Metroliners on #4 pass a GG-1 powered freight with excess power on #3 that will soon leave the NEC at Lane Tower, pass under the #4 track flyover, and enter the PRR Waverly Yard complex.
The early 1980s paint scheme left little doubt as to the identity of the operator of New York-Washington high speed trains. A set of Amtrak Metroliners raced south through North Elizabeth, NJ, en ... (more)
NJDOT 4876 is seen on a Bay Head bound train at North Elizabeth, NJ in 1977. The GG-1 will come off the train at South Amboy for E units as the wires were not extended to Bay Head until the 1980's... (more)
As the Norfolk Southern Corp 047/Conrail OI-17/ Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Blue Train was at the North Elizabeth station of NJ TRANSIT. With the The Virginian Railway NS heritage un... (more)
An Amtrak Acela Express set slithers like a snake through the growing urban landscape of North Elizabeth, NJ. The station, just north of Elizabeth, was rebuilt with high level platforms in 1987 w... (more)
Southbound on the NEC shortly after entering the corridor at Lane Tower. This GP38-2 is in fresh paint, about 8 months after the Conrail startup.
Here's the northbound Southern Crescent connection making time thru North Elizabeth behind a reliable GG1 on a snowy Sunday in 1977. A whiff of steam on top of the G indicates that the steam gener... (more)
Under The Wires
Freight on the NEC used to be a daily occurrence, but since the Amtrak takeover, the number of actual through freights has dwindled and the Boston to DC line now se... (more)
The Little Engine That Could
With the bulk of the ACS-64's on the property, the time has almost fully run out on the AEM-7's. At this point, only two remained in service, with 927 ... (more)
A freight led by a pair of E-44's passes the depot at North Elizabeth.
An Amtrak Regional Express led by ACS-64 #604, leads a train westbound out of Newark, NJ, through North Elizabeth bound for points south. The track to the far right is what is known as a "fly-over... (more)
Southbound Amtrak Acela Express rolls past a northbound NJ Transit train.
Under The Wires
Conrail OI-8 makes a run for it out of Lane Interlocking. They're headed to Metuchen Yard with a healthy cut of cars in tow.
PC4427 leads a freight onto the Northeast Corridor just south of Lane Tower on a snowy January day.
Southbound Amtrak train 93 approaches North Elizabeth.