New York, Susquehanna, and Western Railway SU99 passes "JC 52" in Hardyston Township, NJ with 3012 and 3016 (SD33-ECOs) on Monday, June 29, 2020.
SU99 has just crested Sparta Mountain and begins its descent toward Sparta Junction at milepost JC 51. With five units (3810, 3018, CEFX 3147, CEFX 3126, and 3808) powering tonight's relatively sh... (more)
About to finish the climb up the mountain X268 grinds through Beaver Lake on its way eastbound.
On some days the crew will stop the train right behind Rich's deli to pick up breakfast or lunch. Not on this day as the 100 hustles eastward.
The Q271-16 heads westbound at sunset and is about to cross the recently rebuilt grade crossing for County Route 515.
In a daylight move the SU99, after completing its uphill battle, prepares to stop to restart both ALCo's on the train.