The daily supply train crosses Browns Rd. as it enters into Browns Yard. NS 3426 and NS 1703 have been mainstays on this transfer run. The crewman's door is open as he readies to throw the swit... (more)
This here is Jase from the reality show “Duck Dynasty” riding point on a GP-15. Actually Jase is just the nickname given to him by some of his Browns Yard colleagues. These guys are hard-working... (more)
NS 5282 leads a twenty one car train west out of Browns Yard. Its destination is the industrial park in Dayton, NJ. In the distance sits an EMD SD40-2, I believe NS 1705. Also, if you look abov... (more)
The afternoon freight train to Freehold (SA31) was running especially late and I just happened to stumble across the reason why. Track maintenance was being performed on the Amboy Secondary just ... (more)
The supply train from Oak Island (OI) to Browns Yard cannot traverse its normal route because Superstorm Sandy has disabled the Raritan River Drawbridge. Until further notice the OI supply train ... (more)
Moving westbound on the Amboy Secondary, SA31 pulls a string of covered hoppers across Main Street (Rte. 615).
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.
With short hood forward, CSX 4412 reflects off the waters of Deep Run as it runs light to the Hightstown Industrial Track. A long train of empty cars, extending west out of Browns Yard, awaits re... (more)
Just after departing Browns Yard, CSX 4429 passes alongside Deep Run on its way to the Freehold Industrial Track.
An early morning westbound train passes through Spotswood on the Amboy Secondary. The land in the foreground is owned by Conrail, but was recently leased to the Township of Spotswood, which clean... (more)
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)
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.
A late afternoon local freight en route to Freehold heads west on the Amboy Secondary, past the abandoned Helme Products Snuff Mill in Helmetta.
With seventeen cars in tow, NS 5284 leads a local freight west on the Amboy Secondary through Spotswood.