SA22 is running up the Raritan River Gillespie Branch alongside Jernee Mill road, eventually the train will wye onto the former mainline and shove to the Gerdau steel plant.
Conrail SA22 has just finished it's work at the Gerdau steel plant and now swings back onto the Raritan River Railroad mainline right of way. This particular location is known as Phoenix and is lo... (more)
Just before reaching the Gerdau Steel Mill, SA22 makes the final grade crossing over Main Street Extension. This train brings in scrap metal by gondola and hauls out steel rebar using yellow flat... (more)
The steel mill train to Gerdau has just departed Browns Yard. It is carrying gondolas full of scrap metal that will be turned into steel rebar at the mill. The empty yellow flatcars w/ finger ra... (more)
After delivering the Oak Island transfer to Browns Yard, this pair of SD45s are now leading the steel mill train up the Gillespie Branch. The train is paralleling Jernee Mill Rd. as it passes by... (more)
NS 5283 crosses Red Oak Lane as it leads the steel mill train up the Gillespie Branch.
SA22 crosses what is now called Burt Creek on the ex-Raritan River Railroad (RRRR) main line. Burt Creek wasn't always called that, in fact, it wasn't always a creek. Clay and sand pits owned by t... (more)
A special treat on Friday's afternoon run to the Gerdau Ameristeel plant was this lashup of NS (a former Conrail GP38-2 still in CR blue) 5311 and CSX (a former Conrail GP38-2 now repainted) 2798,... (more)
A survivor in "Big Blue" leads a long cut of gondolas out of Browns Yard and across the intersection of Bordentown Avenue and Jernee Mill Road for the short journey up the Gillespie Branch to the ... (more)
Originally built in 1966 as an SD40, NS 3429 soldiers on in 2009, having been rebuilt to an SD40-2 in April 1993. Except for the missing Conrail lettering on the nose, her "Dress Blue" has held up... (more)
NS 3376 brings SA22 out of Browns Yard located on the Amboy Secondary onto the Gillespie Branch on its way to the Ameristeel Plant in Sayreville. The Gillespie Branch was one of the few lines Conr... (more)
NS 3376 pulls a loaded scrap metal train across Red Oak Lane with some ominous clouds off to the east.
Southern Style! NS 3376 runs longhood forward up the Gillespie Branch past the former Nabisco plant in Sayreville.
NS 1700 notches up as it teams up with CSXT 8813 to shove a train of scrap metal up the grade just west of the Washington Rd. (Rte. 535) crossing on the way to the Sayreville steel mill.