Reading & Northern’s 4-6-2 Pacific #425 was the draw.
In December 2014, this handsome steam locomotives was operating a series of holiday trips on the old Reading Company lines out of Port Clinton, Pennsylvania.
Pat Yough offered to drive and so I traveled down by train to meet him and make photographs.
At the time, I was keen on investigating the FujiFIlm X-series mirrorless cameras as my next avenue for digital photography, so Pat lent me his Fuji XT1 to try out.
In addition, on that day I was also working with my Lumix LX7 and Canon 7D cameras.
We arrived at Port Clinton in the morning in time to catch 425 making some switching moves in preparation for its run up to Schuylkill Haven.
Overall, I was extremely impressed by the Fujifilm camera that day and a month later I invested in one.
The territory served by the old Reading Company also impressed me, and I’ve chosen this area as the setting for the model railroad that my girlfriend Kris Sabbatino and I are building.
Recently, Kris, impressed by my results with the Fuji X-series has invested in a Fuji XT4.
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