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)
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)
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)
Pompton Junction Set-Out
A Sunday afternoon NYS&W extra job bound for Sparta, NJ makes a quick a stop in Pompton Lakes to set off the railroads caboose turned shoving platform.... (more)
"Outlawed in Riverdale"
"Awaiting Permission West"
Heavy Horsepower on a Pint-Sized Local
The Sparta local is running East past the predominantly empty Butler Yard. The crew will stop in just a few miles at Pompton Junction to ... (more)
Saturday Morning Sparta Job
An incredibly unusual daylight local to Sparta ran on Saturday July 30, 2016 with hot cars for a customer at Sparta Junction. The local crew had a l... (more)
"ECO Unit at Cross St."