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Pavonia Yard


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CSX 6201 Entering Pavonia Yard- Camden, NJ


HLCX SD40's work Q418 out of Pavonia Yard.


Hump Yard at Camden, NJ


Wired Ladder Test on Pavonia Yard - PRSL

Pavonia Yard is a rail yard in Camden, New Jersey. It was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) and opened in 1888. The yard begins just north of where the Conrail tracks cross the Cooper River near the intersection of State and Federal Streets, and continues north until approximately 36th Street, ending near the 36th Street River Line station. The yard was used to interchange with the West Jersey and Seashore Railroad (WJ&S) during 1896 to 1932, and with the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines (P-RSL) during 1932 to 1976. Initially the PRR operated large locomotive and car repair shops at the yard. In later years the engine work was discontinued, but the car repair shops remained in operation through the late 1930s. The yard was rebuilt in the 1960s.
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