Croxton yard

CR's Croxton yard was a former Erie Lackawanna yard located in Jersey City, NJ.

BM 1185 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

Boston and Maine S-3 1185 rests along with retired CR T-6 9847 at Croxton in August, 1979.

CR 21104 Croxton (Secaucus), NJ 7/76

CR N7D 21104 on the cab track @ Croxton Yard, Secaucus, NJ

CR 2209 Croxton, NJ 2/82

CR 2209 & 2171 are seen at Croxton NJ in Feb of 1982.

CR 2398 Secaucus, NJ 2-28-1979

Former PC GP-35 2398 lined up between an ex-EL switcher and U33B 2907 at Croxton in February, 1979.

CR 2640 Secaucus, NJ, 3-1-1979

CR U25B 2640 at Croxton yard in March, 1979.

CR 2843 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

Behind lead SD45 6103, SD35 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) and U30B 2843 smoke it up at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 3180 and other CR units at Croxton, NJ 1/1/78

Various CR units rest at Croxton on New Years Day 1978.

CR 3213 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

CR GP-40 3213 teams up with RS-3M 9933 and NW-2 9219 at Croxton in August, 1979.

CR 3338 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

Smoking CR SD35 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) and U30B 2843 join with GP40-2 3338 in a nine-unit lashup at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 5653 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) at Croxton in March, 1979.

CR 5658 Secaucus, NJ 2-4-1978

Ex-PC GP-7 5658 working Croxton yard with ex-CNJ 5679 in February, 1978.

CR 5679 Secaucus, NJ 2-4-1978

While the sun is going down on a February, 1978 day, the crew of CR GP-7 5679 (ex-CNJ 1532) was busy working Croxton yard.

CR 5922 Croxton Service tracks, Secaucus, NJ 6/77

GP7 5922 exEL passenger Geep 1402

CR 5970 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 5970 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. A Lackawanna "The Route of Phoebe Snow" 40' boxcar, NYC 946H class covered hopper 886224, and EL 50' boxcar 69103 were part of the lines of cars in the foreground.

CR 5970 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

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

CR 5972 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR 5972 rests with a massive C636 at the Croxton engine terminal in March, 1979.

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 5974 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR GP-7 5974 (ex-EL 1236) pauses between yard work in front of SW9 9013, and alongside an ancient ex-EL NW-2, at the Croxton engine house in March, 1979.

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 5981 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

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

CR 6051 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

Smoking CR SD35 6051 (ex-CNJ 2512) and U30B 2843 join with GP40-2 3338 in a nine-unit lashup at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

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 6121 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

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

CR 6212 and CR 7593 in 1993

The nose of C40-8w 6212 sits by the road while in the background can be seen hump power GP10 7593 and a slub.

CR 6212 and CR 7593 in 1993

The nose of C40-8w 6212 sits by the road while in the background can be seen hump power GP10 7593 and a slub.

CR 6245 Secaucus, NJ 8-11-1979

Croxton yard is full of power 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 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 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

CR C6363 6789 makes it's way east to Croxton in March, 1979.

CR 6789 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

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

CR 6789 Secaucus, NJ 3-24-1979

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 6789 Secaucus, NJ 3-24-1979

The nose of a monster! CR 6789 C636 rests at the Croxton engine facility in March, 1979.

CR 7476 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

The LV diamond begins to show through on CR GP-9 7476 (ex-LV 300) while resting at the Croxton engine termnal in March, 1979.

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 7651 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR RS-11 7651 rests at the Croxton yard engine terminal 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 7651 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

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

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 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

CR 8414 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

Alongside retired T-6 9847, CR SW-1 rests at the Croxton yard engine terminal in August, 1979.

CR 8531 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

Ancient ex-PC SW-1 8531 rests from working Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 8531 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

CR SW-1 8531 rests at Croxton yard in August, 1979.

CR 8691 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR SW-8 8691 (ex-EL 362) works Croxton yard in March, 1979.

CR 8691 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

The crew of CR SW-8 8691 (ex-EL 362) discusses their next move as they work Croxton yard in March, 1979.

CR 8864 Secaucus, NJ 3-1-1979

CR SW-7 8864 (ex-EL 432) rests at the Croxton engine terminal in March, 1979.

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