RailPictures.Net Photo: RR 4 Raritan River Railroad EMD SW900 at South Amboy, New Jersey by Charles J Freericks
 
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Raritan River Railroad (more..)
EMD SW900 (more..)
South Amboy (more..)
South Amboy, New Jersey, USA (more..)
June 15, 1979
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RR 4 (more..)
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Charles Freericks (more..)
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With most of their units out working the day's two trains, the Raritan River Railroad's shops area held a single SW900 on the morning of June 15, 1979. Built in 1954, the old switcher looked pretty good that morning (as did the entire fleet of SW900s). A joint subsidiary of the Penn Central and the Central RR of NJ, the Raritan River was a very profitable operation and it fought being included in Conrail (its sole parent at this point) for four years. A year after I took this shot, Conrail prevailed and the RRRR was no more.
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