In like a lion... An early March snowstorm has blanketed northern New Jersey as a midday New York to Monclair State University train slows for the Bloomfield station stop on Friday, March 8... (more)
After a cold, windy day on the Colorado plains, a crew member has climbed down from Great Western 2-10-0 90 to chat with a truck driver making a delivery to the railroad yard.
Amtrak P32BWH 512 kicks up a wake of snow as it climbs the West Slope of the Alleghenies and passes under the PRR signal bridge in Lilly, 254.7 miles from Philadelphia.
Race you to Newark. Amtrak Acela power car 2004 brings up the rear of train 2110 as it passes NJT ALP-46A 4641 sitting at the Elizabeth station with train 3244 at 1:23 p.m. Both trains are ... (more)
Counterpart NJT New York-Trenton trains meet at Elizabeth as westbound train 3847 departs with Arrow III MU 1380 at the head end while ALP-46A 4638 shoves on the rear of an 8-car New York-bound tr... (more)
2013 in 2013. For the fourth year in a row, I was able to catch a locomotive that shares a number with the current year on my first day of railfanning in that year. This year, I caught Amtr... (more)
On the final day of Black River & Western's 2012 passenger excursion season, sunny skies shined down on former Great Western 2-8-0 60, which returned to service a few months ago. Here, 60 leads th... (more)
Merry Christmas! Dressed for the holidays, Black River & Western 2-8-0 60 arrives at the "North Pole," aka Ringoes, with the second of three Santa Express excursions on the final operating ... (more)
NJT ALP-46 4618 leads a westbound Morris & Essex train over the 1903-built Newark Drawbridge spanning the Passaic River. The larger, rectangular towers behind the bridge are for the parallel I-280... (more)
Restoration of service. More than a month after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in New Jersey, service resumed on NJ Transit's Gladstone Branch on Monday, December 3, 2012. With the catenary st... (more)
NJT 4644 glides under the signal bridge and begins to slow for the station stop at Perth Amboy, just beyond the overpass I am standing on.
After dropping off some cars in the Port Reading yard (out of view to the right), NS 3376 and CSX 8829 pulled across the diamond at CP PD to return to their train. The engines will back around the... (more)
This station stop is... Perth Amboy. Two former Conrail SD40-2s, NS 3376 (ex-CR 6438) and CSX 8829 (ex-CR 6433) lead the Oak Island to Browns Yard transfer run down NJT's North Jersey Coast... (more)
SP heritage in NJ. The day before Thanksgiving 2012 brought a unique visitor to New Jersey in the form of UP 1996, the Southern Pacific heritage unit. The colorful unit, along with UP 8628 ... (more)
Service resumes. Two weeks and two days after Hurricane Sandy devastated the New Jersey Transit rail system, partial service resumed on the Montclair-Boonton Line on Wednesday, November 14,... (more)