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Owner: Railroad Passenger Car Numbering Bureau
Model:EMD FP7ABuilt As:RDG 903 (FP7A)
Serial Number:11390Order No:6091
Frame Number:6091-A4Built:5/1950
Notes:Reading
Other locos with this serial:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
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NS 34M with Reading FP7's
Title:  NS 34M with Reading FP7's
Description:  34M passes at 2:41PM with a pair of Reading FP7's in tow.
Photo Date:  9/29/2007  Upload Date: 9/29/2007 10:07:59 PM
Location:  Emmaus, PA
Author:  Austin MacDougall
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9445(C40-9W) NS 8826(C40-9) NS 5214(GP38-2) RPCX 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  533   Comments: 1
RPCX 903
Title:  RPCX 903
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2007  Upload Date: 9/29/2007 10:08:01 PM
Location:  Emmaus, PA
Author:  Austin MacDougall
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
NS 5214
Title:  NS 5214
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2007  Upload Date: 10/8/2007 4:40:31 PM
Location:  Blandon, PA
Author:  Collin Reinhart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5214(GP38-2) RPCX 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  237   Comments: 1
RPCX 903
Title:  RPCX 903
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2007  Upload Date: 10/8/2007 4:40:36 PM
Location:  Blandon, PA
Author:  Collin Reinhart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  456   Comments: 0
NS 34M
Title:  NS 34M
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/29/2007  Upload Date: 10/8/2007 4:40:39 PM
Location:  Blandon, PA
Author:  Collin Reinhart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9445(C40-9W) NS 8826(C40-9) NS 5214(GP38-2) RPCX 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  341   Comments: 1
Reading FP's on old main 4
Title:  Reading FP's on old main 4
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2007  Upload Date: 10/1/2007 7:40:11 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Ron Tilley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RPCX 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
Reading FP's on old main 4
Title:  Reading FP's on old main 4
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/30/2007  Upload Date: 10/1/2007 7:40:21 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Ron Tilley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RPCX 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Infrared FP7s
Title:  Infrared FP7s
Description:  Infrared image of the Reading painted FP7s pulling the 1 o' clock excursion train back to Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:31:41 PM
Location:  Palm, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
The 1 o'clock train is back
Title:  The 1 o'clock train is back
Description:  The 1 o'clock train is back in Pennsburg and will pull the 3 o'clock train out shortly.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:34:16 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Taking a break
Title:  Taking a break
Description:  The Reading painted FP7s take a break in Pennsburg between the 1pm train and the 3pm train.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:34:33 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Ready to depart on the 3 o'clock train
Title:  Ready to depart on the 3 o'clock train
Description:  The 3 o'clock train prepares to depart Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:34:55 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  121   Comments: 1
Infrared fish eye
Title:  Infrared fish eye
Description:  An Infrared fish eye view of the Reading painted FP7s.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:35:36 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  117   Comments: 1
Infrared fish eye 2
Title:  Infrared fish eye 2
Description:  Another Infrared fish eye image of the Reading painted FP7s.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:36:01 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
The 3 o'clock train departs
Title:  The 3 o'clock train departs
Description:  An Infrared image of the Reading painted FP7s being pulled out of Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:36:33 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
End of the day
Title:  End of the day
Description:  After returning from the last trip of the day, the Reading FP7s rest at the end of the line in Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:37:50 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  215   Comments: 3
Side view of the 903
Title:  Side view of the 903
Description:  A side view of Reading painted FP7 903 after finishing it's runs for the day.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:38:10 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
FP7s just crossed Zeigler Road
Title:  FP7s just crossed Zeigler Road
Description:  The two Reading painted FP7 units just cleared the Zeigler Road grade crossing and are being towed up the line where they will be cut in and run the train back to Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:40:07 PM
Location:  Palm, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  170   Comments: 0
Reading FP7s
Title:  Reading FP7s
Description:  Two Reading painted FP7 units being towed up the Perkiomen Branch where they will later cut in and bring the train back to Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:42:38 PM
Location:  Palm, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
FP7s
Title:  FP7s
Description:  The two Reading painted FP7s being towed up the Perkiomen Branch.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:43:50 PM
Location:  Palm, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
Heading up the Perkiomen Branch
Title:  Heading up the Perkiomen Branch
Description:  The two Reading painted FP7s being pulled up the Perkiomen Branch on the 1 o'clock excursion.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:44:51 PM
Location:  Palm, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
The entire train
Title:  The entire train
Description:  The entire train can be seen heading up the Perkiomen Branch through Palm, P.A.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:45:25 PM
Location:  Palm, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A) PRL 7554(GP10)
Views:  400   Comments: 0
Reading FP7s being towed up the Perkiomen Branch
Title:  Reading FP7s being towed up the Perkiomen Branch
Description:  The two Reading painted FP7s are being towed up the Perkiomen Branch to where they will cut in and bring the train back to Pennsburg, P.A.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:45:56 PM
Location:  Palm, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A) RDG 902(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
Just crossed Powder Valley Road
Title:  Just crossed Powder Valley Road
Description:  The Reading painted FP7 units trailing on the 1 o'clock train from Pennsburg just crossed Powder Valley Road and continue to be towed up the line where they will be cut in to bring the train back to Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:48:22 PM
Location:  Corning, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  106   Comments: 1
Through the woods
Title:  Through the woods
Description:  The Reading painted FP7s being towed through the woods on the 1 o'clock train from Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:48:45 PM
Location:  Corning, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Rounding the bend
Title:  Rounding the bend
Description:  The Reading painted FP7s trail on the 1 o'clock train from Pennsburg as they head up the line.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:49:47 PM
Location:  Corning, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Taken from the vehicle
Title:  Taken from the vehicle
Description:  Taken from Tony K's van while chasing after the returning 1 o'clock train.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:50:39 PM
Location:  Corning, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
Preparing for the 3pm departure
Title:  Preparing for the 3pm departure
Description:  After arriving in Pennsburg, the train is prepped for the 3pm departure.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:51:03 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
Reading 903
Title:  Reading 903
Description:  The RPCX 903 waits for the 3pm departure from Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:51:49 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
The 3 o'clock train returns
Title:  The 3 o'clock train returns
Description:  With the Reading painted FP7s pulling, the 3 o'clock train returns to Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:52:24 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
Coming back to the station
Title:  Coming back to the station
Description:  The 3pm train returns to Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:52:45 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
The last train of the day returns
Title:  The last train of the day returns
Description:  The 3pm train from Pennsburg returns to the station in Pennsburg.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:53:08 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Approaching 4th Street
Title:  Approaching 4th Street
Description:  The 3pm train rolls up to the 4th Street crossing as it returns to the station.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:54:11 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Returning to the station
Title:  Returning to the station
Description:  The last train of the day crosses 4th Street as it pulls back into the station area.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/11/2009 8:54:36 PM
Location:  Pennsburg, PA
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 903(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
RPCX 903
Title:  RPCX 903
Description:  Awaiting transport to Steamtown on the DL&W
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/26/2009 7:38:01 PM
Location:  Slateford, PA
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
RPCX 902 & 903, Slateford Junction Tower (Lackawanna Cutoff)
Title:  RPCX 902 & 903, Slateford Junction Tower (Lackawanna Cutoff)
Description:  nee-RDG FP7s pose in this non-staged shot next to Slateford Junction Tower. Slateford Jct. Tower, which controlled the junction with the Old Road, remained in operation until January, 1951, when its operation was transferred to East Stroudsburg (PA) Tower, about six miles (10 km) west. The Lackawanna Cutoff was amost entirely dismantled shortly after Conrail took it over from the EL.
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/25/2009 5:11:53 PM
Location:  Slateford, PA
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RPCX 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  857   Comments: 1
RPCX 902
Title:  RPCX 902
Description:  Awaiting transport to Steamtown on the DL&W
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/26/2009 7:38:03 PM
Location:  Slateford, PA
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RPCX 902(FP7A) RPCX 903(FP7A)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
RPCX 903
Title:  RPCX 903
Description:  Awaiting transport to Steamtown on the DL&W
Photo Date:  10/25/2009  Upload Date: 10/26/2009 7:38:04 PM
Location:  Slateford, PA
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RPCX 903(FP7A) RPCX 902(FP7A)
Views:  183   Comments: 0


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