SU-99 crosses the four-way intersection in Midland Park as it begins it's long upgrade fight that will not ultimately end until the summit at Stockholm.
Due to the length of its train, the SU-99 departed from Little Ferry instead of its typical spot at Cross St. in Bogota. Here the train is crossing Mt. Vernon St. in Ridgefield Park at the entran... (more)
A heavy SU-99 crawls up the grade past Excelsior mills.
SU-99 approaches River Dr. in Elmwood Park with two yellowjackets and a leased unit in the lead.
"Sparta Mountain Assault"
New York Susquehanna and Western road train SU-99 is mid way in its assault of Sparta Mountain as it heads west from Little Ferry, New Jersey towards... (more)
The New York, Susquehanna & Western road train has arrived with borrowed power and the local crew will bring the train to CSX. Locomotives on the road train: GMTX 9000, NYSW 3808, NYSW 3810 and C... (more)
Susie-Q is Northbound for Syracuse NY on Saturday morning. Locomotives: NYSW 3808, NS 6914 and CSXT 4589 "Spirit of Nashville"
Setting up to pull SU-99.
SU-99 left right on time and now enters Hackensack en route to Binghamton.
Set up and ready to go.
An on time, and quite short, SU-99 rumbles through Rochelle Park with two SD60s leading. The CSX Geep 38-2 is to be dropped off at a stop at Sparta.
That's one more thing off my bucket list: A daylight train on Starrucca. The usual schedule for trains on this line has them cross the viaduct at late night or pre-dawn early morning.
New York... (more)
Yellow Jackets at Newfoundland
A fast moving, early then usual NYSW SU-99 with engine 3806 as the lead power heads west after heading up the grade and passes by the quain... (more)
Early at Butler
A fast moving early then usual NYSW SU-99 with engine 3806 as the lead power heads west through the Morris county town of Butler during the start of a summer... (more)