Straight Through Rich's Deli
Since the height of rail traffic on the NYS&W, Rich's Deli has played a key role in keeping the crew members fueled for their journey's East or Wes... (more)
Flared Radiators First
The unique flared radiators on NYSW 3618 certainly set it apart from the rest of the railroads EMD fleet. The train is easing through town at a mere 10 m... (more)
Oakland Viaduct Crossing
The Sparta relief job is seen crossing the Oakland Viaduct with NYSW 3618 leading long hood forward. This unit recently entered service again after sit... (more)
Late Evening Arrival
NYSW 3618 has a whopping 28 cars in tow as the engineer eases the train into MC yard. The crew began their day in Sparta at 6:00 in the morning and is seen... (more)
The Lone Survivor
One of two SD45's (the only one active) still owned by the New York Susquehanna & Western re-entered the active roster after a half million dollar rebuild. Th... (more)
"Toys for Tots Arrives at Wyckoff"
The Toys for Tots train arrives at Wyckoff Station with one of two Susquehanna SD40-2s at the point.
"Toys Over the Ramapo"
The Toys for Tots train departs Oakland as it crosses the Pompton River by way of the Oakland Viaduct.
"Susie-Q at Wyckoff"
The Susie-Q SD40-2 idles next to the Wyckoff Station which wears a reproduction of the original Erie Railroad styled sign.
"Over the Passaic"
The 2015 Susquehanna Toys for Tots train crosses the Passaic River which splits Bergen County from Passaic County.
The 2015 United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots train has departed the NYS&W Yard at Ridgefield Park for points west. The train will make multiple stops throughout the morning and afternoon col... (more)
"The Pompton Diamond"
The Toys for Tots train nears the end of its scheduled run under gloomy skies as it pounds the diamonds at Pompton Junction.
This locatio... (more)
"Reflections on the Passaic"
The Toys for Tots train crosses into Paterson over the Passaic River. Notice the full size two-seater couch on the middle bridge pier.
Before the real work commenced for the day, a quick jaunt to Lanesboro, Pennsylvania was in order for a rare daylight passage of the New York Susquehanna & Western's Port Jervis, NJ to Syracuse, N... (more)
The WS-3 crew swaps around units to obtain a west-facing unit for the SU-99 as the 3018 will be left behind for yard service.
Ballast Train on the Southern Divison
After the SU-99 was annulled the previous evening due to a bridge which was closed for repairs on the M&NJ Hudson Secondary, the railroad ... (more)