After serving the Freehold Industrial Track, CSX 4423 makes an early return to Browns Yard w/ SHF. Here it negotiates Willow Street, the first of many road crossings on the Amboy Secondary.
Three years ago, on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, the afternoon Conrail local out of Browns Yard in central New Jersey was led by NS GP38-2 5271 and CSX GP40-2 4429, both former Conrail units, the 8061 a... (more)
Merry Christmas! Conductor Santa waves to small crowds gathering by the tracks as he makes his way to meet with the children of Freehold and Jamesburg.
SA-31 with a Conrail blue GP38-2 passes the abandoned Snuff Mill in Helmetta.
Norfolk Southern GP38-2 no. 5281 passes the abandoned Helme Snuff Mill in Helmetta on Columbus Day 2010. The Conrail locomotive and the Mill itself are both on borrowed time. Abandoned since 199... (more)
The Freehold local heads past the long abandoned snuff mill in Helmetta, NJ.
Running long hood forward down the Amboy Secondary, NS 5282 leads two covered hoppers past the flowering Crabapple Trees trackside in Helmetta.
A light engine move consisting of CSXT GP40-2 no. 4431 heads west on the Amboy Secondary. This run is the first to use the line after a storm dumped sixteen inches of snow on the area.
SA31 passes the most famous structure along any of the Central NJ Conrail lines, the Helme Snuff Mill. While the current recession has taken its toll in unfortunate ways, loss of jobs, lack of tra... (more)
CSXT GP40-2 4425 was sent out of Browns Yard this afternoon as a light engine movement, seen here kicking up snow as it passes the abandoned snuff mill in Helmetta.
A late afternoon local freight en route to Freehold heads west on the Amboy Secondary, past the abandoned Helme Products Snuff Mill in Helmetta.
Living on borrowed time... Which will the sun set on first, the Helme Snuff Mill or the blue paint on CSX GP40-2 4428? The snuff mill, built in the late 1800s and by 1925, the largest in th... (more)
With the pocket of sun disappearing fast, a 25-car SA33 is doing track speed through Helmetta on a beautiful summer evening.
All the pieces finally fell into place! The sun makes a rare weekday afternoon appearance for the first time in over a week as SA33 with NS 5271 shorthood forward passes the abandoned Helme Snuff ... (more)
Spring has sprung. Framed by blooming trees and the PRR-era catenary poles, CSX GP40-2 4412 hurries through Helmetta with three cars bound for local industries in Freehold. The abandoned He... (more)