Short Freight and Shortening Days at Edison: An earlier sunset during the fall season creates a brilliant glowing sky as a short Conrail Shared Assets freight train through Edison during t... (more)
The Conrail Shared Assets Operations weekly local to Lakewood, NJ seen here on it's way back to Browns Yard.
Rarely things change on CSAO SA2's normal string of covered hopper cars. A few days prior, the articulated flat car QTTX 130706 appeared with a new transformer for the Red Oak Power Plant. Despite... (more)
On a beautiful Columbus Day afternoon, Conrail local freight SA-31 passes through Helmetta en route to Freehold. The train is passing the 1883 G.W. Helme Snuff Mill, in the process of being conve... (more)
Running light on its way back to Browns Yard, NS 5313 (GP38-2), running as Conrail Shared Assests Operations CSAO SA2, has the conductors follow procedures for non-signal crossings. Silver Line Wi... (more)
SA31 rolls through Farmingdale
Metedeconk River Trestle - For much of the year the Southern Secondary local does not reach Lakewood until after dark. Now with long summer days on hand a shot of the train over the Metede... (more)
An NS GP38-2 leads a very short SA31 back to Browns Yard on the Freehold Secondary.
A pair of GP38-2s (the trailing unit is a rebuilt ex-SOU GP38) lead Conrail MA-80 with a typical block of coil steel cars for South Plainfield.
Happy Halloween? The day after a rare late-October snow storm hit the Northeast, Conrail MA-80 makes a run to South Plainfield with the usual complement of loaded steel coil cars in tow. As can be... (more)
A lone NS GP38-2 is dwarfed by the massive stone arch bridge across the Delaware River. The locomotive is pushing a crew member on a 'shoving platform' across the river into Pennsylvania. These ... (more)