NYS&W Southern Division local WS-3 pulls empties out of Belden Brick in Riverdale, NJ on the Pompton Industrial. The crew today brought along four "general purpose" EMD variants after ne... (more)
NYS&W WS-3 runs through downtown Butler with four EMD "general purpose" four axle locomotives leased from Norfolk Southern and CSX.
NYS&W local WS-3 makes a stop for switching at Carry Transit in Oakland with CSX GP38-2S #6062 (nee B&O 4162) for power. This location is also referred to as Oakland Steam due to the steam pipelin... (more)
NYS&W WS-3 runs west past the site of the NYS&W Crystal Lake station (long gone), which also happens to be the present day location of the NJ 208/I-287 interchange in Franklin Lakes. The leased CS... (more)
NYS&W SD33-ECO 3012 in MC Yard.
NYS&W WS-3 rolls through MC Yard with ex Southern GP38-2 5146.
Second Susquehanna ECO
The second SD33-ECO rebuild on Susquehanna's roster has just rolled out of the engine terminal and will be put to work on the WS-3 local for the evening. The un... (more)
The WS-3 crew swaps around units to obtain a west-facing unit for the SU-99 as the 3018 will be left behind for yard service.
"One of a Kind"
After drilling the MC Yard, WS-3 runs lite back to the servicing facility with a friendly engineer waving from the cab of 3014. The 3014 is the only "snoot nos... (more)
What I did on my Summer vacation, redux: My SU-99 jinx continues; two Fridays in a row. But tunnel motor 3016 drills baretables on a sunny afternoon.
The NYS&W local crew of WS-3 putting together road train SU-99.
WS-3 works the MC tracks with an aging U23B (ex-P&W 2208, former CR 2794). At left, one of Susquehanna's company service tank cars rests on the main.
WS-3 is overtaken by a fast moving CSX Q418 on the adjacent River Sub. The tunnel motor is assigned to a local and looks odd running long hood forward.
On the Susquehanna in 2006 it is unusual to find so many similarly-painted units congregating in one location. In this view, 1804 holds the main with a WS-3 local, while power from road train SU-... (more)