A friend and I set up to shoot Conrail local WJAL-18 crossing the ex-CNJ bridge over the Delaware River at Phillipsburg, New Jersey, an infrequent occurrence in 1983. Unbeknownst to us, the consis... (more)
In the mid-1970’s, a weekend visit to the small engine facility in Phillipsburg, New Jersey usually yielded one or two pairs of RS11’s, RSD12’s sandwiching a GP9B, and a T6. On this visit, the Bel... (more)
Recently rebuilt 4666, with the H74, waiting for permission to head back to Allentown with cars picked up from Hudson Yard.
Commuter passenger service presented unique challenges to the railroads that operated these trains. One of those challenges was keeping the lights on in the coaches. Long-distance passenger cars w... (more)
Susquehanna #142 steams out of Phillipsburg with the first trip of the day.
Conrail’s Allentown Local to Washington, New Jersey, WJAL-18, enters the former Lackawanna Phillipsburg Branch from the ex-Jersey Central main line at Phillipsburg, New Jersey. This local was abou... (more)
NS 22V, passing the DL&W built Phillipsburg Union Station, used by both the CNJ and Lackawanna.
The former Ingersoll-Rand plant switcher awaits its restoration at the Phillipsburg Railroad Historians Museum.
From above Phillipsburg, NJ an eastbound intermodal is seen crossing from Easton, PA into New Jersey for its final stretch.
Carrying sixty-four cars of intermodal traffic, the Lehigh Valley’s Apollo 2 rolls east across the Delaware River. Three examples of the last power acquired by the LV are in charge of one o... (more)
High and Wide Excitement!
Another railfan shows his excitement as NS 980 glides through Phillipsburg after making an adjustment to the heat exchanger just across the bridge in East... (more)
NS H76 had a special assignment this day. The PRR Brill gas-electric car 4666 which had been on the BR&W for many years is being towed out to the new Allentown & Auburn Railroad at Topton, PA. Onc... (more)
Spring has ushered a new influx of Union Pacific run-through power on the NS Lehigh Line and here, NS 64K is charging through Phillipsburg, NJ, with the 7829 leading.