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By:Chris S
Dates:8/4/2009 - 12/4/2009
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CR 2217
Title:  CR 2217
Description:  Yes, to anyone familiar with the area, it's hard to believe that this is Conrail's Port Reading Yard. One of my favorite photos, this old girl built for the Pennsy in 1963, idles on a cold December day
Photo Date:  12/4/1988  Upload Date: 10/15/2009 8:42:30 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
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Locomotives:  CR 2217(GP30)
Views:  508   Comments: 2
CR 2266
Title:  CR 2266
Description:  An old Polaroid print of an ex-Pennsylvania RR unit (blt 5/64) still working hard in New Jersey in this photo
Photo Date:  12/4/1988  Upload Date: 10/15/2009 8:34:58 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
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Locomotives:  CR 2266(GP35)
Views:  384   Comments: 1
CR 1966
Title:  CR 1966
Description:  CR 1966 idles on a chilly late winter day in Port Reading Yard
Photo Date:  3/21/1989  Upload Date: 11/20/2009 9:46:26 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
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Locomotives:  CR 1966(B23-7)
Views:  362   Comments: 3
CR 9587
Title:  CR 9587
Description:  Two SW1500's sit, in between assignments at Port Reading yard
Photo Date:  3/21/1989  Upload Date: 11/20/2009 10:00:14 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9587(SW1500) CR 9594(SW1500)
Views:  591   Comments: 1
CR 9587
Title:  CR 9587
Description:  Ready for duty at Port reading Yard
Photo Date:  3/21/1989  Upload Date: 11/20/2009 9:57:58 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9587(SW1500)
Views:  397   Comments: 2
CR 9588
Title:  CR 9588
Description:  On a cold winter day, CR 9588 enters Port Reading Yard from the Chemical Coast Secondary
Photo Date:  3/21/1989  Upload Date: 11/20/2009 10:14:33 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9588(SW1500)
Views:  401   Comments: 1
CR 9588
Title:  CR 9588
Description:  CR 9588 brings a cut of cars off of the Chemical Coast Secondary into Port Reading Yard
Photo Date:  3/21/1989  Upload Date: 11/20/2009 10:09:24 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9588(SW1500)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
CR 9587
Title:  CR 9587
Description:  A crowded area this morning, as seven units & a hack occupy Port Reading Yard on a cold late-winter day
Photo Date:  3/21/1989  Upload Date: 11/20/2009 10:18:37 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9587(SW1500) CR 9594(SW1500) CR 7906(GP38) CR 1966(B23-7)
Views:  736   Comments: 4
NS 1704
Title:  NS 1704
Description:  Conrail Shared Assets symbol OI-16 power (two ex-Erie Lackawanna SD45-2's) backs up the CR Chemical Coast Line to its train after making a set-out at Port Reading Yard
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/6/2009 9:58:44 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
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Locomotives:  NS 1704(SD45-2)
Views:  526   Comments: 1
NS 1704
Title:  NS 1704
Description:  Conrail OI-16 power backs up to its train for the trip down the Chemical Coast Line & across the Amboy Secondary to Browns Yard in Sayreville, NJ
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/6/2009 10:07:17 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1704(SD45-2)
Views:  383   Comments: 0
NS 1704
Title:  NS 1704
Description:  Conrail Shared Assets symbol WPOI-16 seen southbound on the CR Chemical Coast Line approaching PD, enroute to Browns Yard in Sayreville, NJ
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/6/2009 10:15:08 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1704(SD45-2)
Views:  392   Comments: 1
NS 1701
Title:  NS 1701
Description:  Conrail WPOI-16, with two ex-EL SD45-2's, southbound on the CR Chemical Coast Line passing CP-PD, enroute to Browns Yard in Sayreville, NJ
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 8/6/2009 10:22:31 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
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Locomotives:  NS 1701(SD45-2)
Views:  364   Comments: 0
North Bergen Yard
Title:  North Bergen Yard
Description:  One of the more attractive yard signs in any freight facility
Photo Date:  8/16/2009  Upload Date: 8/16/2009 9:53:47 PM
Location:  North Bergen, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  484   Comments: 1
NS 5405
Title:  NS 5405
Description:  Ex-CR SD50, with western help, guides NS train 68Q from the Port Reading Secondary onto the Chemical Coast Line
Photo Date:  10/7/2009  Upload Date: 10/7/2009 4:43:42 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5405(SD50) BNSF 648(C44-9W) BNSF 765(C44-9W)
Views:  903   Comments: 1
NS 5405
Title:  NS 5405
Description:  NS Train 68Q, with visiting warbonnets, enters the CR Chemical Coast Line behind a veteran leader
Photo Date:  10/7/2009  Upload Date: 10/7/2009 4:02:36 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5405(SD50) BNSF 648(C44-9W) BNSF 765(C44-9W)
Views:  803   Comments: 4
CSX 4504
Title:  CSX 4504
Description:  Conrail PR-19 brings todays ethanol train power down the Chemical Coast Secondary, headed for Pt. Reading Yard
Photo Date:  11/6/2009  Upload Date: 11/8/2009 4:58:56 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4504(SD70MAC) CSX 7671(C40-8W)
Views:  335   Comments: 1
CSX 4504
Title:  CSX 4504
Description:  Conrail local crew PR-19 brings the power from an ethanol train into Port Reading Yard
Photo Date:  11/6/2009  Upload Date: 11/8/2009 4:55:08 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4504(SD70MAC) CSX 7671(C40-8W)
Views:  307   Comments: 2
CSX 8855
Title:  CSX 8855
Description:  Completely spoiling my nice side shot of NS 68Q (!), Conrail yard crew PR-6 pulls out on the yard lead, while 68Q shoves south on the Chemical Coast Secondary
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 3:13:40 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8855(SD40-2)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
UP 7071
Title:  UP 7071
Description:  Foreign power on todays ethanol train (NS 68Q), arriving at its final destination in Sewaren, NJ
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 3:29:41 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7071(AC4460CW)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
UP 7071
Title:  UP 7071
Description:  Union Pacific AC4460C is the trailing unit in a 4 unit lashup on todays NS 68Q
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 3:48:00 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7071(AC4460CW)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
NS 8329
Title:  NS 8329
Description:  Four big six-axle units ease train 68Q to its final destination in Sewaren, NJ, on Conrails Chemical Coast Secondary
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 9:55:14 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8329(C40-8W) NS 2671(SD70M-2) UP 5742(AC44CWCTE) UP 7071(AC4460CW)
Views:  757   Comments: 0
UP 7071
Title:  UP 7071
Description:  Indeed, even all the way to New Jersey!
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 9:40:17 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7071(AC4460CW)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
NS 2671
Title:  NS 2671
Description:  Seen as second unit in todays 68Q, spotting ethanol loads along Conrails Chemical Coast Secondary
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 4:18:30 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2671(SD70M-2)
Views:  642   Comments: 1
NS 8329
Title:  NS 8329
Description:  A colorful lashup on Norfolk Southern ethanol train 68Q today, and plenty of horsepower, too
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 4:01:22 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8329(C40-8W) NS 2671(SD70M-2) UP 5742(AC44CWCTE) UP 7071(AC4460CW)
Views:  641   Comments: 0
NS 8329
Title:  NS 8329
Description:  Still in her 'Conrail Quality' scheme, ex-Conrail C40-8W works adjacent to the local streets of Sewaren, as the crew spots the loads
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 10:03:33 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8329(C40-8W)
Views:  262   Comments: 1
NS 8329
Title:  NS 8329
Description:  Conrail local crew PR-19, spotting the last ethanol loads from todays 68Q
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 9:49:51 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8329(C40-8W)
Views:  592   Comments: 0
NS 8329
Title:  NS 8329
Description:  Work complete, the PR-19 crew comes up the siding, and will continue northward on the Chemical Coast Secondary to Port Reading yard
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 5:07:43 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8329(C40-8W)
Views:  262   Comments: 2
NS 8329
Title:  NS 8329
Description:  Still sporting her 'dress blue' in 2009, NS 8329 is the lead unit on todays 68Q (unit ethanol train)
Photo Date:  11/18/2009  Upload Date: 11/18/2009 9:40:54 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8329(C40-8W)
Views:  650   Comments: 1
NS 9707
Title:  NS 9707
Description:  Two big GE six-axle units handle spotting loads of ethanol on Conrails Chemical Coast Line
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:23:22 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9707(C40-9W) NS 7610(ES40DC)
Views:  510   Comments: 1
NS 9707
Title:  NS 9707
Description:  NS Dash9-40CW is second unit on todays ethanol train, at this point under control of CR Port Reading Yard local crew PR-8
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:18:16 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9707(C40-9W)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
NS 9707
Title:  NS 9707
Description:  Them whiskers is why they calls 'em "catfish"..........
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:13:35 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9707(C40-9W)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
NS 9707
Title:  NS 9707
Description:  Conrail local crew PR-8 spotting loads from todays NS train 68Q on a beautiful Fall day
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:05:31 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9707(C40-9W) NS 7610(ES40DC)
Views:  440   Comments: 0
NS 7610
Title:  NS 7610
Description:  A big, no, make that huge, GE ES40DC makes the NS horsehead logo on its flanks look small
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:09:25 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7610(ES40DC) NS 9707(C40-9W)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
CSX 7383
Title:  CSX 7383
Description:  Two ex-Conrail units return to Jersey rails with yet another unit ethanol train for the Chemical Coast Line
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:29:17 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7383(C40-8W) CSX 8712(SD60)
Views:  499   Comments: 2
CSX 8712
Title:  CSX 8712
Description:  Having turned the power on the wye at Port Reading yard, local crew PR-19 heads back north to tie onto its train & shove south to Sewaren
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:39:59 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8712(SD60) CSX 7383(C40-8W)
Views:  489   Comments: 0
NS 7610
Title:  NS 7610
Description:  With a trainload of empty tank cars, local crew PR-8 is shown northbound, passing CP-PD on Conrails Chemical Coast Secondary
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:43:01 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7610(ES40DC) NS 9707(C40-9W)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
NS 7610
Title:  NS 7610
Description:  Conrail crew PR-8 pounds the diamond at CP-PD, crossing the Port Reading Secondary, as they head north on the Chemical Coast Secondary with empty ethanol cars
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:46:37 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7610(ES40DC) NS 9707(C40-9W)
Views:  489   Comments: 0
NS 7610
Title:  NS 7610
Description:  With what will become tonights NS train 69Q, Conrail crew PR-8 heads north on the Chemical Coast line, about to enter the east siding at block station RH, to await the road crew who will take her west
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 8:49:34 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7610(ES40DC) NS 9707(C40-9W)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
NS 3430
Title:  NS 3430
Description:  43 years old!! Built in 1966 as Kansas City Southern SD40 #613, this amazing locomotive just keeps going
Photo Date:  12/8/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 8:06:10 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3430(SD40-2)
Views:  427   Comments: 2
NS 3430
Title:  NS 3430
Description:  Bad light, tough location, but awesome lashup on todays NS train 68Q, waiting to pull empty ethanol cars on CR's Chemical Coast Secondary
Photo Date:  12/8/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 8:16:20 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3430(SD40-2) UP 7003(AC44CW) UP 7017(AC4460CW)
Views:  539   Comments: 1
UP 7003
Title:  UP 7003
Description:  Looking battered (recent fire damage?) and bruised, and in need of some new paint, UP7003 visits eastern NJ as part of todays NS 68Q
Photo Date:  12/8/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 8:21:21 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7003(AC44CW)
Views:  380   Comments: 1
UP 7003
Title:  UP 7003
Description:  Nothing a little grey & yellow paint can't fix; no worries, plenty of body shops here in Jersey to make her look new again
Photo Date:  12/8/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 8:27:02 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7003(AC44CW)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
NS 3430
Title:  NS 3430
Description:  Elder statesman NS 3430 (blt 10/66), now operating on 'Sunoco Race Fuel', official fuel of Nascar, and evidently now, NS as well
Photo Date:  12/8/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 8:30:10 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3430(SD40-2)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
CSX 2810
Title:  CSX 2810
Description:  In her 30th year of service, former Conrail 8274 serves as power for local crew PR-19, shown southbound on the Chemical Coast Secondary, heading for NJ Transit's North Jersey Coast Line
Photo Date:  12/8/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 8:33:28 PM
Location:  Sewaren, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 2810(GP38-2)
Views:  340   Comments: 1
NS 3426
Title:  NS 3426
Description:  CSAO symbol JR-2 makes her way south on the CR Chemical Coast Secondary, approaching Port Reading yard
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 2:02:23 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3426(SD40-2) CSX 8886(SD40-2)
Views:  369   Comments: 1
NS 3426
Title:  NS 3426
Description:  Conrail train JR-2 approaches Port Reading yard
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 8:41:52 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3426(SD40-2) CSX 8886(SD40-2)
Views:  372   Comments: 1
CSX 8886
Title:  CSX 8886
Description:  Although now classified as an SD40-2, CSX8886 started out as Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 #3676, blt 11/72
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 8:13:55 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8886(SD40-2)
Views:  383   Comments: 0
NS 3426
Title:  NS 3426
Description:  43 year old NS 3426 and 37 year old CSX 8886, leading train JR-2, approach Port Reading yard to set out todays transfer from Oak Island yard
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 2:18:32 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3426(SD40-2) CSX 8886(SD40-2)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
NS 3426
Title:  NS 3426
Description:  Two old workhorses still on the job, as NS 3426 (ex-CR6962, nee-KCS 602, blt 10/66)(!) and CSX 8886 (ex-CR 6661, nee-EL 3676, blt 11/72) handle todays Conrail train JR-2 past the home signals @ CP-PD
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 1/9/2010 2:08:37 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3426(SD40-2) CSX 8886(SD40-2)
Views:  226   Comments: 2
CSX 8886
Title:  CSX 8886
Description:  Although now classified an SD40-2, she'll always be an SD45-2 to me; shown approaching CP-PD on the Chemical Coast Secondary on CR train JR-2
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 8:27:01 PM
Location:  Port Reading, NJ
Author:  Chris S
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8886(SD40-2)
Views:  312   Comments: 3


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