Lunch for the crew. Saturday run with a pickup from Cortland based CL-1. Time to pickup my son from SUNY Cortland and head back to Long Island.
NYS&W all EMD SD40T-2 3010, CSX SD40-2 8839, and SD45s 3634, 3618.
Waiting for the outbound crew.
Power for March 11's SU99 sits trapped in Ridgefield Park due to a number of mudslides up the old Erie Southern Tier. Seeing yellow-jackets in this yard on the weekend is actually a real treat, in... (more)
NYSW 3010 passes by the PELTON DCS sign and enters NS's Hudson Secondary at Pelton Road in Warwick, NY 10/2007
WS4 pauses at the east end of the SU-99 road train while the conductor checks the last few freight cars. The WS4 will the travel west and double onto the train. Within a few hours the SU99 will de... (more)
BH-1 is tied down and crewless at Binghamton.
BH-1's conductor gets on the ground to line a switch so they can can work some cars by the Frito-Lay plant.
Westbound NYSW SU99 storms upgrade at Gulf Summit, NY at 4:10 pm on October 14, 2007. The units were screaming and the train could be heard for almost 15 minutes before it appeared. The gravel "... (more)
NYS&W southbound freight rumbles through the lush farm land of upstate New York.
The headlight of NYSW 3010 illuminates the bend at Oak Ridge Rd moments before the train would come blasting past doing track speed in notch 8.
Sunday AM shop line up.
Rebuilt & repainted
Offline power in the form of an NYS&W SD40T-2 leads an eastbound CSX train on Conrail's Lehigh Line in the late afternoon.
3010 @ the NYSW shop service track