"Whose Railroad Is It Anyway?" The months following the Conrail split were certainly interesting. New traffic patterns had yet to develop and there were many extra trains and odd locom... (more)
CSX Selkirk to Camden road train Q417 rounds the curve at Ridgefield Park, as it meets the NYS&W's WS3 with a trio of SD60s.
The WS3 crew is moving the road power toward the head-end of the SU99 road train.
A weekday afternoon at the fuel pad finds borrowed CSX 2732 and a trio of road units waiting for service.
Former Oakway SD60 (#9082) was sitting in BNSF's Northtown Yard awaiting disposition line in 2012. Atrip to Paducah and a new coat of paint for 3808 and five? others which have been consistent pow... (more)
A pair of Susie-Q SD60's head into the NYSW yard in Ridgefield Park to prepare to couple to a consist that would later become NYSW SU-99
A loaded unit ethanol train appears just before the sun sets. BNSF power has become common on CSXs River Subdivision, but it is always a treat to catch a former Santa Fe warbonnet in the lead. Th... (more)
An empty crude oil train crosses Overpeck Creek on a frigid winter morning. The creek is tidal, and even during this time of high tide it seems to be partially frozen. BNSF power has become quit... (more)
Q268 slowly rolls across the Overpeck Creek Bridge before heading into the auto terminal at Bellmans Yard. The creek is partially frozen due to unseasonably cold temperatures (low single digits) ... (more)
After hearing K048 departed Selkirk with a UP duo I decided I wanted to catch this train! About 30 minutes after I arrived K048 rounded the corner and entered the S-Curve with 2 foreign yellow lo... (more)
Pumpkins On Christmas - Loaded autorack train Q268 almost always has CSX power, but Christmas Eve proved otherwise. A somewhat new BNSF ES44C4 leads this train.
In the northeast, Kansas City Southern locomotives are very uncommon, but November 14th, 2013 proved otherwise. I received news of an autorack train, symboled Q268, heading south on the CSX River ... (more)
A CSX tofc is coasting downhill from CP7 in this heavy snowfall as it passes the former New York Central Union Station built in 1927.
BNSF power seems to be the norm on these crude oil trains from the midwest as it crawls down track 1 past the old New York Central Union Station built in 1927.
A pair of four- packs at Ridgefield Park... Four NYS&W SD60s are at the fuel track being prepped for the evening's SU-99 road freight while four CSX GEs coast by on the River Subdivision.