This yard, formerly owned by the Reading Railroad, now continues as part of the Conrail shared assets operations between NS and CSX. This yard mainly serves the refineries and other local industr... (more)
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.
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)
A glimpse into the Conrail Shared Assets Port Reading Yard
The former Reading Company McMyler coal dumper sits abandoned along the Arthur Kill. Named "Big Mac", it was built in 1917 and was manned by small crew of twelve workers. Big Mac could unload a ra... (more)
Pord Reading yard power pulls a cut of cars out onto the secondary.
A Conrail yard job shoves a cut of cars back into the yard.
In the early morning hours of Dec. 5th, a Conrail crew was backing a cut of cars into the Kinder Morgan siding in Carteret when two cars carrying hazardous chemicals derailed. One car partially de... (more)