With most of their units out working the day's two trains, the Raritan River Railroad's shops area held a single SW900 on the morning of June 15, 1979. Built in 1954, the old switcher looked prett... (more)
Boy do I miss the Raritan River. Here we see one of their six cherry-condition SW900s getting ready to help re-rail a tank car that turned a rail. This little railroad was a wholly owned subsidia... (more)
The Raritan River Railroad local turned a rail on this hot day. We found the train sitting like this, with the hammer beside it, indicating that someone had at least started working on fixing thin... (more)
Sometimes there were other objects to take a picture of while waiting to photograph PRR steam next door at South Amboy.
Raritan River caboose 7 and two others sit in the sun at South Amboy. This was a delightful little railroad that almost seems to have come from a child's imagination with red diesels and yellow ca... (more)
One of the RRRR red SW900 diesels sits at the well-kept South Amboy engine terminal. This New Jersey short line was a bonus to be seen when visiting South Amboy for Pennsylvania steam.
The Wrath of Conrail, Part Deux
Abandoned by Conrail shortly after the Raritan River Railroad acquisition in the early 1980's, these tracks lie deep in the woods along the Sout... (more)
"This Old Station." With this historic station rapidly decaying, plans are in the works for the town to restore it and move it from its current (original) location to elsewhere in the town.
After all these years, this abandoned freight station still bears the name of its original owner, the Raritan River Railroad. This station sits along Conrail's Sayreville Running Track and sees a... (more)