April Rare Mileage Trip Set on R&N

A rare mileage excursion with rail diesel cars has been set for April 23 on the Reading & Northern.

The trip will traverse several R&N lines including the P&R mainline, and the Mine Hill and Schuylkill branch lines.

Also planned are visits to Good Spring and Minersville, and a stop to see restored Central Railroad of New Jersey 0-6-0 No. 113 in Minersville.

Tickets are $119 per person and include lunch. Photo runbys are planned. The excursion will depart from Port Clinton at 9 a.m.

Tickets may be ordered by mailing a check with a stamped self-addressed envelope to Kermit Geary, Jr., 1266 Riverview Drive, Walnutport, PA 18088. Information or questions may be directed to Geary at KGJR@earthlink.net.

The outing is being sponsored by the Railroad Historians of the Lehigh Valley and the Lehigh Valley Chapter, National Railway Historical Society.

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