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Bob Kise's Collection
 
4/24/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Reading Blue Mountain & Northern
Model:BLW 4-6-2Built As:GMN 425 (4-6-2)
Serial Number:60339Order No:
Frame Number: Built:1/1928
Notes:ex-GMN
Other locos with this serial:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) VFS 425(4-6-2) BMRG 425(4-6-2) GMN 425(4-6-2)
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RBM&N 425 in blue
Title:  RBM&N 425 in blue
Description:  At the old Reading Tamaqua Station
Photo Date:  6/15/1991  Upload Date: 3/13/2013 5:55:43 PM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
425 pulling empty hoppers toward Cressona
Title:  425 pulling empty hoppers toward Cressona
Description:  Date is approximate
Photo Date:  5/13/1995  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 8:32:45 AM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
425 in Port Clinton
Title:  425 in Port Clinton
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/1995  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 8:33:26 AM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
425 blasting across Main Street
Title:  425 blasting across Main Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/1995  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 8:34:19 AM
Location:  Schuylkill Haven, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
425 being inspected in an empty Cressona Yard
Title:  425 being inspected in an empty Cressona Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/1995  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 8:35:09 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
Pops lifting in Cressona Yard
Title:  Pops lifting in Cressona Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/1995  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 8:35:47 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
425 underway with a clear stack
Title:  425 underway with a clear stack
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/1995  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 8:36:23 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
425 at Steamtown
Title:  425 at Steamtown
Description:  With the 3254
Photo Date:  7/1/1995  Upload Date: 1/4/2015 8:41:59 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CN 3254(2-8-2)
Views:  287   Comments: 0
The 261 coupling up, with 425 waiting alongside
Title:  The 261 coupling up, with 425 waiting alongside
Description:  Steamtown's grand opening bunting still adorns the station and footbridge to the mall
Photo Date:  7/3/1995  Upload Date: 1/6/2015 6:00:42 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station,Steam
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  217   Comments: 1
Comparing two boiler diameters
Title:  Comparing two boiler diameters
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/3/1995  Upload Date: 1/6/2015 6:01:29 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
261 & 425 side-by-side
Title:  261 & 425 side-by-side
Description:  Steamtown Mall in the background. The spoked pilot wheel on 425 has since been replaced.
Photo Date:  7/3/1995  Upload Date: 1/6/2015 6:02:07 AM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
425 on the old Lackawanna grade
Title:  425 on the old Lackawanna grade
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/3/1995  Upload Date: 1/6/2015 6:06:48 AM
Location:  Elmhurst, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  150   Comments: 1
R&N 425, ready to go
Title:  R&N 425, ready to go
Description:  About to head up the old Reading RR Little Schuylkill Branch
Photo Date:  10/12/2013  Upload Date: 10/21/2013 4:47:06 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  56   Comments: 0
425 backing up at Port Clinton
Title:  425 backing up at Port Clinton
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/12/2013  Upload Date: 10/21/2013 4:53:24 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  67   Comments: 1
425 at the sand tower
Title:  425 at the sand tower
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/12/2013  Upload Date: 10/21/2013 4:54:00 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  61   Comments: 0
The crew plans their next move
Title:  The crew plans their next move
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/12/2013  Upload Date: 10/21/2013 4:55:34 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
425 backing past the railroad headquarters building
Title:  425 backing past the railroad headquarters building
Description:  With bell at a jaunty angle
Photo Date:  10/12/2013  Upload Date: 10/21/2013 4:56:19 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
113 backing past 425
Title:  113 backing past 425
Description:  425 dropped the 9-car train below the switch
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:27:36 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
425 and 113 uncoupled from train, to clear crossing
Title:  425 and 113 uncoupled from train, to clear crossing
Description:  After the 11:00 a.m. trip
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:29:55 PM
Location:  Minersville, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
113 at Maple Avenue crossing, backing down toward Cressona
Title:  113 at Maple Avenue crossing, backing down toward Cressona
Description:  1:00 p.m. trip
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:31:23 PM
Location:  Marlin, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
425-113 backing toward Cressona
Title:  425-113 backing toward Cressona
Description:  At "Becks"
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:32:38 PM
Location:  West Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  91   Comments: 0
425 at Westwood Jct.
Title:  425 at Westwood Jct.
Description:  113 stayed behind at Cressona Yard. Track to right leads to Tremont.
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:34:27 PM
Location:  Marlin, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
425 backing toward Cressona
Title:  425 backing toward Cressona
Description:  3:00 p.m. trip
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:35:24 PM
Location:  West Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
425 and 113 blast out of town
Title:  425 and 113 blast out of town
Description:  On the 3rd and final trip of the day
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:36:19 PM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
113 doubleheading with 425
Title:  113 doubleheading with 425
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:36:54 PM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
The doubleheader blasting upgrade
Title:  The doubleheader blasting upgrade
Description:  The sound was incredible!
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:37:49 PM
Location:  West Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  235   Comments: 2
113 heading home
Title:  113 heading home
Description:  Thanks to all who made the day possible. We enjoyed riding the 1st trip & chasing the other two...
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/2/2013 5:38:17 PM
Location:  West Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  147   Comments: 1
Clearing its cylinder cocks
Title:  Clearing its cylinder cocks
Description:  Departing the yard just after 9:00 a.m.
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 1:55:47 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
Getting underway, deadheading to Tamaqua
Title:  Getting underway, deadheading to Tamaqua
Description:  With sharp exhausts!
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 1:57:06 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
Crossing the farm country north of Blue Mountain
Title:  Crossing the farm country north of Blue Mountain
Description:  In the Little Schuylkill Valley
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 1:58:15 PM
Location:  Molino, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 3058(SD40-2) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
At the Route 895 crossing, full track speed
Title:  At the Route 895 crossing, full track speed
Description:  By Marchiano's pizza parlor
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 1:59:58 PM
Location:  New Ringgold, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
Starting to parallel PA Route 443
Title:  Starting to parallel PA Route 443
Description:  Near Zehner's Switch, on the way to Tamaqua
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 2:01:13 PM
Location:  Zehners, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
Slowing to a stop near Tamaqua's station
Title:  Slowing to a stop near Tamaqua's station
Description:  The last of the autumn leaves in the trees..
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 2:02:20 PM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  63   Comments: 2
425 waiting, just north of Tamaqua's station
Title:  425 waiting, just north of Tamaqua's station
Description:  The first trip was at 11:00, to New Ringgold and back
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 2:03:38 PM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
By the New Ringgold fire department
Title:  By the New Ringgold fire department
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 2:07:27 PM
Location:  New Ringgold, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
Blasting back to Tamaqua- the sound was incredible!
Title:  Blasting back to Tamaqua- the sound was incredible!
Description:  Along PA Route 443
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 2:08:19 PM
Location:  South Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  58   Comments: 0
Hammering up the grade on the 1:00 p.m. trip
Title:  Hammering up the grade on the 1:00 p.m. trip
Description:  Crossing the road to Tamaqua Tunnel, with a thunderous roar...
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 2:09:22 PM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  75   Comments: 3
Blasting through Barnesville
Title:  Blasting through Barnesville
Description:  Along PA Route 54, by the post office. (Looking toward E. Mahanoy Jct.)
Photo Date:  12/7/2013  Upload Date: 12/8/2013 2:11:04 PM
Location:  Barnesville, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  72   Comments: 1
425 pulling off the Lehigh Line
Title:  425 pulling off the Lehigh Line
Description:  You can ride behind this engine at mainline speeds in open-window coaches. Don't miss it if you get the opportunity.
Photo Date:  7/5/2014  Upload Date: 7/6/2014 7:38:29 AM
Location:  Penobscot, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  64   Comments: 1
425 slowly entering Penobscot Yard under the old signal bridge
Title:  425 slowly entering Penobscot Yard under the old signal bridge
Description:  The stack blast from this engine is ALWAYS deafening.
Photo Date:  7/5/2014  Upload Date: 7/6/2014 7:39:17 AM
Location:  Penobscot, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
425 gets underway at the old Cressona station
Title:  425 gets underway at the old Cressona station
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:13:40 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
425 blasting out of Cressona at 9:51 a.m.
Title:  425 blasting out of Cressona at 9:51 a.m.
Description:  Deadheading to Minersville
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:15:34 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  39   Comments: 0
Bending the iron at Westwood Junction
Title:  Bending the iron at Westwood Junction
Description:  10:08 a.m.; mid-20s, F. It was cold...
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:17:33 AM
Location:  Pottsville, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
The 11:00 doubleheader backs toward Cressona
Title:  The 11:00 doubleheader backs toward Cressona
Description:  11:11 a.m. at Westwood Junction
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:20:50 AM
Location:  Pottsville, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
Backing toward Cressona
Title:  Backing toward Cressona
Description:  Just off Route 901
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:22:04 AM
Location:  West Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
Backing along Railroad Street
Title:  Backing along Railroad Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:22:55 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
Underway back to Minersville
Title:  Underway back to Minersville
Description:  11:39 a.m.
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:24:02 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
The 113 adds its muscle
Title:  The 113 adds its muscle
Description:  The sound was incredible; 425 had a steamboat whistle and the 113 was using a Pennsy 3-chime
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:24:47 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
My wife snapped a picture through the windshield
Title:  My wife snapped a picture through the windshield
Description:  Along Railroad Street
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:25:58 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CNJ 113(0-6-0) RBMN 425(4-6-2)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
Blasting upgrade, paralleling the Gordon Nagle Trail (PA Rt. 901)
Title:  Blasting upgrade, paralleling the Gordon Nagle Trail (PA Rt. 901)
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/29/2014  Upload Date: 11/30/2014 6:27:02 AM
Location:  West Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RBMN 425(4-6-2) CNJ 113(0-6-0)
Views:  142   Comments: 0


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