Home - about me What's new Video catalog Ordering info Photo album Other links Contact us
# - Select title below...

 1 NY-NJ-PA Tri-State 1986
 2 From Weeds to Double-Stacks
 3 Susquehanna Sequel
 4 NY-NJ-PA Tri-State Conrail 1987
 5 Susquehanna 1987
 6 NY-NJ-PA Tri-State 1988
 7 Susquehanna 1988
 8 NY-NJ-PA Tri-State 1989
 9 Susquehanna 1989
10 Delaware & Hudson 1990
11 Susquehanna 1990
12 Conrail 1990: Northeast PA.
13 NY-NJ-PA Tri-State 1991: vol.1
14 Susquehanna 1991
15 NY-NJ-PA Tri-State 1991: vol.2
16 Susquehanna 1992
17 Susquehanna 1993-1996
18 Tri-State Steam 1986-1996
19 Susquehanna 1997-1999
20 Susquehanna 2000-2003


2002, 2004 by Norm Weiler Railroad Videos

Catalog # 1 - NY, NJ, PA Tri-State Area 1986 Catalog # 1 - NY, NJ, PA TRI-STATE AREA 1986

This volume contains an assortment of rail activities filmed in the NY, NJ, PA Tri-State area between June and October, 1986. You'll see several NJ Transit and Metro North commuter run-bys on the old Erie main between Port Jervis and Campbell Hall, NY., featuring a now-retired U34CH, and several old RDC's. We spend a morning with the Conrail Campbell Hall daily drill up to Maybrook, spotting cars 'on the fly' into a customer's siding. Also, one of Conrail's new SD60's stops at Campbell Hall to make a set-out.

There are some scenes from the Tri-State Railway Historical Society's "Eastern Steam Spectacular" with Blue Mountain & Reading's #425, assisted by two red Morristown & Erie Alco's. There is some Susquehanna activity on the old Lehigh & Hudson River prior to the 1986 rehabilitation. There's also a shot of a Susquehanna Sea-Land train, with 3 Alco's on the point, on Conrail's Southern Tier at the Otisville Tunnel prior to the rehabilitation. Later that same day, a Conrail APL stack train is shown departing Port Jervis.

A very interesting portion of this film is the Conrail rail-removal operation taking place on the old Lehigh & Hudson River near Great Meadows in Warren County, NJ. All phases of the operation, including men and machine close-ups, are detailed. Also covered is the hump yard operation at Conrail's Allentown facilities, with trains being assembled at the west end of the yard. The tape concludes with nine run-bys of a 6-unit Susquehanna Sea-Land stack train on former L&HR and reopened NYS&W tracks in northern New Jersey.

(Run time: 1 hour, 46 minutes.)    Total price $27.00 postpaid to USA.