SU100 is approaching the Demarest Road crossing at Sparta Junction.
Last Light. New York, Susquehanna, and Western Railway SU-99 featured a wide variety of motive power on Monday, June 22, 2020. NYS&W 3016 (SD33ECO, neé SP 8542, SD40T-2, 1/1979) is now in the lead... (more)
NYS&W SU-99 swings off the connection from the original NYS&W Mainline and onto the L&HR at LIME where the SJ-1 waits lite power to open up on the main to drill a nearby customer. While the 3016 i... (more)
Glory in your sacrifice. New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway SU-100 was a daylight arrival on the south end on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. SD60 3808 leads the consist past the reconstructed Sp... (more)
A rare daylight NYS&W 257 skirts the edge of Lake Grinnell in Sparta Township, NJ. It is the day after Christmas and no doubt the holiday has interfered with the usual schedule for 257 and 258. ... (more)
Operation Toy Train at Lake Grinnell in Sparta, NJ on Saturday, November 30, 2019.
Operation Toy Train arrives in Sparta, NJ Saturday, November 30, 2019
Tranquility in Sparta
A peaceful and exceptionally still pond is disrupted only for a minute as WS-X eases past with a short three car consist. The extra local was tasked with ... (more)
"Easy Like Sunday Morning"
After setting off cars at Woodruff's Gap in Sparta, the SU-100 looks more like a CSX detour train than an NYS&W one as it accelerates its train towards Sparta Mountain, the ruling grade on the Sou... (more)
Sparta Water Tower
The LF-1 local crew is heading Eastbound through Sparta with a lengthy consist of empties from Sparta Junction. The crew made an unusual daylight Sparta turn... (more)
Emereging from the fog
An unusual daylight Sparta job is seen approaching Route 15 with the railroads matching SD33-ECO units. On account of the tri-weekly road train being off... (more)
Inspection Train on the NYS&W
A lone Susquehanna SD60 powers two FRA inspection cars on the NYS&W Southern Division. The move originated in Ridgefield Park and would continue u... (more)
At Lake Grinnell in Sparta, NJ, we see the NYS&W SU-99 pass on 6/21/2017 at just before 1930. The reflection off of the lake, dense vegetation, and vintage tell-tale overhead all add to the charac... (more)
Southern Division Tie Extra
As clouds loom overhead an NYS&W maintenance of way extra heads Westbound past a small pond in Sparta. The ultimate destination for this train is Sp... (more)