After living in central NJ for almost 20 years, I finally catch the local on my "hometown line". The elusive SA31, runs 1 or 2 times a week with no particular schedule and usually at night. Here, ... (more)
Santa waves to people in downtown Jamesburg as the Browns Yard Santa train creeps through Jamesburg on its way to Freehold.
Merry Christmas everyone! The CSAO Santa Train gets escorted through downtown Jamesburg by two firetrucks. This year I planned on getting this shot so I didn't have to run!
The last light of the day hits the front of this Jamesburg firetruck and NS 5280 while stopped in Jamesburg.
Two firetrucks escort the Santa Train through Jamesburg as people on both sides watch and listen. The firetrucks had their sirens going as CSXT 4412 was laying on the horn, an amazing sound. Had t... (more)
After the 2+ hour stop in Freehold, the power is run around the train and redecorated now with CSXT 4412 on the point. The train is heading west towards Jamesburg for another stop.
Santa sits in his recliner to take photos with the kids with his sleigh a.k.a a GP38-2 behind him.
Santa waves to the people of Freehold and about a dozen photographers awaiting his arrival. A special thanks to the Freehold Police officer for flagging the crossing and trying his best to get out... (more)
A full side view of the Conrail Santa Train consisting of NS GP38-2, CSX GP40-2 and caboose.
Santa and his sleigh...The Conrail Santa Train rolls through Jamesburg on its way to Freehold with Santa riding up front.