Conrail Shared Assets Browns Yard is a small but busy yard. Piles of ties can be seen scattered about everywhere as a major tie replacement project is about to begin. I happen to catch these gee... (more)
"Toys for Tots"
The 2010 NYSW/VRA/USMC Toys for Tots trains as it is stopped at the Pompton Lakes station. Every year, Pompton Lakes draws the largest crowd for this event. Here we... (more)
NS 2584 and NS 5309 delivered a work train of MofW equipment to Browns Yard yesterday and are now waiting for their return back north. The locomotive power operating in/out of Browns Yard are ver... (more)
Morristown & Erie C424 18, getting it's train together, for the first Easter Bunny Train trip of the day.
"Foreign" power from all of the class 1 railroads in the North America has become a common sight in New Jersey, but every now and then something even more unusual appears. On this day a... (more)
NJ Transit deadline in Garwood. Vandals have stolen all the number boards in this lash up.
The multi-year concrete tie replacement project continues on the Northeast Corridor, with work now progressing on track 1 in the vicinity of ELMORA Interlocking in Elizabeth. KN702 brings ballast... (more)
The end result of a train vs. truck at a grade crossing from the summer of 2013. The locomotives fate is yet to be determined. Everybody walked away from the i... (more)
Conrail OI-82 brings a train of Norfolk Southern maintenance of way equipment south to Browns Yard. Reportedly there is a tie replacement project scheduled in the near future on one or more of th... (more)
A former SOO Line geep leads CSX hopper train K534 bound for Maryland. Not often do you see a 4 axle locomotive leading mainline freight.
Conrail OI-32 returns to Oak Island Yard light after delivering cars to Metuchen Yard. The train (two locomotives and a "shove platform") has entered track 1 of the Northeast Corridor ... (more)
Standing tall and glaring down on this streamliner in its final hour, the scrapper looks like he's just slain a mighty beast as smoke rises from the wounds. The 486 was built in 1957 for the New ... (more)