Even though Black River & Western SW1200RS 8159 still wears the colors of original owner Canadian Pacific, this unit was owned by the Belvidere & Delaware Railroad before being sold to the BRW. T... (more)
Black River & Western SW1200RS 8159, being the former Canadian Pacific 8159 (by way of the Belvidere & Delaware Railroad), still has the GMD Hyatt roller bearing journals on its Flexicoil trucks.
BRW's freight locomotive, SW1200RS 8159, is parked on former PRR track north of the Turntable Junction switch.
Saturday afternoon scene at the Ringoes yard finds the return of the last passenger train from Flemington. On the far left is NY&GL E8 833, being repainted into the original Erie Railroad two-tone... (more)
What may have been the last or next to last run for the BR&W in 2006 crosses the Raritan River heading back to Ringoes.
The BR&W local returns light from Three Bridges.
Unfortunately, I could not stop traffic this time and cars block an open shot of the crossing; guess thats what happens at a "downtown" crossing! Just off to the left is the ex-CNJ Flemington stat... (more)
BRW 8159 approaches the Main Street crossing in Flemington's Business District although it looks like a rural branch line in a small Canadian town.
BRW 8159 shoves cars back across Main Street and into the side track at Three Bridges.
The freight train has just returned from Ringoes, with the locomotive secure on one of the storage tracks. At the same time, the 3:15 p.m. passenger train is ready to depart for Flemington.
BRW 8159 is the train on the return trip to Ringoes after dropping off the last three cars in Flemington. There is nothing better than jointed rail.
BRW 8159 holds short of the crossing in the middle of the outlet stores of Liberty Village because of the excursion train. The excursion came into the station about a minute before 066 showed up.
BRW 8159 pops out of the weeds for a second as it passes a vegetable stand just before the Pennsylvania Ave. bridge.