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Bound Brook, N.J., March 17, 1976

By | July 22, 2005

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Wanting to get a look at the Jersey Central and Lehigh Valley just before they disappeared into Conrail, future Classic Trains magazine Editor Rob McGonigal spent several hours on March 17, 1976, at CNJ’s Bound Brook station. Here is his train log.

08:51 Reading RDC2 9165 and RDC1 9164, Crusader, eastbound

08:55 CNJ GP7 1524 with short mixed freight eastbound; works yard west of station 35 min.

09:04 CNJ GP40P 3678 with 7 car suburban train westbound

09:44 CNJ GP40P 3678 pushing 7 car suburban train eastbound

09:45 CNJ GP40P 3677 with 11 car suburban train westbound

10:16 CNJ RDC1’s, 2 cars westbound

10:31 LV U23B’s 501, 511, and 508 with piggyback train eastbound; sets out first 5 cars at CNJ yard 23 min.

10:34 CNJ GP40P 3677 pushing 11 car suburban train eastbound

10:50 CNJ RS3 1533 with short mixed freight eastbound; works yard west of station 1 hour

11:00 LV U23B’s 503, 512, and 502 with fast mixed freight eastbound

11:25 CNJ GP40P 3678 with 7 car suburban train westbound

11:42 CNJ RDC1’s, 2 cars eastbound

12:26 CNJ RDC1’s, 2 cars westbound

12:51 CNJ GP40P 3678 pushing 7 car suburban train eastbound

13:11 LV C628’s 630 and 625 with fast mixed freight westbound

13:36 CNJ RDC1’s, 2 cars westbound

13:40 CNJ RS3 1543 with short mixed freight westbound

13:49 CNJ SD35’s 2502 and 2507 with mixed freight westbound; works yard west of station

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