be restored to full RDG livery in the future.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 4:59:37 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 5204(C424)
Views:  384   Comments: 0
RDG 92832
Title:  RDG 92832
Description:  One of the cabooses that the society owns is nicely restored to its original RDG apperance.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 7:02:29 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  308   Comments: 0
RCTH 9128
Title:  RCTH 9128
Description:  A former Blueliner MU car on display at the Reading Museum.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 7:07:31 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  634   Comments: 0
Future Turntable
Title:  Future Turntable
Description:  The markings are in for the future turntable that will be part of the roundhouse area of the new Reading Museum in the future. The pieces are currently stored on flatcars at Temple down the line.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 7:02:03 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 103(NW2) RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5204(C424) RCTH 3640(GP35)
Views:  820   Comments: 0
Reading 103
Title:  Reading 103
Description:  This ex-RDG NW2 was mainly used in yards. It is one of RCT&HS' operating locomotives.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 4:59:51 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 103(NW2)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
Reading 6300
Title:  Reading 6300
Description:  This big RDG U-boat is inoperable. Although currently in faded paint, it will eventually be cosmeticly and hopefully mechanicaly restored.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 5:00:15 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 6300(U30C)
Views:  602   Comments: 0
Reading 900
Title:  Reading 900
Description:  This is one of three surviving RDG FP7s. The other two, 902 and 903, are currently stored for the RCT&HS at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania at Strasburg. Note the temporary wooden side of the unit placed there until permanent siding is placed on.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 5:00:34 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 900(FP7A)
Views:  500   Comments: 0
Reading 5513
Title:  Reading 5513
Description:  The RCT&HS are the proud owners of the first GP30 ever produced. It was also the first locomotive acquired by RCT&HS.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 5:00:53 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  399   Comments: 0
AFRX 22
Title:  AFRX 22
Description:  AFRX 22 is apparently undergoing some maintenance at Topton. The former MEC Geep still wears its Guilford colors.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:29:10 PM
Location:  Topton, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  AFRX 22(GP7)
Views:  986   Comments: 1
EPRY locomotives
Title:  EPRY locomotives
Description:  Two locomotives assigned to the ESPN Kutztown operation lay over at Topton yard. The Guilford painted GP7 will soon be moving north to a new operation on the Stourbridge Line.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:17:34 PM
Location:  Topton, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  AFRX 22(GP7) EPRY 44(50Tonner)
Views:  647   Comments: 0
RPCX 9312
Title:  RPCX 9312
Description:  This baggage car of possible PRR ancestry sits at the end of track on the EPRY Perkiomen branch.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:19:25 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  1409   Comments: 1
EPRY 18617
Title:  EPRY 18617
Description:  At the end of track at Pennsburg, the EPRY is storing this old caboose in need of restoration.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:19:03 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  658   Comments: 0
Old Reading Station
Title:  Old Reading Station
Description:  The former Reading station at the current end of the former Reading Perkiomen branch, now operated by the East Penn Railway.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/25/2008 10:58:09 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  213   Comments: 0
EPRY 57
Title:  EPRY 57
Description:  EPRY 57 lays over for the weekend at Quakertown. This Alco started out on the Washington Terminal.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:18:32 PM
Location:  Quakertown, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  EPRY 57(RS1) EPRY 3153(B23-7)
Views:  429   Comments: 2
EPRY 3153
Title:  EPRY 3153
Description:  The East Penn Railway has repainted 3153 into the new EPRY paint scheme. This is the former Conrail Track Geometry Train unit.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:18:06 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  EPRY 3153(B23-7) EPRY 57(RS1)
Views:  389   Comments: 0
Reading Freight Station Remains
Title:  Reading Freight Station Remains
Description:  The skeletal remains of the old wooden Reading Quakertown frieght station. East Penn 57, a former Washington Terminal RS1, sits in the background.
Photo Date:  1/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/25/2008 10:58:31 PM
Location:  Quakertown, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  EPRY 57(RS1)
Views:  398   Comments: 1
WCRL 4230
Title:  WCRL 4230
Description:  WCRL has repainted 4230 into a PRR scheme. The railroad's RS18 1803 sits behind it under a tarp.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/21/2008 8:09:49 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  WCRL 4230(C424) WCRL 1803(RS18u)
Views:  401   Comments: 0
PRR 9275
Title:  PRR 9275
Description:  This old PRR baggage car named "Pete Small" is seen on the WCRR (ex-PRR West Chester line).
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 9:30:15 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  693   Comments: 1
WCRL 9124
Title:  WCRL 9124
Description:  One of WCRL's regular excursion coaches, once a RDG MU car. Note headlights still on the end.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:09:39 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  290   Comments: 0
SEPTA station sign
Title:  SEPTA station sign
Description:  This faded SEPTA sign still stands at the abandoned SEPTA West Chester U station near the WCRR yard.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 9:28:33 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  291   Comments: 0
West Chester station
Title:  West Chester station
Description:  The small "station" that stands at the end of track on this former PRR branch.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/21/2008 8:06:51 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  287   Comments: 0
WCRL 9
Title:  WCRL 9
Description:  This is a former Army locomotive that also saw service on the Black River & Western before coming to West Chester.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/21/2008 8:09:19 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  WCRL 9(65Tonner )
Views:  392   Comments: 0
WCRL 3
Title:  WCRL 3
Description:  This ex-B&O Alco sits out of service at the West Chester yard.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 9:30:41 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  WCRL 3(S2)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
WCRL 642
Title:  WCRL 642
Description:  The West Chester Railroad's caboose sits at West Chester yard.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 9:26:07 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  241   Comments: 0
Old SEPTA Shelter
Title:  Old SEPTA Shelter
Description:  The old SEPTA West Chester U station sits abandoned near the WCRR yard.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/21/2008 8:11:11 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  304   Comments: 0
WCRL 9117
Title:  WCRL 9117
Description:  An old RDG MU car now converted into a cab car for the WCRL tourist trains lays over at West Chester.
Photo Date:  1/21/2008  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 10:09:17 PM
Location:  West Chester, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  302   Comments: 0
NJTR 4011
Title:  NJTR 4011
Description:  New PL42 on old bridge with Erie markings.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 6/7/2008 10:10:02 PM
Location:  Paterson, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NJTR 4011(PL42-AC)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
Steam
Title:  Steam
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Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 5:56:42 PM
Location:  Paterson, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  USGX 299(2-6-0)
Views:  501   Comments: 1
USGX 299
Title:  USGX 299
Description:  The Paterson Museum has US Government Mogul 299 on display outside the old Rogers Locomotive Works building on Market St. in Paterson.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 6:03:46 PM
Location:  Paterson, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  USGX 299(2-6-0)
Views:  691   Comments: 1
ABSF 1
Title:  ABSF 1
Description:  This small 0-4-0T sits outside the Paterson Museum housed inside the old Rogers Locomotive Works. This locomotive was donated to the museum from the Wanamaker Kempton & Southern RR.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 6:03:19 PM
Location:  Paterson, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  ABSF 1(0-4-0T)
Views:  762   Comments: 0
NYS&W M2
Title:  NYS&W M2
Description:  The NYS&WT&HS has former Susquehanna RDC M2 stored at Butler.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 6:02:36 PM
Location:  Butler, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NYSW M2(RDC1)
Views:  516   Comments: 0
NYS&W M4
Title:  NYS&W M4
Description:  The NYS&WT&HS also has preserved former Susquehanna RDC M4
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 6:03:00 PM
Location:  Butler, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NYSW M4(RDC1)
Views:  414   Comments: 0
Ship With Susie Q
Title:  Ship With Susie Q
Description:  One of the NYS&W freight cars with the Susie Q woman image is seen stored with the rest of the NYS&WT&HS collection at Butler yard.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/8/2008 5:57:07 PM
Location:  Butler, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  557   Comments: 0
M&E 1851
Title:  M&E 1851
Description:  Former Amtrak Adirondack baggage car on a siding along the Morristown & Erie's Dover & Rockaway branch.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 5/28/2008 10:51:28 PM
Location:  Rockaway, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  277   Comments: 0
AMTK 738
Title:  AMTK 738
Description:  The unit that was repainted by Amtrak a few years ago in a WT paint scheme has been sold to the M&E. Seen at Whippany yard.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 2/10/2008 4:14:13 PM
Location:  Whippany, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  AMTK 738(SW1)
Views:  481   Comments: 0
AMTK 742
Title:  AMTK 742
Description:  Former Amtrak switcher. Purchased by the M&E for parts.
Photo Date:  2/3/2008  Upload Date: 6/9/2008 8:35:39 PM
Location:  Whippany, NJ
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  AMTK 742(SW1)
Views:  499   Comments: 0


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