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2/19/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Donald Albertson
Dates:11/7/1982 - 11/16/2009
Album Info:Digital and Kodachrome scans from Oak Island yard and environs
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CR transfer
Title:  CR transfer
Description:  A CR transfer pulls out of Oak Island with a Geep, a GP30 and a GP35 on 07NOV1982
Photo Date:  11/7/1982  Upload Date: 11/5/2017 1:55:30 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 5412(GP8) CR 2204(GP30)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
CR w/b
Title:  CR w/b
Description:  A CR w/b rounds the curve at Newark near Oak Island yard as P92 shows Approach on track 2 on 29JAN1983. A SD40 and SD40-2 provide the pulling power on this winter day.
Photo Date:  1/29/1983  Upload Date: 1/16/2018 6:27:11 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6309(SD40) CR 6416(SD40-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 1
CR 7857 and 2237
Title:  CR 7857 and 2237
Description:  The old tower is still standing as a pair of former PC units pull a w/b out of Oak Island yard on 30APR1983
Photo Date:  4/30/1983  Upload Date: 4/1/2017 7:33:02 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 7857(GP38) CR 2237(GP30)
Views:  225   Comments: 1
CR Geeps
Title:  CR Geeps
Description:  A pair of CR Geeps, a GP10 and a rare former LV GP18, at Oak Island on 25SEP1983
Photo Date:  9/25/1983  Upload Date: 12/11/2018 4:17:42 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 7578(GP10) CR 7496(GP18)
Views:  131   Comments: 1
CR power
Title:  CR power
Description:  A variety of CR blue units at Oak Island on 25SEP10983
Photo Date:  9/25/1983  Upload Date: 12/11/2018 4:15:55 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6324(SD40) CR 7578(GP10) CR 6301(SD40)
Views:  148   Comments: 1
CR w/b at Stock
Title:  CR w/b at Stock
Description:  A CR w/b from Selkirk comes off the P&H at the Stock Switch to connect with the former LV for the rest of the trip west.
Photo Date:  9/25/1983  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 7:33:26 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Track
Locomotives:  CR 3285(GP40-2) CR 3241(GP40)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
CR power at East End
Title:  CR power at East End
Description:  CR GP38 7804 and SD38 6930 sit at Oak Island East End on 27NOV1983
Photo Date:  11/27/1983  Upload Date: 12/11/2018 4:22:03 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6930(SD38) CR 7894(GP38)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
CR e/b at Stock
Title:  CR e/b at Stock
Description:  Two B23-7's accelerate past Oak Island yard past the Stock switch on 15AUG1984
Photo Date:  8/15/1984  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:23:36 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 2015(B23-7) CR 1945(B23-7)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
Oak Island e/f
Title:  Oak Island e/f
Description:  Lots of power getting service on 17AUG1984
Photo Date:  8/17/1984  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:32:54 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6316(SD40) CR 6350(SD40) CR 2756(U23B)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
CR C36-7's at Garden
Title:  CR C36-7's at Garden
Description:  A pair of fairly new C36-7's lead a few GP38's into the auto yard at Garden, formerly known as CY, on 27JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/27/1985  Upload Date: 12/11/2018 4:19:52 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6634(C36-7) CR 6638(C36-7)
Views:  88   Comments: 1
CR C30-7A 6575
Title:  CR C30-7A 6575
Description:  A fairly new C30-7A sits at 91 Bay at Oak Island yard on 17JAN1987
Photo Date:  1/17/1987  Upload Date: 10/31/2018 3:03:58 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CR 6575(C30-7A)
Views:  151   Comments: 3
CR w/b on the P&H
Title:  CR w/b on the P&H
Description:  CR GP38-2 8213 leads a w/b on the Passaic and Harsimus at Newark NJ on 17JAN1987
Photo Date:  1/17/1987  Upload Date: 12/17/2018 1:36:45 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 8213(GP38-2)
Views:  92   Comments: 1
CR GP35 3644
Title:  CR GP35 3644
Description:  A recently reactivated former RDG GP35 is at Oak Island with a pair of SD50's on 20OCT1988
Photo Date:  10/20/1988  Upload Date: 1/13/2019 1:08:33 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 3644(GP35)
Views:  47   Comments: 1
CR 6524
Title:  CR 6524
Description:  CR SD40-2 6524 looks almost factory fresh at Oak Island on 20 OCT1988. Must have been repainted recently...
Photo Date:  10/20/1988  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 6:37:30 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6524(SD40-2) CR 6323(SD40)
Views:  101   Comments: 1
CR 3008
Title:  CR 3008
Description:  Three GP40's occupy 91 Bay at Oak Island on 23OCT1988
Photo Date:  10/23/1988  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:41:48 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 3008(GP40) CR 3337(GP40-2)
Views:  106   Comments: 0
CR w/b
Title:  CR w/b
Description:  A Conrail w/b awaits a new crew at CP Pike on 03DEC1988
Photo Date:  12/3/1988  Upload Date: 12/26/2018 12:06:11 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6725(SD50)
Views:  85   Comments: 1
Action at Stock
Title:  Action at Stock
Description:  An e/b waits while this w/b heads off the P&H at Stock and heads for the former LV main to continue west. The e/b came off Amtrak's NEC, 03DEC1988
Photo Date:  12/3/1988  Upload Date: 12/22/2018 8:46:17 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6327(SD40) CR 6509(SD40-2) NS 8058(C30-7) NS 1593(SD40)
Views:  158   Comments: 1
CR power at Garden
Title:  CR power at Garden
Description:  Four CR four axles sit in the Garden yard next to Oak Island on 18DEC1988
Photo Date:  12/18/1988  Upload Date: 9/24/2017 3:24:22 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 2217(GP30) CR 2764(U23B)
Views:  160   Comments: 1
Conrail UOR coal train
Title:  Conrail UOR coal train
Description:  A CR Orange and Rockland unit coal train rolls through South Kearny NJ on 28JAN1989, with a snappy SR B30-7A in the consist.
Photo Date:  1/28/1989  Upload Date: 4/28/2019 8:36:41 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6272(SD40) SOU 3520(B30-7A) NS 6196(SD40-2)
Views:  57   Comments: 1
Action at Garden
Title:  Action at Garden
Description:  Two w/b's are in the Garden yard, one ready to depart with the three C boats and one making a pickup of auto racks with the SD40-2 head out on 06MAY1989
Photo Date:  5/6/1989  Upload Date: 9/24/2017 3:27:29 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6563(C30-7A) CR 6494(SD40-2)
Views:  164   Comments: 3
CR C40-8 6044
Title:  CR C40-8 6044
Description:  Conrail tried to hide this new C40-8 from me in the car shops at Oak Island...but I found it. 07JUL1989
Photo Date:  7/7/1989  Upload Date: 3/12/2019 3:06:57 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6044(C40-8)
Views:  48   Comments: 1
CR six axle power
Title:  CR six axle power
Description:  Three contemporary six axle units at Oak Island on 01DEC1989; a SD50, a C30-7A and a C36-7
Photo Date:  12/1/1989  Upload Date: 3/6/2019 2:49:17 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6775(SD50) CR 6588(C30-7A) CR 6622(C36-7)
Views:  57   Comments: 1
NS power
Title:  NS power
Description:  A pair of NS SD's along with a CR SD50 at Oak Island on 04DEC1989
Photo Date:  12/4/1989  Upload Date: 3/6/2019 2:48:24 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3177(SD40) NS 3232(SD40-2) CR 6810(SD50)
Views:  71   Comments: 1
91 Bay
Title:  91 Bay
Description:  CR power has gotten more modern by this date, 15MAR1990, with a C40-8 head out on 91 Bay
Photo Date:  3/15/1990  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 6:47:54 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6043(C40-8) CR 6756(SD50)
Views:  90   Comments: 1
New CR C40-8's
Title:  New CR C40-8's
Description:  A pair of new C40-8W's at Oak Island and a Northwest Orient jet approaches EWR on 23JUN1990
Photo Date:  6/23/1990  Upload Date: 12/11/2018 4:13:19 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6091(C40-8W) CR 6090(C40-8W)
Views:  157   Comments: 1
CR B36-7's
Title:  CR B36-7's
Description:  A pair of B36-7's makes its way towards the enginehouse at Oak Island yard on 04JUL1990
Photo Date:  7/4/1990  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:25:45 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 5050(B36-7) CR 5007(B36-7)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
UP C36-7E 9028
Title:  UP C36-7E 9028
Description:  UP C36-7E 9028, ordered by the MoPac, has shown up at Oak Island on 27OCT1990
Photo Date:  10/27/1990  Upload Date: 3/2/2019 5:08:11 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  UP 9028(C36-7)
Views:  43   Comments: 1
C40-8 and C40-8W
Title:  C40-8 and C40-8W
Description:  Two different shades of CR blue in evidence here at Oak Island on 13NOV1990
Photo Date:  11/13/1990  Upload Date: 12/20/2018 2:35:23 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6044(C40-8) CR 6059(C40-8W)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
RF&P GP40-2 145
Title:  RF&P GP40-2 145
Description:  RF&P GP40-2 145 has made an appearance at Oak Island on 30NOV1990. Usually the OBSS power ran to South Kearny...
Photo Date:  11/30/1990  Upload Date: 3/2/2019 5:04:14 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RFP 145(GP40-2)
Views:  47   Comments: 1
CR SW8's
Title:  CR SW8's
Description:  A pair of CR SW8's idle at Garden adjacent to oak Island on 13JAN1991
Photo Date:  1/13/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2019 6:11:38 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 8682(SW8) CR 8670(SW8)
Views:  45   Comments: 1
CR slug set
Title:  CR slug set
Description:  CR SD38 6947 and MT6 1110 at Oak Island East End on 22JAN1991
Photo Date:  1/22/1991  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:21:17 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6947(SD38) CR 1110(MT6)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
CR SEAL
Title:  CR SEAL
Description:  CR w/b SEAL rolls off the former PRR through PIKE and will continue the trip to Allentown on the former LV with C30-7A 6585 head out on 25JAN1991
Photo Date:  1/25/1991  Upload Date: 9/24/2017 3:31:53 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6585(C30-7A) CR 3336(GP40-2) CR 1906(B23-7)
Views:  160   Comments: 1
CR six axle power
Title:  CR six axle power
Description:  Five contemporary six axles are at Oak Island on 21FEB1991
Photo Date:  2/21/1991  Upload Date: 4/22/2019 3:04:33 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6864(SD60) CR 6432(SD40-2)
Views:  30   Comments: 1
Action at East End
Title:  Action at East End
Description:  A pair of CSX grey ghosts hiding at East End of Oak Island while a puller does its thing on 01APR1992. Judging by the profile of the trailing CSX unit, it could have been a former Clinchfield U36C methinks...
Photo Date:  4/1/1992  Upload Date: 11/23/2018 8:03:35 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7507(C40-8)
Views:  137   Comments: 1
CR and NS GE's
Title:  CR and NS GE's
Description:  These B and C boats would be roster mates in three years, at Oak Island on 26APR1996
Photo Date:  4/26/1996  Upload Date: 5/24/2017 8:12:06 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 5027(B36-7) NS 8011(C30-7)
Views:  155   Comments: 1
CR 6432
Title:  CR 6432
Description:  A sign of things to come, NS and CSX power is present in the e/f at Oak Island on 11MAY1997
Photo Date:  5/11/1997  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 6:50:49 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6432(SD40-2) CSX 7862(C40-8W)
Views:  84   Comments: 1
Typical Top Hat photo
Title:  Typical Top Hat photo
Description:  Now that all the Top Hats are gone, I realize I don't have many decent shots of them. Here's the 8815 and CR 2003 at Oak Island yard on 11MAY1997
Photo Date:  5/11/1997  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:29:50 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 2003(B23-7) NS 8815(C40-9)
Views:  91   Comments: 0
CR 6977
Title:  CR 6977
Description:  CSX B36-7 5834 and CR SD40 6977 share the e/f at Oak Island with eight more months until CR's demise. 07SEP1998
Photo Date:  9/7/1998  Upload Date: 5/24/2017 8:15:25 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6977(SD40-2R) CSX 5834(B36-7)
Views:  235   Comments: 1
CSX 490, 491
Title:  CSX 490, 491
Description:  Two brand new AC44CW's being boarded by the crew at Oak Island yard on 17SEP2000
Photo Date:  9/17/2000  Upload Date: 11/5/2017 6:04:25 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 490(AC44CW) CSX 491(AC44CW)
Views:  207   Comments: 2
Shared SD45-2 Assets
Title:  Shared SD45-2 Assets
Description:  A pair of former CR SD45-2's crest the hump at Oak Island with both CSX and NS markings on 15OCT2000
Photo Date:  10/15/2000  Upload Date: 10/26/2018 2:34:31 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 8886(SD45-2) NS 1705(SD45-2)
Views:  157   Comments: 2
91 Bay power
Title:  91 Bay power
Description:  A former BN SD40-2 leads a bunch of CSX GE's at Oak Island. Genius me didn't bother with the Santa Fe C30-7 four deep... 29OCT2000
Photo Date:  10/29/2000  Upload Date: 11/16/2018 7:08:10 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  HLCX 7190(SD40-2) CSX 602(AC60CW)
Views:  94   Comments: 1
CSX C60's at Oak Island
Title:  CSX C60's at Oak Island
Description:  A pair of C60's has made an appearance at Oak Island on 29OCT2000
Photo Date:  10/29/2000  Upload Date: 4/27/2017 8:00:46 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 5006(AC60CW) CSX 5007(AC60CW)
Views:  182   Comments: 1
NS GE's
Title:  NS GE's
Description:  Five worn out NS GE's wait for the trip to Naporano's at Oak Island on 15JUL2001
Photo Date:  7/14/2001  Upload Date: 1/8/2019 6:39:58 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 8512(C36-7) NS 8568(C39-8)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
NS 3446 and CSX 8886
Title:  NS 3446 and CSX 8886
Description:  Two freshly painted newly acquired former CR units at Oak Island on 14JUL2001
Photo Date:  7/14/2001  Upload Date: 9/24/2017 8:01:12 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3446(SD40-2) CSX 8886(SD45-2)
Views:  239   Comments: 1
CSX 640
Title:  CSX 640
Description:  Three CSX units on 91 Bay at Oak Island on 15JUL2001
Photo Date:  7/15/2001  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:51:44 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 640(AC60CW)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
CSX garbage train
Title:  CSX garbage train
Description:  Two former CR units bring a garbage train over Upper Bay and west into Oak Island on 15JUL2001
Photo Date:  7/15/2001  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 8:18:07 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8829(SD40-2) CSX 4405(GP40-2)
Views:  158   Comments: 1
NS power
Title:  NS power
Description:  Two NS units make their way towards the hump at Oak Island on 15JUL2001
Photo Date:  7/15/2001  Upload Date: 12/1/2018 10:35:22 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 8328(C40-8W) NS 2506(SD70)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
CSX former CR units
Title:  CSX former CR units
Description:  Two former CR units, a SD40-2 and a C40-8W, at Oak Island on 10FEB2004
Photo Date:  2/10/2004  Upload Date: 3/11/2017 7:05:02 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 8869(SD40-2) CSX 7309(C40-8W)
Views:  184   Comments: 1
Power
Title:  Power
Description:  Some CSX power and a HLCX leaser at Oak Island.
Photo Date:  11/1/2005  Upload Date: 11/23/2009 8:42:25 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 5286(ES44DC) HLCX 6063(SD40M-3)
Views:  482   Comments: 1
CP GE's
Title:  CP GE's
Description:  A pair of new CP ES44's are in Conrail's Oak Island yard on 30DEC2005
Photo Date:  12/30/2005  Upload Date: 3/11/2017 7:01:55 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 8755(ES44AC) CP 8752(ES44AC)
Views:  208   Comments: 2


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