The Erie Lackawanna invested heavily in EMD’s “45” line, starting with 34 SD45’s purchased in 1967-8. Wanting to add range to the next order for the big fuel guzzlers, the EL bought 34 faux-SDP45’... (more)
An Erie Lackawanna painted SD45-2 carbody leads a pair of engines into Perth Amboy as they head back to Oak Island, NJ.
Conrail's OI-16 has just departed Port Reading and is en route to its terminus at Brown's Yard
The power for Conrail's "Coast Train," the OI-16, waits for a crew at Oak Island Yard. The EL heritage 1700 will lead the train, later in the morning, to Brown's Yard in Old Bridge, N.J.
After a several month absence of the EL 1700 leading the southbound OI16, the unit is back on the point for the daylight portion of the run. The train is pushing back at CP Ron, for the Garden Sta... (more)
After a several month absence of the EL 1700 leading the southbound OI16, the unit is back on the point for the daylight portion of the run. The train is departing CP Ron (Port Reading) for Brown'... (more)
A nice set of Santa Fe power heads south from Kingman, catching the last rays of sunlight from a beautiful day in May of 1994.
CR 6663 leads a typically long TV train thru Cresson, PA in June of 1992.
Crossing the Raritan -The Oak Island Yard to Browns Yard daily transfer is only freight train to regularly cross this 100+ year old Ex-Pennsy swing bridge - the NJCL River Draw.
The daily OI-16 led by EL Heritage NS 1700 rumbles west on Conrail's Amboy Secondary toward Browns Yard.
A southbound Lynch Turn swings by the yard at Loyall, KY as the head brakeman snags Form 19s off the "iron man" (high speed train order stand).
Norfolk Southern's "Erie Lackawanna" heritage unit passes under one of the oldest ex-Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridges in New Jersey as it approaches the Raritan River bridge in Perth... (more)
Looking sharp in its Erie Lackawanna paint, Norfolk Southern 1700 clatters across the diamond as it leaves the Port Reading yard. Momentarily the train will back up on the connecting track on the ... (more)
Woodbridge Ave. - After dropping cars at Port Reading Yard, the OI16 makes its way south on the Chemical Coast to interchange with North Jersey Coast Line and then the Amboy Secondary for... (more)
Conrail's JR-2 crew has the OI-16 in tow. The short train is departing Port Reading for Brown's Yard.