The importance of #NeverForget. With Amtrak’s Portal Bridge in the foreground, the Tribute in Light has been turned on for a test on the night of September 5, 2019 prior to their all night display... (more)
Amtrak Northeast Regional #99 crosses Portal Bridge in Kearny, NJ, upon departing New York Penn Station. Powered by ACS-64 #613, the train is still hours away from reaching its final destination o... (more)
An NJ transit train shoves east on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) across the Hackensack River from Kearny to Secaucus, NJ. The train is moving slowly across this 100+ year old, double-track, swing ... (more)
Meatball on the Portal - The AEM-7s have all been retired, but not this 100+ year old bottleneck on the Northeast Corridor. Here at the Hackensack River 4 tracks merge into two with a s... (more)
East and westbound NJ Transit commuter trains meet on Amtrak's Portal Bridge in the late afternoon. This bridge has been in service for nearly 106 years as of the time of this photo. It was place... (more)
The Portal Bridge is an anachronism on the Northeast Corridor, and it seems even more so with an Acela consist passing through it. This bridge has been in service for ... (more)
The Portal Bridge has been in service for nearly 106 years as of the time of this photo. It was placed in service by the Pennsylvania Railroad in November 1910 and was expected to have a hundred-... (more)
An Acela train is designed for high speed on the NEC. The 102 year old Portal Bridge which crosses over the Hackensack River is not, which sort of defeats the whole purpose of Acela. Although th... (more)
The first Acela Express of the day leaves New York behind and crosses the obsolete Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River bound for Philadelphia and points beyond. The Pennsylvania RR constructed... (more)
After leaving Secaucus Junction, a NJ Transit train pulls west across the Hackensack River. The overpass receiving work is that of the NJ Turnpike Eastern Spur.
Amtrak work train with GP15's 575 and 578 crossing the Hackensack River.