Kayak railfanning along the North Jersey Coast Line
Browns Yard Local - SA31 passes Flat Creek on the NJCL. Heading south to Red Bank where the freight train will enter onto the CR Southern Secondary. In recent years two customers have... (more)
Flat Creek - An afternoon train bound for Bay Head has just crosses the Morgan Drawbridge and is passing alongside Flat Creek on the NJCL.
A westbound train to Long Branch makes its way passed Stump Creek in Old Bridge on a beautiful late Spring afternoon.
Shoving Across Stump Creek - This is the last diesel direct of the day from Bay Head to Hoboken heading across the Cheesequake Marsh.
Cheesequake Causeway -Most trains on this line run off the catanery wires, however, this train originated from the end of the line in Bay Head, which is not electrified.
Sporting a banner honoring military members and veterans, ALP-46A no. 4635 pushes a New York bound local train across the 1913 rolling drawbridge spanning Cheesequake Creek.
A Bay Head destined train coasting down the Coast Line.
Rushing past the marinas at Cheesequake Creek, a North Jersey Coast Line train to New York crosses the 1913 Morgan Drawbridge.
An afternoon train destined for New York Penn Station crossing the Cheesequake Marsh.
En Route to the Southern Secondary - The weekly Thursday Browns Yard local is seen running west on the eastbound track. Sometimes this train switches over to the westbound track at RARE ... (more)
Old School on the Coast Line - An NJT 4219 and 4129 double-header shoving from Bay Head to Hoboken. Like most of the F40s in the NJT fleet 4129 is no longer in service.
Railfanning the Gillespie - While waiting for the afternoon arrival of the Browns Yard supply train (OI16) I heard horns on the Gillespie Branch and hurried over to this spot to catch 444... (more)
Wrinked Rails - Just off the Amboy Secondary and east of Conrail's Browns Yard a member of the SA3 crew throws a switch to work Old Bridge Chemicals Inc. It's my understanding that rail ... (more)
Conrail JR-2/OI-16 typically operates with two six-axle units leading. On this day the Erie Lackawanna heritage unit is handling the job solo. NS 1700 seems to have had no difficulty bringing th... (more)