Conrail in North Jersey - Page 7

North Jersey is home to a myriad of rail operations, and is one of the few locations where Conrail still exists.

CR 5974 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR GP-7 5974 (ex-EL 1236) pauses between yard work alongside an ancient ex-EL NW-2 by the Croxton engine house in March, 1979.

CR 5975 Ridgefield Park, NJ 4/77

Local freight WH-1 sprints north at Ridgefield Park, NJ GP7 5975 exEL, nee Erie 1237 does the honors on the short train..

CR 5976 East Rutherford, NJ 1/79

The Suffern Turn with four exEL GP7's rolls west about to pass under RT3 on 1/13/79

CR 5979 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

EL GP7 1241 (CR 5979) rests between NJ Transit GP40P 3675 (ex-CNJ) and an ancient SW-1 behind the Elizabethport locomotive shops in July, 1977.

CR 5979 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

EL GP7 1241 (CR 5979) rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops with NJ Transit GP40P 3675(ex-CNJ) and an SW-1 in July, 1977.

CR 5981 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR GP-7's 5970(ex-EL 1232) and 5981(ex-EL 1243) work at Croxton in March, 1979.

CR 5981 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

An overview of Croxton yard in March, 1979 shows CR GP-7's 5981(ex-EL 1243) and 5970(ex-EL 1232) working the yard. NYC covered hopper 886224 was part of the lines of cars in the foreground.

CR 5982 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR GP-7 5982 (ex-EL 1244) pauses at the Croxton engine terminal in March, 1979.

CR 6099 with SEAL-7 at Ridgefield Park, NJ

Southbound SEAL-7 approaching River Line "CP-5" Ridgefield Park, NJ

CR 6103 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

CR SD45 6103 (ex-RDG 7603) leads a line of eight CR blue units, and a lone PC black unit, idling at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 6103 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

Power is everywhere at Croxton yard in August, 1979.  CR SD45 6103 (ex-RDG 7603) leads a line of eight CR blue units, and a lone PC black unit, idling and waiting for assignment.  Ex-PC SD40 6245 leads a pair of units alongside.

CR 6103 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

CR SD45 6103 (ex-RDG 7603) leads a line of eight CR blue units, and a lone PC black unit, idling at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 6105 Elizabeth, NJ 1/79

PIOI-6 crosses over from track one to track two at ELMORA Elizabeth, NJ

CR 6121 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR SD-45 6121 pairs up with U30C 6581 at Croxton in March, 1979.

CR 6354 Ridgefield Park, NJ 5-17-1977

TV-16 nears the end of its run (North Bergen) as the train rolls by Ridgefield Park, NJ on 5/15/77

CR 6374 leads SEPY-9 at Manville, NJ in September of 1980

Conrail Potomac Yard bound SEPY-9 leaves the former Lehigh Valley Lehigh Line to enter the former Reading Trenton Line passing the Un-Coupled In Motion Scale at Manville, NJ Yard 9/09/1980

CR 6492 Hillside, NJ 6/80

Outbound SEAL-7 meets inbound PYSE-7 as it rolls next to RT22 and Weequahic Park at Hillside, NJ. NOTE: the World Trade Center Towers in the upper right hand corner.....

CR 6561 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

Former Selkirk-based ex-PC U33C 6561 rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in February, 1979.

CR 6575 Elizabethport, NJ 8-17-1979

CR U33C 6575 (ex-EL 3312) rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in August, 1979.

CR 6575 Elizabethport, NJ 8-17-1979

CR U33C (ex-EL 3312) and other blue units lined up behind the Elizabethport locomotive shop in August, 1979.

CR 6575 Elizabethport, NJ 8-17-1979

CR U33C 6575 (ex-EL 3312) lined up for maintenance at Elizabethport in August, 1979.

CR 6577 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

With a full crew, CR U33C 6577 (ex-EL 3314) pauses at Croxton yard in March, 1979.

CR 6581 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR U30C 6581 (ex-RDG 6302) pairs up with CR SD-45 6121 at Croxton in March, 1979.

CR 6612 leads OISE-7 northbound at Ridgefield Park, NJ

CR OISE-8 with Ballast Express C32-8 6612 leads C40-8W 6075 northbound at Ridgefield Park, NJ

CR 6699 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

Last in the CR series 6667-6699, SDP-45 6699 (ex-EL 3668), with doors open, waits for maintenance behind the Elizabethport shops in July, 1977. 

A former PC GP40 rests behind the massive SDP45, while a pair of Alco switchers line the second row.

CR 6722 Croxton (Secaucus), NJ 6-12-1977

628 6722 and SD45 6087 on the wash track at Croxton Fuel pad. The 6722 and 6087 with the 6087 leading would later power a HB-3 west

CR 6789 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

A monster C636 6789 rests at the Croxton engine terminal in March, 1979.

CR 6789 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

An unlikely pairing at the Croxton engine facility in March, 1979.   Monster C636 6789 is coupled to ex-EL GP-7 5972.

CR 6789 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

A monster C636 6789 coupled up with GP-7 5972 rests at the Croxton engine facility in March, 1979.

CR 6789 Secaucus, NJ 3-24-1979

Ex-PC C636 6789 made it all the way east to Croxton yard in March, 1979.

Previously, I spotted only two of these monsters anywhere east of their Conway and Mingo Junction homes. In 1977, CR 6791 rolled through Abrams, PA and in 1978, CR 6788 rolled through Cresson, PA. But seeing a C636 in CR blue in NJ, and in 1979, was a great surprise.

CR 6808 on SEOI-7 at Ridgefield Park, NJ

Southbound SEOI-7 hard on the heels of SEAL-7 at Ridgefield Park, NJ 7/27/1998

CR 6863 South Kearny, NJ 6-5-1976

A rare bird indeed. RSD12 6863 rests over a weekend amongst its EMD brethern at Meadows Yard.

CR 7476 Elizabethport, NJ 11-18-1978

CR GP-9 7476 (ex-LV 300) in lines of power awaiting service outside the Elizabethport shops in November, 1978.

CR 7476 Elizabethport, NJ 11-18-1978

CR GP-9 7476 (ex-LV 300) and CR blue SW-1 8508 (ex-PC) in lines of power awaiting service outside the Elizabethport shops in November, 1978.

CR 7476 Elizabethport, NJ 11-18-1978

CR blue SW-1 8508 (ex-PC), GP-9 7476 (ex-LV 300), and ex-PC GP-38 7803 line up awaiting service outside the Elizabethport shops in November, 1978.

CR 7476 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR GP-9 7476 (ex-LV 300) pauses at the Croxton engine terminal in March, 1979.

CR 7496 Elizabethport, NJ 9/78

GP18 7496 (ex LV 302) rolls east through E-Port yard.

CR 7499 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

One of four ex-LV GP-18's inherited by Conrail, CR 7499 (ex-LV 305) rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in February, 1979.

CR 7499 Manville, NJ 7/78

Theres a lite rain falling as the 7499 (former LV 305) idles outside the yard office. The 7499 was one of four GP18's (302-305) built for the Lehigh Valley.

CR 7647 Croxton (Secaucus), NJ 11/26/1976

Former PC RS11 7647 waits its turn at the Croxton Roundhouse to repair two carbody filters.

CR 7647 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

CR RS-11 7647 rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in February, 1979.

CR 7651 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR RS-11 7651 rests at the Croxton yard engine facility in March, 1979.

CR 7651 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR RS-11 7651 rests at the Croxton yard engine terminal in March, 1979.

CR 7803 Elizabethport, NJ 11-18-1978

Former PC GP-38 7803 outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in November, 1978.

CR 7987 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR GP-38-2 7987 pauses alongside GP-40 3187 at the Croxton engine terminal in March, 1979.

CR 80058 Newark, NJ 8/90

Testing at Naporano Iron & Metal Co. Newark, NJ with CR 80058. Naporano was the final resting place for many, many Conrail pieces of equipment...... Note the Naporano Locomotive is exConrail 8932

CR 80093 Croxton (Secaucus), NJ 12/77

Proof that I did work....... Once and a while... One month old Maxson Test Weight CR 80093 has all it's 100,000 lbs consentrated on section #4 of the 335,000lb capacity Fairbanks scale @ Croxton Yard Secaucus, NJ

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