glennk419 wrote:This was definitely in the early 90's, probably 1993-94. I think I have some pix of that as well, I'll dig them out, hopefully the slides are dated.
I remember the power was a pair of GP38-2's, one of the cars could have been a lumber rack but I know there was at least one boxcar as well.
Ah, apparently Tri-County got boxcars too then...or maybe someone else was using the team track down there in Courthouse at the same time. Anyway, I can definitly tell you that the train you saw was WPCA-51, a local from Camden that used to run to Winslow 4 days a week, and to Tuckahoe 1 day a week to serve the Cape May Branch. 5 days total...their on-duty time used to be 0700, they'd be out of Camden around 9:30AM, which would have put them down there in Tuckahoe at, say...2:00PM or 3:00PM? That sound about right as to when you were there by that tower?
They've since changed their reporting times...they now come on at 10:30AM...don't leave Camden until almost 1:00PM in most cases now...and they don't even run to Tuckahoe anymore. Well, I should say "not yet"...CMSL is preparing to bring back freight service to Woodbine...
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