Everyday power, 1963. Elizabeth, New Jersey was a great train-watching spot, with the Pennsylvania Railroad main above, and the Jersey Central main below. The Jersey Central had 13 Trainmasters, a... (more)
I don't think AEM-7s ever looked as good as when they wore Amtrak's classic "phase 3" paint. Here we see 936 making easy work of a six-car westbound Metroliner at North Elizabeth.
At Linden Rd. the signals on the bridges have been converted from lower quadrant semaphores by this time (1950 comparison photo linked below), but the B&O intercity passenger fleet would soon retr... (more)
The Atlantic City Express Service (ACES) train southbound on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. This is the first ACES trip of it's last weekend to operate before being suspended for the season.
Amtrak Acela 2006 heading south through New Jersey Transit's North Elizabeth station.
In early Conrail days, Elizabethport was the "Mingo Junction" of RS3s. In this picture of the east end of Elizabethport yard are no less than 8 RS3s (in addition to two SD35s), and that cut of ca... (more)
All The Stops. The Arrow IIIs of NJ Transit trains 7257 make a quick stop at Elizabeth, just as they will at all the station stops on the way to Bay Head.
Culture Shock. After visiting the Strasburg Railroad on vacation, I stopped in Elizabeth to take in a little Corridor action. After the laid-back style of railroading practiced in S... (more)
Untouched former CNJ GP7 #1532 and re-lettered RS3 #5370 (former CNJ #1540) switch in Newark, NJ.
The Virginian hustles south through North Elizabeth at a time when Northeast Corridor trains still had names.
Raising a little dust as it brakes for the curve just to the south
Second unit is a "Red Baron" RS-3
Waiting to get into Elizabethport yard
Elizabeth, NJ hosts a visitor from the 21rst century.
Lots of changes in this area since 1973