NS 15J heads west during one of the few snow storms to hit New Jersey (so far) in 2017.
No tunnels or walls were required to reach this spot. I made my first visit to a location near Mexico, PA on Saturday March 4th and immediately fell in love with this scene. Here 15J eases into a ... (more)
NS 15J crosses the South Branch of the Raritan River on a beautiful autumn morning. Most leaves have fallen in this area but some color continues to hang on around the bridge. The second unit is... (more)
NS 15J led by NS 7248 former SD90MAC passes NS 29M led by NS 7327 at Clymers, IN shortly after sunrise the morning of 08/12/16. Both 15 J and 29M are autorack trains. NS 15J is an empty rack train... (more)
An ex-Conrail Dash 8 brings NS 15J down the straightaway past the MP 310 signals.
A freshly rebuilt SD60E runs solo on point of 15J. Rebuilt from standard cab SD60 6630 this unit is on its first trip to jersey, having been released into service only 10 days prior.
NS 15J begins the journey to Fairlane with a single Dash 9 on a warm November day.
15J curves past Mary westbound on its way out of the Harrisburg area.
One Unit Wonder
After a bit of a wait, North Jersey finally let 15J head west. Today a single loco, 9199 has charge of over 100 axles, but most were articulated autos.
15J is handled by a single Dash 9 on this day, and it made quite a bit of noise accelerating past CP Newark on the climb up to CP Aldene.
Operation Life Saver unit 9255 leads empty auto rack 15J through a field of corn sunday afternoon.
NS 15J kicks up snow as it charges west on a balmy February morning. The temperature would peak around 10°, but the wind would make things a bit uncomfortable at -15° .
"Passing Opening Fields"
The sun rises on the City of Altoona and this Altoona-rebuild locomotive.
With a friendly wave from the conductor, 15J rolls westbound through Cranford.