CSX SD40-2 8830 and a companion NS locomotive rest in the Oak Island's receiving yard.
Sea Full Of Cars
M&E 18 and 23 crawl through Oak Island Yard on their way to the Garden State Secondary and a Form D. At first glance, you'd think this was M&E's yard and these are... (more)
A long hood first Union Pacific GE is power for a Conrail ballast train.
There's something you don't see every day. A Union Pacific Gevo is the sole power for Oak Island yard job OI-95. The previous day it was down the Lehigh Line dropping ballast for some track work. ... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
CSX 2812 waits for clearance in the Garden Yard.
Conrail OI16 puts its train together in Oak Island Yard. Photo taken from a public overpass.
NS GP38-2 5259 and CSX SD45-2 8869 wait at the Receiving Yard.
CSX/NS pair serve as Oak Island's yard goats.
SD40-2 heads under the highway.
Timing is everything. No sooner than I put the 4 ways on and hop out of the car 8829 and 3426 get underway. Wait a second! 3426? An SD45-2 is usually lashed up with 8829. Hmmm?
As this day comes to an end, these Autoracks await to be filled the next morning at Oak Island Yard.
A busy Spring morning at Oak Island and a exchange of horns as SD45-2 meets an arriving leased C40-8.