On a scorching May afternoon, a pack of five EMD locomotives roar upgrade as they lead NYSW train CL-1 through Apulia Station, NY. The leader, NYSW 3018, was originally built as Southern Railway 3... (more)
Lone tunnel motor as the sun slides to the horizon.
Emerging From the Shadows
The SU-100 coasts downhill through Butler with an uncommon SD40-2 leading the way. Anything that isn't an SD60 is typically assigned to local duty on ... (more)
Anomaly in the Morning Rush Hour
The delayed SU-100 continues its Eastward journey to Ridgefield Park as it cuts through the busy town of Wyckoff. Shortly after the train passe... (more)
Hackensack River Crossing
Only minutes away from the MC Yard the crew of the SU-100 eases across the Hackensack River with one of the railroads two SD40-2's on point. The norma... (more)
Early Foliage at the Newfoundland Station
The Friday edition of the SU-100 is running a few hours behind schedule operating in daylight through Northwest New Jersey. An added b... (more)
"SD40 Leader Thru the Diamond"
"90 Degree Yellow Jackets"
In the over 90 degree heat, NYS&W SD40-2 3018 and three additional SD60s are seen resting in the facilities prior to departure toward Bogota,... (more)
There's a visitor in town, a trio of BNSF engines are the power for NS train 205 currently awaiting a re-crew. NYSW 3018 holds down the Susquehanna portion of the yard awaiting it's next assignmen... (more)
"Over the Passaic"
The 2015 Susquehanna Toys for Tots train crosses the Passaic River which splits Bergen County from Passaic County.
The 2015 United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots train has departed the NYS&W Yard at Ridgefield Park for points west. The train will make multiple stops throughout the morning and afternoon col... (more)
EMD Quartet on the Hackensack
In stunning morning light, a delayed SU-100 is seen crossing the Hackensack River bridge with a quartet of EMD's supplying power. While the presen... (more)
Eastbound at the Newfoundland Station
On a warm summer morning I found myself trackside awaiting a delayed SU-100. As the sun rose above the mountains in Northwest Jersey the p... (more)
SU-99 left this one behind.