"The Trop Lead"
The Trop Lead, named after the Tropicana plant pictured on the right, is a great example of a worn down spur just outside of New York that has change dr... (more)
Conrail Shared Assets BA-3 pulls a cut of loaded open hoppers out of Sims Metal Management along Linden Ave East in Jersey City with SD45-2 1702... (more)
A pair of NS SD45s rest after delivering the daily supply train to the yard. This yard is shared between NS and CSX with both railroads represented in the picture.
"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)
On a brisk Winter morning, 1702 works Oak Island.
A Norfolk Southern high and wide train is parked at Oak Island's Garden Yard.
Crossing at Ron.Crossing the diamond at CP Ron in Woodbridge, New Jersey, Conrail train OI-16 heads to Sayerville, NJ's, Browns Yard. Power for the train on March 9th, 2016, are th... (more)
A Colorful Conrail Consist.Conrail train OI-16 (Oak Island NJ to Browns Yard, Sayerville NJ), led by Norfolk Southern SD45-2s 1702 and 1700, and CSX GP40-2 4412 and GP38-2 2798, is ... (more)
"From the Trees"
OI-16 begins the short run west one train length to clear the interlocking so they can shove in their cars for Port Reading.
After operating in the lead for only a short time since it's return from the shop, NS 1700 once again trails NS 1702 on a colorful OI-16. The usual pair of six-axle SD'... (more)
After another trip to the shops, the EL SD45-2 returns back to its North Jersey assignment on OI-16 with two other units.
Conrail's OI16 is pushing into Port Reading Yard. Once again, EL livery SD45-2 1700 is assigned to the train, but as a trailing locomotive.
NS 1702 and Erie Lackawanna Heritage NS 1700 cross the Raritan River after sundown with a train destined for Browns Yard.
Conrail's OI-16 has the Erie Lackawanna heritage 1700 as the trailing locomotive, with sister unit 1702 leading. The train is pushing back to the Garden State Secondary, before heading south to Br... (more)
On a muggy June day Conrail's OI-16 departs Port Reading Yard for Browns Yard. Power is a pair of ex Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 locomotives.2