Old Meets New at Maywood (part 2)
The engineer of the westbound Sparta local gives a friendly wave while passing the Maywood Station Museum. NYS&W Alco S2 #206 is cosmetically resto... (more)
A pleasant change to the usual outfit of SD60s on SU99 was this "Snoot Nose" leader, in the form of NYSW 3014. Built in 1978 for the Southern Pacific as their #8321, this Tunnel Motor ke... (more)
The crew of the CL-1 has just dropped off several hoppers at Agway and is seen on the reverse move to retrieve the rest of their train which is tied down just east of Grove Street. This "snoot" no... (more)
NYSW CL-1 heads soutbound.
After drilling baretables, it's break time.
At New York Susquehanna & Western's MC Yard in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, is a four unit set of 6-axle power making up a train to head north later on the evening of December 29, 2011. Three-fou... (more)
A WS local crew runs light power to the west end of the MC Yard for the evening SU-99 road train. With lease power becoming more prevalent, it was nice to see a "yellowjacket" in the mix, even if ... (more)
SU-99 passes the former NYS&W station in Bogota shortly after departing the MC Yard. The building has been modified by past owners, and has certainly seen better days, but at least it's still sta... (more)
SU-99 gets underway across the Hackensack River at 1725. Today's power is SD40T-2 3014 (SP 8321, built 4/78), SD40T-2 3012 (SP 8242, built 4/80), and SD40-2 3018 (SOU 3267, built 1/78). The 3018... (more)
An all-Susquehanna consist of SD40T-2/SD45/SD40-2/SD45 is prepped by the outbound road crew and will soon depart for Binghamton, NY. I'm sure they were in a hurry to get home as this was the even... (more)
The Conrail geep was icing on the cake as three NYS&W EMD's lead tri weekly SU99 out of north Jersey for a night run to Binghamton.
A northbound NYS&W freight exits their own trackage and enters onto the CSX Mohawk Sub at CP-293 with cars for interchange. Six big EMDs are in charge today, including a leased CSX SD40-2.
An NYSW train is tied down at BD as fireworks from a AA baseball game between the Binghamton Mets and New Hampshire Fisher Cats light up the sky to the west.
Three SD40T-2s lead SU-99 westbound into the setting sun.