"Dragging it Back to Germany"
An interesting mix of power has gathered at the East End of Oak Island Yard. Conrail 6612 is a C32-8 that was rebuilt with a Dash 8-40C-style cab and nose. The mismatched number boards were a ni... (more)
Hunter Connection. The track connecting the former Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania Railroads in Newark, New Jersey, called the "Hunter Connection" or "Lehigh Line Connection&q... (more)
To most railfans, Lehigh Valley means two things: Camelback engines with Wooton fireboxes, and long trains of anthracite-laden hoppers toiling over the mountains towards New York. The Black Diamo... (more)
"Beaching the Dual Mode"
On March 13th, 2022 NJ Transit Alstom (Bombardier) ALP-45DP 4542 was unloaded from ACL's "Atlantic Sail" roll-on/roll-off cargo ship at Port Newark's Berth 1... (more)
NS 212 is nearing the end of its long journey from Atlanta, GA and is seen here with a trio of C44-9W locomotives on Conrail Lehigh Line Track #2. Behind the leader are NS 9696 and NS 9536.
NJT 106A wrong-rails into Norfolk St Station on the Newark Light Rail (formerly known as the Newark City Subway). Trains were using one track between here and Penn Station due ... (more)
A westbound train from Newark to Raritan on the Raritan Valley Line on Conrail Lehigh Line Track #1. CSX Q191 (a symbol no longer used on the USA east coast) can be seen in the distance on Track #... (more)
In the summer of ‘57 the five-band scheme was being phased out.
EL At Valley. Conrail Shared Assets crew JR-2 was making up a long train of propane cars on Saturday, January 15, 2022 when it approached CP Valley at the west end of Oak Island Yard. Norfo... (more)
An inbound Morristown Line train crosses the Passaic River on Newark Draw. The lower level of the bridge was once used for freight but is now abandoned.
"Welcome to America"
ALP-45A 4538 has just completed its month's long journey across the Atlantic Ocean from Kassel, Germany to Port Newark, NJ and is being wheeled off the Atlantic St... (more)
A Washington bound Acela Express rolls over Dock Bridge, the lift bridge over the Passaic River, and into Newark Penn Station on a chilly but sunny February afternoon.
Railmen For Children 2021, Marine Corps. On Friday, December 3, 2021, consecutively numbered Bombardier ALP-45DPs 4504 and 4505 power the Railmen For Children train over the Passaic River i... (more)