Norfolk Southern train 64E, an eastbound ethanol train, passes the scanner at South Plainfield, New Jersey, on a bright March 11, 2018, morning. NS SD70ACe 1140 and ES44AC 8157 are taking this tra... (more)
A westbound CSX stack train on the Conrail Shared Assets Lehigh Line will divert south in Manville onto the CSX Trenton Line.
A member of the head end crew is about to hand off paperwork to the agent as his Lehigh Valley train approaches the station at South Plainfield, NJ, on a summer afternoon with work to do here. Two... (more)
NS 20R passes the high car detector in South Plainfield, NJ on the Port Reading Secondary. 20R is a regular on this line, but on this day was one of many trains to slowly move east. This was the... (more)
NS 211 was one of many trains to detour over the Port Reading Secondary on this day. The detours were necessitated by the derailment of CSX Q404 the day before on the Lehigh Line in Union, NJ. I... (more)
Conrail PR-32 heads back to Port Reading from Oak Island Yard with a healthy cut of transfer traffic in tow behind two SDs. The train is taking a detour via the Lehigh Line and Port Reading Second... (more)
A morning eastbound passes under Lakeview Ave. as it approaches Metuchen Rd. The Perth Amboy Industrial Track is seen branching off on the left.
NS 212 was one of several trains to operate via the Port Reading Secondary on this day while a Conrail track gang replaced the crossovers at CP Newark on the Lehigh Line. 212 is seen here with a ... (more)
NS 212 charges through South Plainfield with a nice standard cab leader.
MA1 enters on the main line after working the Perth Amboy Branch.
When Conrail SD80MACs were new, they were often assigned to trains OIPI and PIOI which traversed the Lehigh Line enroute between Conway Yard (Pittsburgh, PA) and Oak Island Yard (Newark, NJ). Und... (more)
Light move on the Lehigh - Fall colors linger as a light move rolls east around a curve.
2.5 Mile Long Q410
A CSX SD70MAC leads two GEs on a monster, 201-car Q410. The head end is passing the former location of Lehigh Valley's South Plainfield station on Conrail's Lehigh ... (more)
Working the Perth Amboy Branch - After running around its train MA-1 is now in position to exchange coil cars at Marino Ware and to work the South Plainfield Yard.