A pan shot of a new SD70M-2 locomotive for Norfolk Southern. These units were retired in 2020. Behind the leader is GCFX 3085 (SD40-2). The trailing unit was built originally as a SD40 for Canadia... (more)
Q300 finishes work at Manville and departs east for Oak Island- Newark. Behind the leader is CSXT 8563 (SD50). Both units are former Chessie System engines, CO 7502 (SD40) and CO 8563, respectivel... (more)
On the last day of July in 2020, eastbound intermodal CSX Q158 heads west on Conrail Lehigh Line Track #2 approaching CP Port Reading Junction. Behind the leader is CSXT 5292 (ES40DC).
NS 212 heads east onto the siding at CP Port Reading Junction. Behind the leader are UP 9790 (C44-9W; ex-CNW 8686) and NS 3539 (B32-8).
A late afternoon westbound train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan passes through the original location where the West Trenton Line (Trenton Line) used to divert off of the present-day Raritan V... (more)
NJT 4106 (ex-CNJ 3671) serves the function of a cab car as it leads NJT 5416 east on NJT's Raritan Valley Line. Being an ex-CNJ engine on ex-CNJ rails, NJT 4106 is serving on the same railroad lin... (more)
A standard cab GP60 leads NS 24V east on Conrail's Lehigh Line. GP60s leading NS road trains through New Jersey were once fairly common and this leader is the highest numbered such unit on the ros... (more)
A standard cab SD70 is on the point of a healthy-sized NS 18G. The second unit is NS 9872 (C40-9W). The leader was rebuilt into NS 1803 (SD70ACC) in November of 2018.
The Gentle Glow of Stacked Wooden Ties: An eastbound train from High Bridge passes by a stack of wooden ties ready to be used by MOW crews on the Middlebrook Industrial Track. The Middlebro... (more)
Yellow Power in Golden Light: CSX Q409 approaching Port Reading Junction. The trailing unit is UP 5464 (ES44AC) which compliments the color palette of both the leader and the lighting.
Glory Days: The configuration at Port Reading Junction was more photo-friendly back in the day. When the siding track (the track to the left) was upgraded to become another mainline track, ... (more)
Westbound train to Raritan train passes by the former interlocking where there used to be a junction with the West Trenton Line.
Westbound train to High Bridge ducks under Interstate Route 287 and arrives in Bridgewater Train Station with MARC cars on loan from Maryland. NJT 4200 (GP40PH-2B; ex-PC #3206) is on the rear.
NJT 5416 rushes east on the Raritan Valley Line approaching Bridgewater Train Station. Its consist doesn't consist of NJT passenger cars. Rather, it contains MARC cars on loan from Maryland. Becau... (more)
Returning to Manville Yard: The indomitable Conrail MA1 returning to the yard from points east. NS 5620 began its life as a GP38AC working for the Southern Railroad (SOU 2871).