Sun Patch: An eastbound CSX manifest train with a solo leader hits a patch of sun while heading east on the CSX Trenton Line.
CSX C770 heads west down the Trenton Line with an ex Chessie motor still earning it's keep on the rails.
Q418 on the Trenton Line
Reading Brill Motor Car #4077 is seen in front of the grand three-story Victorian depot at Skillman, NJ. Just behind the "doodlebug" is the station's semaphore passenger controlled flag stop signa... (more)
The Reading depot in Skillman, New Jersey was a grand three-story structure. Call letters were SK. Skillman, N.J. was named after Abraham J. Skillman. William Newton Skillman, was station agent th... (more)
CSX Stack Train Q191 rounds the bend and is greeted by a golden sunset as it heads West on the Trenton Line.
Reading Brill Motor Car #4079 makes a stop at Skillman. This gas-electric was utilized in Port Reading to Trenton service. Passengers could make a cross platform transfer in West Trenton to a Re... (more)
A streamlined Pacific GS1sas leads The Crusader, train #614 (the afternoon eastbound) past the Skillman depot. I'm told by a fellow who enhanced the pic that this is the #117. In 1947, the Crusa... (more)
A Reading M1sa "Big Dutch Mike" leads an Autumn afternoon westbound on the "platform track" as seen from Camp Meeting Avenue overpass. It's a good bet that this freight stopped to do work at pest... (more)
This is Reading M1sa #1705 - an Anthracite Road Mike. Note the huge Wooten Firebox, designed to ignite anthracite (and culm left over from coal processing ). It is named for inventor John E. Woo... (more)
The Reading depot in Skillman was the closest railroad location for CKF growing up and was where he developed a lifelong love of the Reading. He was 12-years-old when he took this photograph. Not... (more)
CSX As Needed Unit Trash Train K207 Passes Hollow Road With 68 Axles And No Defects According To The Belle Mead HBD-DED (MP 50).