Coal trains in South Jersey

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:06 am

mitch kennedy wrote:Wow, John, you DO get around.. appreciate your photos of the whole scene! Quite the crossing light rig at Cross Keys Rd, huh? Is the little custard stand (the cat and the fiddle) still there? Winslow looks less haunted now since its all grown in..(except for the corpses of the abandoned locos)... here it is with my brand new shiny Instamatic-eye-view in March 1970.. quite a difference!
Thanks Mitch, but they're not my photos. They're my friend Jacob Rink's. I taught him well, haha!
I had work and missed the 502...
Latest news is the lead engine is still on the ground as of 09:00 this morning. No further info.

P.S. Nice shot at Winslow Junction with the station still there. Hard to believe in its glory days that a train went through there every 7 minutes!
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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:29 pm

2/9/2014
NS 506 made a rare daylight appearance today with NS 7708, BNSF 8238, and NS 9664.
Tele shot at Westville and the 5N signal-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3751263" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Wedge shot at the old station platform in Westville-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3751335" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

BNSF 8238 (SD75M) roster shot-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3751283" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Long tele approaching the Hunter Street overpass-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3751275" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Wedge shot along the old stone retainer wall in Woodbury-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3751279" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by chuchubob » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:23 am

A rare NS 502 made an even rarer daylight run Saturday morning.
Two Conrail gons were in the consist.

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:08 am

2/15/2014
The third NS 502 coal train to Beesleys Point of 2014 made another daylight appearance.
NS 502 at Williamstown Junction-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3754273" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

NS 6544 (ex-UP SD60) still in yellow livery-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3754277" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Going away shot through the once busy, now dead, Williamstown Junction-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3754279" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:34 am

2/20/2014
Another daylight 506 went south on Thursday with a nice trio of power- BNSF 8238, NS 6544 (still in Union Pacific livery), and NS 7555.

Here they are rolling over Mantua Creek in Paulsboro, the site of the November 30, 2012 derailment that spilled vinyl chloride-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3761118" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

On the Bridgeport Movable Bridge over Raccoon Creek-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3761138" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Arriving at Deepwater-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3761152" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Pier 6 50th Anniversary hopper-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3761170" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Tue Feb 25, 2014 7:57 pm

2/25/2014
Info courtesy Paul B. from the SJRA Yahoo Group-
NS 506 coal train has been emptied by Co-Generation in Deepwater and may run either tonight or tomorrow as NS 507. Power will be NS 7670, 8308, 1091 and 7563. 8308 has some caution tape on the rear steps on it's fireman's side, and it looks like it's auto drain may have kicked in. I'm guessing it will be "dead in tow".
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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by chuchubob » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:05 am

NS 506 came in on Wednesday and went down to Deepwater. The power, led by SD80MAC 7206, is stored at the north end of the yard in Carneys Point.
photographed at 9 AM Thursday

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:25 pm

3/13/2014
DuPont Chamber Works/Co-Generation pups working the recent NS 506 coal train in Deepwater-

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3777825" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

104-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3777824" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Telephoto-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3777842" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by kamerad47 » Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:17 am

Nice Pics !!!!!

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:41 am

March 11, 2014

Video of the 5th NS 502 in 2014 at Clements Bridge Road in Barrington, Warwick Road in Somerdale, and Vassar Ave. in Stratford along the Beesleys Point Secondary-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXiPhFc ... Hmo-lcvNBA" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Thank you for watching.
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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sat May 17, 2014 11:33 am

Conrail crew CA15 brought back the empty NS 503 coal train from Beesleys Point this morning with NS 6745, 8969, and 8036 and are seen here approaching Pavonia Yard-

1S signal-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3841801" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3841799" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Trailing units-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3841802" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:22 pm

6/18/2014
FC82 brought back empty coal train 503 from Beesleys Point this morning with NS 9339 (long hood forward), NS 8419, and NS 9448. The hoppers were all PPLX.

Haddon Heights-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3876919" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Trailing units-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3876921" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Arriving at Pavonia-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3876922" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3876924" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sat Aug 02, 2014 2:21 pm

8/2/2014

After spending some 11 days down at Beesleys Point, NS 503 finally returned north with the empties and 4 locomotives.
UP 4890, NS 9548, UP 6022, and NS 9223 led the 90-car consist of PPLX hoppers and is seen here in Magnolia-

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3913985" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

UP 6022 roster-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3913987" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

NS 9223 roster-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=3913989" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Fri Jan 09, 2015 8:59 am

1/8/2015

NS 506 arriving at the CoGen plant in Deepwater yesterday morning with UP 8668, NS 9910, and NS 6810-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4083365" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

NS 6810 is a somewhat recent acquisition from BN, having been purchased back in June of 2014-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4083372" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4083389" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

NS 9910-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4083391" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

506 breaking apart their train-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4083369" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Coal trains in South Jersey

Post by johnnyloco » Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:34 pm

3/7/2015
The first NS 502 of 2015 went south in the early morning hours but only made it to Albion, where a draw-bar broke roughly mid-train. CA15 was dispatched from Camden to bring the north segment of the break back to the Magnolia Siding and take the shop car to Pavonia.

CA15 arriving at Penbryn-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133314" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

502 at New Freedon Road-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133315" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133317" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133319" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

CA15 rounding the curve in Magnolia-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133320" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

PPLX 874 has the problem-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133322" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Close-up of the drawbar-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133324" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The car got set-off on the 'main' at Magnolia while the train was shoved into the siding-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133325" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

CA15 on the siding-
http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133327" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPi ... id=4133328" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

John D.

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