Conrail in North Jersey - Page 9

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

CR 9225 Hoboken, NJ 8-5-1977

The scene at Hoboken in August, 1977 is still all EL as NW-2 418 (CR 9225) shuffles U34CH 3365 (CR 4165) and Comet I cars at the busy terminal.

CR 9225 Hoboken, NJ 8-5-1977

The engineer of former EL NW2 418 (CR 9225) pauses while working Hoboken terminal in August, 1977.

CR 9226 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR NW-2 9226 (ex-EL 419) rests with SW-7 8864 (ex-EL 432), GP-35 2398, and a CR blue U-boat at the Croxton engine facility n March, 1979.

CR 9226 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR NW-2 9226 (ex-EL 419) rests at the Croxton engine terminal in March, 1979. Almost all of the EL paint and number remain on CR 9226.

CR 9228 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

CR NW-2 (ex-EL 421) rests from working the Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 9240 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

Along with a NJ Transit Budd RDC and an ancient ex-CNJ SW-1, CR NW-2 9240 (ex-CNJ 1060) waits for service at Elizabethport in July, 1977.

CR 9247 Elizabeth, NJ 3/78

NW-2 9247 sits outside the former CNJ shops at Elizabethport, NJ

CR 9259 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

CR NW-2 9259 works Croxton in August, 1979.

CR 9322 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

CR SW-1200 9322 (ex-EL 458) rests from working the Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 9590 Islen, NJ 3/80

SW1500's 9590 and 9591 along with SW8 8656 run lite west at Islen, NJ

CR 9845 "KW" Croxton/Jersey City, NJ 7-17-1977

Alco T-6 9845 idles amongst the yard and local power @ "KW" Croxton Yard Jersey City, NJ

CR 9846 Elizabeth, NJ 1/79

It's 1/27/79 and Alco T-6 9846 is set aside for retirement at Elizabethport Shops. I think this was one of a few Alco switchers painted Blue

CR 9847 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

Retired PC units, Alco T-6 9847 and GP-7 5653, rest with CR SW-9 9013 (ex-EL 437) and GP-7 5974 (ex-EL 1236) behind the enginehouse at Croxton in March, 1979.

CR 9847 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

One of 6 Alco T-6's inherited from the Penn Central, CR 9847 appears slated for retirement at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 9933 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

CR RS-3M 9933 teamed up with NW-2 9219 (ex-EL 412) and GP-40 3213 at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 9933 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

CR RS-3M 9933 (ex-PC 5332) at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 9933 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

RS-3M 9933 (ex-PC 5332) at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 9947 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

CR RS-3M 9947 rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in February, 1979.

CR 9947 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

CR RS-3M 9947 rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in February, 1979.

CR 9947 Elizabethport, NJ 2-28-1979

Lined up with a CR blue NW-2, RS-3M 9947 rests outside the Elizabethport locomotive shops in February, 1979.

CR GP38-2 8070 Bogota, NJ 11-28-1981

GP38-2 8070 powers a Camp Car Extra made up of the old and the new...

CR NJDOT EL 3200 and 3300 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

Former Erie Lackawanna low (3200 series) and high roof (3300 series) MU's run through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and 25000 volt 60 hertz AC turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3200 and 3300 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

Erie Lackawanna low (3200 series) and high roof (3300 series) MU's run through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and the new 25000 volt 60 hertz AC was turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3200 and 3300 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

Erie Lackawanna low (3200 series) and high roof (3300 series) MU's run through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979. The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and 25000 volt 60 hertz AC turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3200 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

An Erie Lackawanna low roof trailer MU (3200 series) leads through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and 25000 volt 60 hertz AC turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3217 Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

Erie Lackawanna MU's, led by low roof trailer 3217, pull through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

Unlike the ex-EL U34CH's, the MUs were not renumbered while under contract to NJDOT.

They retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and the new 25000 volt 60 hertz AC was turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3236 Hoboken, NJ 8-5-1977

EL 3236, one of 50 low-roof trailer MU cars built by Pullman in 1925, rests with semi-pemanently coupled sister power car at Hoboken in August, 1977.

The cars were not renumbered during their few years operated by Conrail under contract with NJDOT, or later by NJ Transit.

MU trailer 3236 has been preserved by the Brooks Preservation Society as part of rolling stock for the Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad in Belfast, Maine.

CR NJDOT EL 3300 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

An Erie Lackawanna high roof trailer MU (3300 series) leads through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and 25000 volt 60 hertz AC turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3300 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

An Erie Lackawanna high roof trailer MU (3300 series) leads through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and 25000 volt 60 hertz AC turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3300 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

An Erie Lackawanna high roof trailer MU (3300 series) leads through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and the new 25000 volt 60 hertz AC was turned on.

CR NJDOT EL 3300 series Maplewood, NJ 8-17-1979

An Erie Lackawanna high roof trailer MU (3300 series) leads through Maplewood, NJ in August, 1979.

The MU's retained their EL olive paint and gold numbering until their final runs in August, 1984 when Edison's 3000 volt DC power was turned off and 25000 volt 60 hertz AC turned on.

CR NJDOT PRR 1697 Passenger Coach Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

Many former PRR passenger coaches retained their Keystones and Tuscan red in North Jersey in 1977 as part of CR-contracted operations.

Here, coach 1697 rests outside the Elizabethport shops in July, 1977.

CR NJDOT PRR 1703 Passenger Coach South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

A quartet of former PRR coaches await diesels to replace GG-1 4872 at South Amboy station in March, 1978.

Former CNJ GP40P 3682 and PC E-7A 4244 will couple on to continue the journey on the NY&LB past the end of the electrified lines.

CR SW9 9021 Silver Lake drill Little Falls, NJ

CR SW9 9021 powers the Silver Lake drill @ Little Falls, NJ 4/01/1977, Conrails first birthday. I started my railroad career here nine years earlier 10/12/1967

CR X1030 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1981 (1)

CR X1030 speeder at South Amboy, NJ in March, 1981.

CR X1030 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1981 (2)

CR Grumman Olson X1030 speeder at South Amboy, NJ in March, 1981.

CR X1030 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1981 (3)

CR Grumman Olson X1030 speeder at South Amboy, NJ in March, 1981.

EL 3319 Bogota, NJ 11-28-1976

NE-2 approaches CP-7 to run the siding from 7 to 13 meeting three southbounds.

EL B65 slug Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

Not on the CR roster, B65 slug (former Baldwin DRS-66-1500) at the Croxton yard engine terminal in March, 1979.

EL B66 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

Whitelined from the CR roster, EL B66 slug (former Baldwin DRS4-4-1500) rests retired at Croxton yard in March, 1979.

EL B66 slug Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

Whitelined from the CR roster, B66 (former EL Baldwin DRS4-4-1500) and B65 slugs (former EL Baldwin DRS-66-1500) rest at Croxton in March, 1979.

EL B66 slug Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

Whitelined from the CR roster, B66 (former EL Baldwin DRS4-4-1500) slug rests at Croxton in March, 1979.

EL B66 slug Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

Whitelined from the CR roster, B66 (former EL Baldwin DRS4-4-1500) and B65 slugs (former EL Baldwin DRS-66-1500) rest retired at Croxton yard in March, 1979.

ENCC-9 GP38 7826 Waverly 5 Newark, NJ

ENCC (Enola, Pa-Chemical Coast)9 @ Waverly 5 Yard Newark, NJ

Essay Tower South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1981

A duo of NJDOT E-8A's pass by Essay Tower in South Amboy, NJ in July, 1981.

The tower has a few more years until it's closure on 7-2-1986.

NJDOT 4267 is ICG rebuilt ex-PC 4251, as the original PC E-8A 4267 had been traded to ICG in September, 1978 and scrapped in 1981. The new NJDOT white paint scheme E-8A is unidentified.

GTW 5921 Ridgewood, NJ 4/77

GTW SD40 5921 leads TV-98 @ Ridgewood Jct., Ridgewood, NJ

LV 303 Saddle Brook, NJ 4/76

Lehigh Valley GP18 303 switches cars @ Huber Corp., Saddle Brook, NJ 4/29/76

Maxson Test Weight Car CR 80093 Croxton Yard Jersey City, NJ

Testing the exEL. neeErie Scale @ Croxton Yard Jersey City, NJ with Maxson Test Weight car CR 80093, Car is less than a month old

MW-1 U25C 6504 Bogota, NJ

U25C 6504 leads U33C 6561 on Southbound MW-1 (Montreal,Canada-Washington/Pot Yard @ Bogota, NJ

NIMX 4864 Newark, NJ 2-15-1982

A sad day for the fans of the engineering and styling excellence that was the GG-1 locomotive.

Behind ex-PC SW7 8897 pulls Naparano Iron and Metal-branded GG-1's 4864 and 4887 to scrap at Newark, NJ in February, 1982.

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