Elephants in Port Reading Yard
A look at the CR Port Reading yard with a partial view of an abandoned coal dumper in the distance.
Juniata Terminal E8As led an OCS train for the Lexington Group across various pieces of Conrail Shared Assets trackage in Northern and Central New Jersey on Halloween 2015. Here they cross the dia... (more)
Conrail PR-32 shoves into Port Reading Yard after completing a round trip to Oak Island Yard in Newark. A spring nor'easter is in the process of depositing more snow on the region after several o... (more)
Foreign Power on the Chemical Coast - This pair of UP locomotives had uncoupled from their ethanol train (in distance) and prepare to shove it south of here to Motiva in Seweran.
Sometimes, you get really lucky. After hearing that the PR-32 detour had 2 NS units, I almost gave up on finding the real target of the day on Saturday, July 22, 2017: Norfolk Southern Corp 1700. ... (more)
The Erie Lackawanna heritage unit had been leading OI-16 all week...until I arrived on this day when the power was "spun". Oh well. CSXT 8881 leads NS 1700 and a short 1... (more)
Conrail's OI-16 has just left the Port Reading setoff on the East Siding and is proceed south to Wood Interlocking in Perth Amboy, N.J.
Conrail's OI-16 is departing Port Reading with one locomotive for power. The CSX SD40-2 is ample power for the short train of Brown's Yard bound freight cars. The train's second locomotive, EL her... (more)
Conrail OI-16 pulls onto the Port Reading Secondary after dropping cars at the Port Reading Yard. It will soon reverse direction backing onto the Garden State Secondary to continue onto Browns Yar... (more)
The New Years Eve 2016 edition of OI-16 ran a bit earlier than usual, allowing for this slightly different angle of the train heading south after working Port Reading Yard.
Conrail OI-16 is rounding the Horn Track. Soon it will back into Port Reading Yard.
PR-6 heads south on the Garden State Secondary with two tank cars for Sewaren.
Still wearing Conrail blue at the time this photo was taken, this ex-Penn Central GP38-2 switches cars at the Conrail Shared Assets Operations Port Reading Yard. Some Penn Central markings and pa... (more)
Dim sunshine illuminates the OI16 as it rounds the Horn and enters the Port Reading Secondary. The train will soon be setting off at Port Reading Yard.