A large crowd greets the 2006 edition of the Conrail Browns Yard Santa Claus Train in Freehold with fellow GP40-2 locomotives CSXT 4405 and CSXT 4415 (former Conrail locomotives CR 3293 and CR 331... (more)
A Look Back at the Browns Yard Santa Train - Here is a look at the 2017 Conrai Browns Yard Santa Train parked in Freehold to bring Santa Claus to see the Children. Snow is an unusual ev... (more)
Conrail SA-03 drills Prestone on a Tuesday afternoon. Normally, the SA-31 job does this work on Mondays and Wednesdays. However, a small derailment the night prior prevented SA-31 from finishing t... (more)
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.5. Here's my only top 10 shot from my home state, New Jersey. Af... (more)
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas - The 31st annual Conrail Browns Yard Santa Train departs Freehold and is headed for its next stop in Jamesburg.
Conrail SA-31 makes its way eastbound through downtown Freehold after working Prestone. Surprisingly, they came back through town as light power, providing this scene at the Freehold station. The ... (more)
Santa Claus arrives in style, waving to the gathering crowd from the front walkway of CSXT 4405 as the Browns Yard Santa train slowly rolls into position on the platform adjacent to Freehold stati... (more)
Downtown Freehold - One of Conrail Shared Assets Operations' more unique pieces of equipment is a switching platform. These units are used in reverse moves on local freights and don't off... (more)
Approaching the End of the Line - SA31 passes by an old Central Railroad of New Jersey phone shanty as they approach Halls Mill Road. A hopper full of sodium hydroxide perhaps is being de... (more)
The Chase Concludes - After serving Prestone, the SA31 crew is now shoving an empty tank car west through farmland back toward downtown Freehold. The conductor in his florescent green s... (more)
Just East of Downtown - I've had this shot planned for two years and finally it has come to fruition. This train is now without the centerbeam car Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: EMD GP40-2Location: Freehold, New Jersey, USALocomotive #: CSXT 4419Train ID: CR WPSA31Photo Date: March 23, 2015
With a wave from the engineer, the annual Browns Yard passes Builders' General Supply, as Santa gets himself ready for the children waiting for him at the former Pennsylvania Railroad station abou... (more)
Conrail's Santa Train comes into Downtown Freehold with you know who leading the way, passing a small historic home and a mother and her daughter waving to Santa Claus.
The annual CSAO Browns Yard Santa Train rolls into Freehold, NJ as a mother and daughter wave to Santa.
The Browns Yard santa train runs to Freehold with Santa on the front