The use of a step ladder provided just enough elevation to get over the weeds at this location to get a clear shot of NYSW 3012 and 3016 and train SU99 continuing their uphill grind near Oak Ridge... (more)
On the Ridge. New York, Susquehanna, and Western Railway featured a wide variety of motive power on Monday, June 22, 2020. The CSX Road Slug set of CSXT 2230 (neé-C&O 3539, GP35, 6/1964) was mated... (more)
A colorful and varied consist led this edition of the NYS&W SU-99. Most notable was the CSX mother/slug set that would lead until Sparta, NJ, where they were cut off to be used as local power.
"Blazing Across the Trails"
NYS&W SU-99 making easy work of Sparta Mountain as the four yellow jacket EMDs pull their 30 car train through Oak Ridge.
A year ago on this day, NYS&W WS-5 made a rare afternoon Sunday run with SD45-2 #3618 leading the way to Sparta Junction. The train runs parallel to Cozy Lake Road while making easy work out of Sp... (more)
"A Winter Wonderland"
Sunday Afternoon Sparta Turn
The only active SD45-2 on the NYS&W, no. 3618 leads an unusual daylight local to Sparta Junction on a stellar Sunday evening. The crew is bringing ... (more)
Jade Green on the NYS&W
The mid week edition of the SU-99 heads Westbound in golden hour light behind a pair of SD60's along with a GP38-2 for the SJ-1. While rolling stock on ... (more)
"Back to Back"
Both NYSW SD33ECOs power a small stone train westbound on the Southern Tier.
NYS&W SU99 heads up to JC49 on the NYS&W, shown here off Route 23.
"Storming thru the Rock Cuts"
Bluebirds Assault the Mountain
A quartet of leased CEFX SD40M-2's bring the evening SU-99 through Oak Ridge, NJ as they near the summit of the grade in Stockholm, NJ. The units... (more)
"Conquering the Grade"
The SU-99 is almost two miles from the steepest point of the grade and the solo SD60 has proved its worth by keeping the 20 car train moving uphill without... (more)