To help trains traverse the steep grades between Altoona and Cresson, helper engines are added to the front and back ends of trains. Here is one such Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD SD40ELocation: Cresson, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NS 6310Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 24, 2011
Rahway River Drawbridge - Due to track repairs in Union Township as a result of a Dec. 2017 derailment, main line traffic was diverted onto this secondary line (Garden State Secondary). ... (more)
Deal Lake Causeway - On a beautiful spring morning, while waiting for fried chicken to be ready at Kennedy Fried Chicken, I caught the 10:34 am departure out of Asbury Park station shovin... (more)
A westbound train on the Morristown and Gladestone Line makes a stop at Millburn Station.
An MTA train passes north along the Hudson River (Croton Bay) as it approaches Croton-Harmon Station. Photo taken from Croton Point Park.
Rahway River Drawbridge - A pair of six-axle locomotives out of Port Reading Yard are moving north on the Garden State Secondary (former the Chemical Coast). The drawbridge they are movi... (more)
A westbound passenger train terminating in Long Branch shoves across Parkers Creek with a half dozen or so Greater Scaup floating in the tidal waters.
A westbound CSX stack train on the Conrail Shared Assets Lehigh Line will divert south in Manville onto the CSX Trenton Line.
Manasquan River A local train shoves south across the Manasquan. Brielle, NJ is in the distance.
NJCL Raritan River Drawbridge A Spanish built diesel locomotive passes under the catanary wires as it shoves toward Hoboken, NJ.
Early Morning in Browns Yard -Looking westward down the Amboy Secondary into the heart of Browns Yard. NS 1702 (SD45-2) was an unexpected treat to see in the early morning light. Typic... (more)
Serving Silverline Windows - The SA2 crew, with conductor riding on the back end, is in the middle of drilling a pair of 4 bay covered hoppers as a shift of workers lets out.
Hudson Line Over Fishkill Creek - Photo taken from Dennings Point State Park.
Shoving Across Stump Creek - This is the last diesel direct of the day from Bay Head to Hoboken heading across the Cheesequake Marsh.
CP Lloyd - A train shoving railroad east through the interlocking between Lloyd Rd. and Beers St. This diesel direct from Bay Head to Hoboken is heading under the Garden State Parkway and... (more)