A year ago on this day, NYS&W WS-5 made a rare afternoon Sunday run with SD45-2 #3618 leading the way to Sparta Junction. The train runs parallel to Cozy Lake Road while making easy work out of Sp... (more)
Long Hood Lead Forward
After making a hefty pick up in Sparta, WS-X is seen returning Eastbound through Newfoundland passing the historic Newfoundland Station.
Tranquility in Sparta
A peaceful and exceptionally still pond is disrupted only for a minute as WS-X eases past with a short three car consist. The extra local was tasked with ... (more)
Sunday Sparta Turn
The lone active SD45-2 on the Susquehanna's roster hauls a short three car local West towards Sparta. The crew would work two customers in Sparta before pick... (more)
"Easy Like Sunday Morning"
About 24 hours after leading local WS-5 over Sparta Mountain, NYS&W SD45-2 #3618 leads road train SU-99 up the hill at Newfoundland. Due to a bridge outage in Syracuse, NY, the train is carrying S... (more)
The Susquehanna ran an extra Sunday "super local" from Little Ferry to Sparta across the Southern Division. This is uncommon in itself, but what made it even more noteworthy was the fact... (more)
Cresting Sparta Mountain
NYS&W WS-5 continues Westbound to Sparta as they’ve reached the highest point on rails in New Jersey at JC 51 in Stockholm. The crew will have an easy... (more)
Uphill Battle in Downtown Butler
The Susquehanna’s only active SD45 leads an unusual daylight Sparta turn west through Butler in stellar evening light. The veteran EMDs are not... (more)
"Stopping on the Diamond"
"Fighting 45 thru the Thorn"
"SD45 Mainline Return"
The USS Ling
The crew on board WS-5 is just beginning their Sunday evening run to Sparta as they exit the yard limits and accelerate to trackspeed in Hackensack. Of note in the... (more)
NYSW SD45-2 3618 is seen passing the former site of the East Paterson Station. 3618 was built as BN 6500 in March of 1971 and is the last of the SD45 fleet in service.
Sunday Afternoon Sparta Turn
The only active SD45-2 on the NYS&W, no. 3618 leads an unusual daylight local to Sparta Junction on a stellar Sunday evening. The crew is bringing ... (more)