NYSW SD40-2 3022 pauses to switch out some cars down in the MC yard tracks. Built as Norfolk And Western 1605 in June 1966 then to NS and later BDLX leasing company. The NYSW purchased 3 SD40-2s f... (more)
Y120 makes an early morning appearance at CP5 on the River Subdivision with interchange traffic for the NYS&W.
On a sunny Sunday while traveling to the tracks, my friend gives me a call and tells me that Q439 has the MCVX Safety Train! The train included a caboose, some passenger cars, some freight cars, ... (more)
Q268 is approaching Bellman's Yard at it moves slowly across the Overpeck Trestle.
NYS&W 3022 rests in front of the crew house at the Ridgefield Park engine terminal. In the background is the long Route 46 overpass across the Hackensack River.
On a sunny afternoon I heard about Q418 on CSX's Trenton Sub! While on Rt. 17 I heard CSX's NI Dispatcher over the scanner but it wasn't the clearest signal. I heard him mention something about ... (more)
On a nice sunny Saturday with nothing to do I headed down to Ridgefield Park! After a 10:30 Soccer game where my team won 6-3 with the 6th goal from me I was in a very good mood and then trains m... (more)
Two iconic symbols of railroading in the late 1960s and early 1970s, PC "worms" and an ACI label, remain intact in 2013. This former Penn Central 890000-series Pullman Standard 4785 cu.ft. cover... (more)
NYS&W's WS3 crew moves a trio of SD60 locomotives, in preparation of assembling the afternoon's SU99 road freight.
Q010 rolls through the S-curve at Ridgefield Park on the approach to CP5 with a UP SD70M in the lead. The train is relatively short, and the entire consist can be seen in this view. At left is t... (more)
A leased CSX GP38-2 switching out the NYSW at Ridgefield Park
MCVX Fire Safety Train rolls past Ridgefield Park on Palm Sunday 2013, trailing on CSXT Q439
Q439 rounds the bend in Ridgefield Park about to pass the NYSW's engine facility. The distinct sound of an EMD dynamic brake gave a huge clue that there was some good power trailing behind the GEV... (more)
Due to low traffic, on Sunday's the Q417 (Selkirk-Camden) now runs as an L417, only running from Selkirk to North Bergen. This Palm Sunday the train ran with about 15 cars.
On a St. Patrick's Day 2013 I headed down to Bergen County, NJ to see some CSX & NYS&W! Seen here is NYS&W 3022 resting in Little Ferry Yard after performing switching duties!