A quiet Thanksgiving morning at Little Ferry. Blue and yellow sit side by side. CEFX 3124 was Southern Pacific SD45 8954. It is now leased by CSX. Well, Happy Thanksgiving! I have to get some pi... (more)
Over the years, several Gensets tested on the Q. Here is the latest. Last one I caught was Railpower's GGS2000D in March of 2005. See RP photo 100089. Thanks to the retaining wall building hom... (more)
A pair of CSX ES44DCs heading south, crosses Overpeck Creek at CP5.
TV-556 was one of the more interesting trains operating on the River Line in the 90s. It was typically led by SP motive power either as a solid set or mixed with Conrail units. Here the once-per... (more)
Power for March 11's SU99 sits trapped in Ridgefield Park due to a number of mudslides up the old Erie Southern Tier. Seeing yellow-jackets in this yard on the weekend is actually a real treat, in... (more)
On my first shot of the morning, I was pleasantly surprised by CN 5685 tagging along with CSX 8561 (SD50) and 7902 (C40-8W) at the head end of this ethanol train. The ducks were unimpressed.
Traveling light, these two are headed back up the River Line to their next assignment well past Little Ferry.
In visits past, Q yellowjackets handled switching moves. I am glad I had the chance to catch them. These days this Conrail Geep 38 heads off to move baretables. A whole lotta blue in this shot.
CSX 7774 leads the Sunday morning UPS train over a swelled Overpeck Creek.
Road power, positioned at the fuel pad, will take the evening's SU99 road freight west.
Southbound on the River Line with a pair of Conrail Quality units in the lead. The tracks in the foreground belong to the Susquehanna and are part of the "MC Yard".
Reflecting on a rare Sunday morning northbound, with an SD50 leading the way...
I have to get new railfan friends, all this group cares about is CN.
A leased NS GP38-2 sits next to the classic NYS&W sand tower at the compact Ridgefield Park engine facility.
A clean pair of "Conrail Quality" SD40-2s lead NSSE northbound across the Overpeck Creek bridge at CP5. The rails in the foreground belong to the NYS&W whose tracks runs parallel to the River Lin... (more)