Contraction and Expansion
When the Susquehanna lost its western connection Lehigh & New England in 1961, the road suffered a forced retrenchment from Hainesburg, New Jersey to the ... (more)
As mainline Alco’s were being phased out on most Class 1 railroads, the Delaware & Hudson became large draw with its sizable fleet of RS’s and Centuries. When the New York Susquehanna & Western es... (more)
"WS-2 on the Pilot"
The crew of WS-2 relays the SU-100 road power from the MC Yard to the fuel pad for servicing.
The Adirondack railway operated passenger service from Utica to Lake Placid, New York between 1979 and 1981. The Adirondack served the Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games (remember the Miracle on Ice... (more)
Emerging From the Shadows
The SU-100 coasts downhill through Butler with an uncommon SD40-2 leading the way. Anything that isn't an SD60 is typically assigned to local duty on ... (more)
Anomaly in the Morning Rush Hour
The delayed SU-100 continues its Eastward journey to Ridgefield Park as it cuts through the busy town of Wyckoff. Shortly after the train passe... (more)
Hackensack River Crossing
Only minutes away from the MC Yard the crew of the SU-100 eases across the Hackensack River with one of the railroads two SD40-2's on point. The norma... (more)
Early Foliage at the Newfoundland Station
The Friday edition of the SU-100 is running a few hours behind schedule operating in daylight through Northwest New Jersey. An added b... (more)
"A Third of the Fleet"
Five of the Susquehanna's 16 locomotives bask in the morning sun by CP-5 shortly after the arrival of the SU-100. The only examples of power miss... (more)
A trio of Susquehanna yellow jackets round the curve at Butler Yard.
"Autumn at Newfoundland"
The crew of WS-2 runs a daylight SU-100 by the historic Newfoundland Station shortly after sunrise on a beautiful early autumn day. One of the ... (more)
NYS&W WS2 runs light to the west end of the MC Yard to assemble the SU99 road freight.
My first opportunity to photograph "Suzie Q" Yellow Jackets did not disappoint thanks to a fellow guide who was kind enough to show us the premium photo locations. Witness NYS&W train C... (more)
NYS&W WS2 is preparing to assemble the SU99 road freight.
NYS&W WS2 is departing the fuel facility with the 3012. The crew will operate west to the MC Yard to assemble the SU99 road freight.