A steamy July evening in New Jersey, as SU-99 head to Binghamton.
Light engines head back to Binghamton
The power of the Susquehanna SU-99 has just passed the peak of the grade at Snufftown Road in Stockholm, NJ. This is the highest point on what remains of the original NYSW Main Line.
The engine... (more)
The New York Susquehanna & Western road train SU-99 uses 12,000HP of SD40 variants to battle the grade at Newfoundland, NJ. With 80+ loads behind them, these 645s where working overtime to keep sp... (more)
The stars spin around Polaris in a 37 minute exposure at Mile Post JC 122. The SU99 didn't pass until the very end of the exposure.
NYSW SD40T-2 3012
NYSW SD40T-2 3016
Susquehanna SD40-T 3012 and 3016 and SD45 3618 crossing the Hackensack River. The submarine USS Ling, now a museum, can be seen in the background just ahead of the first unit.
In the last minutes of daylight, the five "Special Duty" beasts work up the grade at Newfoundland. A crowd of railfans watch the train road by to catch a look at the Stourbridge Railroad BL-2 that... (more)
SU99 battles the grade just outside of Butler, NJ. The leader on tonight's SU99 is tunnel motor 3012 originally built for the Southern Pacific as 8242.
We meet the SU99 again further west at Franklin Lakes, NJ along NJ-208 and I-287 headed into a golden sunset.
The New York Susquehanna & Western SU99 runs at restricted speed through PC Yard in Saddle Brook, NJ. The train is powered by three former Southern Pacific EMD SD40T-2's "Tunnel Motors" and a lone... (more)
NYSW 3012 on the point of SU-99 enters the Hudson Secondary and into the remains of Warwick Yard in Warwick, NY 10/2007
NYSW SU99 rolls west towards Binghamton under the massive ex Erie mainline coaling tower.
NYSW SU99 rolls west towards Binghamton along the Delaware River on freshly rehabbed trackage.
Recently reopened West Mountain Rd Bridge provided me this nice vantage point of the SU99 heading northbound past Lake Grinnell.
WS-3 is overtaken by a fast moving CSX Q418 on the adjacent River Sub. The tunnel motor is assigned to a local and looks odd running long hood forward.