Maintenance Stop at Butler
The engineer for WS-2X eases his train to a stop to allow the MoW crew off at their home terminal in Butler. Shortly after dropping the MoW crew the ... (more)
Emerging From the Shadows
The SU-100 coasts downhill through Butler with an uncommon SD40-2 leading the way. Anything that isn't an SD60 is typically assigned to local duty on ... (more)
Heavy Horsepower on a Pint-Sized Local
The Sparta local is running East past the predominantly empty Butler Yard. The crew will stop in just a few miles at Pompton Junction to ... (more)
Weekend Stay at the Station
Hurricane Sandy crippled many railroads throughout the Garden State, the NYS&W being one of them. The day before Hurricane Sandy an FRA inspection t... (more)
Super Elevated Sixties
A quintet of NYS&W EMD's (4 SD60's and 1 SD40-2) lead a rare daylight SU-100 through the railroads MoW facility in Butler, NJ. Earlier this week the rail... (more)
"Pacer Stacks through Butler"
On this day an NYS&W extra crew based out out Binghamton was tasked with bringing a detoured stack train from Binghamton to New Jersey... (more)
"Long Hood Lead Forward
Trolleys come and go at the bottom of the grade just east of Butler Station.
The first westbound detour train of the summer Q271 slices Butler in half with over a mile of autoracks.