RailPictures.Net Photo: CSXT 3053 CSX Transportation (CSXT) GE ES44AC at Sparta, New Jersey by Steve Zachowski
 
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CSX Transportation (CSXT) (more..)
GE ES44AC (more..)
Sparta Junction (more..)
Sparta, New Jersey, USA (more..)
October 20, 2014
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CSXT 3053 (more..)
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Steve Zachowski (more..)
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"Short on Horsepower"

Having nearly stalled on the grade at Gulf Summit the NYS&W was faced with a decision; send the train up Sparta Mountain with the two CSX engines and hope for the best or have a crew bring additional power from the mornings SU-100. The latter of the two was the preferred method by the railroad resulting in this train receiving two additional NYS&W which they tacked behind the CSX power. The train is seen here about to meet WS-4 in Sparta Junction as they brought up the power for the detour train along with an engine and cars for the evening Sparta job.
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