Coal trains in South Jersey

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:36 pm

3/27/2015

NS 506 came in with an SD80MAC leading-

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by chuchubob » Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:05 pm

A rare daylight NS 507 ran north from Carneys Point Thursday with a Conrail crew.

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:22 pm

7/26/2015

An NS 506 arrived in South Jersey yesterday evening in the last rays of light with NS 1048, the original Norfolk Southern heritage unit NS 8114, and NS 9821. The train and power are currently still in Deepwater.

Approaching Pavonia Yard along Cleveland Ave.-
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NS 8114-
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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:44 am

10/17/2015

A 503 ran out of Beesleys Point early Saturday evening with an NS SD60 leading a UP and NS GEVO.
Here they were through Barrington-

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Wed Dec 02, 2015 11:23 am

12/1/2015
A 506 ran to Deepwater yesterday with three NS units, one being a former UP SD90MAC still in yellow paint.

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DuPont Chamber Works switcher 106 was working-http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4360365
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The SD90MAC and 106-
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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:30 am

3/5/2016
NS 506 ran last night with NS 9375, 8126, and 9716. It was an aluminum set of hoppers.

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The previous Deepwater coal train was an 874 and departed very early in the morning on the same day. Here is a photo of the power in Deepwater on the 3rd.

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Co-Gen switcher 104 now has PRLX (Progress Rail) reporting marks and has been spotted outside of the facility getting some maintenance work done.

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:31 pm

The rarest of all that is rare, NS 502, ran early this morning with NS 9414, 2734, 6942, and 9516. The consist originally had three engines until the 6942 developed a problem, necessitating the need to pick up an extra engine at Abrams. Due to work, I only had one chance to catch them which was at Folsom. Box car on the siding is for Atlantic Sweetener.

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Trailing engines-
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One of only two or three Conrail hoppers-
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More shots of 502 from JR who chased it from Braddock to just about the plant-
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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:11 pm

7/1/2017

A 506 arrived at Deepwater yesterday with three standard cab SD70s for power.

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:42 pm

7/6/2017

NS 502 arrived in South Jersey for the first time in about a year with coal loads for Beesleys Point.

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One of several Conrail hoppers in the mix-

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by RailsEast » Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:01 pm

Great catch, John! Who knows how many more 502's there will be (if this wasn't the last one).......nice job.
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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by liftedjeep » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:54 am

-NS 503 (empty coal from Beesley's Point) rolled through CP HATCH in Pennsauken this morning, en route for the Delair Bridge:

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-Going away shot of the empty coal hoppers:

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:49 pm

A 506 ran into South Jersey while it was still light out.
SD70ACe and GEVO for power.

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:04 pm

9/4/2019

WPCA51 ran the loaded 780 coal train from Beesley's Point today. This is the second train exporting coal from the closed plant and could possibly be one of the last times coal will ever be moved on the line again.

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by RailsEast » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:09 pm

The end of an era...thanks for documenting John, you and Ben and Bob are always in the right place at the right time. Hopefully the Bees can somehow survive....
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