NS 1700 and NS 1702 lead Conrail's OI16 en route to Browns Yard. This was before OI16 was abolished for a bit (only to be reinstated later).
A Kayakers Paradise?
A passenger train shoves over River Draw as it crosses the Raritan River into South Amboy. I have never seen so much boating activity on these waters before, espec... (more)
Conrail Shared Assets OI-16 crosses the Raritan River in South Amboy on a clear spring afternoon with SD45-2 1700 leading about 20 cars in tow for B... (more)
For decades, an engine change at South Amboy, NJ, was a ritual for New York & Long Branch/North Jersey Coast Line trains headed to or from Penn Station. Once the crew conference is complete the Pe... (more)
Built in 1953 as the New York Central 4076, the 4323 is seen here in 1982 at South Amboy. A GG-1 has just uncoupled, and the 4323 and a sister will take the train to its final destination.
Built in 1968 for Jersey Central, the 4110 is seen here in 1982 at South Amboy. It was rebuilt in 1993 by Conrail's Juniata Shops and numbered as 4100, and is still in service today, 50+ years af... (more)
Built in 1908 by the Pennsylvania Railroad, the Raritan River Drawbridge, "River Draw", is the sole rail link for 17 of the 20 rail stations on NJ Transit's North Jersey Coast Line. It s... (more)
Reflecting on the Raritan. As NJ TRANSIT Train 3255 heads towards South Amboy on the evening of Wednesday, November 13, 2019 and traverses the Raritan River at just before sunset, the presence of ... (more)
A John C. Benson original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
As the sun begins to cast its last rays of light, westbound North Jersey Coast Line train 3269 makes its way over the waters of Raritan Bay by way of NJ Transit’s aging Raritan River Drawbridge sp... (more)
"Return of the OI-16"
The OI-16 continues over the Raritan River at River Draw before swinging onto the Amboy Secondary for its final leg of its journey to Browns Yard.... (more)
The 4876, famous for crashing into DC Union Station with the "Federal Express" in 1953, is crossing over for another run back to New York City. It's looking pretty bad here with a ruste... (more)
GG-1 4872 (Altoona-Westinghouse, 1-39) with 9 cars from New York City for the waiting E-Units at South Amboy.