Southbound Q339 pulls out of the siding at South Ottawa behind an oddball lashup consisting of a former Burlington Northern SD70MAC, a NS Dash 9, a CSX MP15DC, and a CEFX AC44.
A pair of leased EMD's roll J767 across the impressive trestle at Independence, KY, along the former L&N "Short Line."
A sunny spring morning finds northbound Q296 taking a stroll up Main Street in La Grange, KY, with a former L&N SD40-2 leading the way on home rails.
A frigid evening in Miller City finds Norfolk Southern's "Honoring our Veterans" unit leading 17K west across the former Nickel Plate mainline to Chicago, passing the soon to be replaced... (more)
Led by a former Rio Grande SD40T-2, the W&LE's eastbound train from Toledo splits the searchlights at "Fremont" as they approach downtown and the bridge over the Sandusky River.
With their two former Denver & Rio Grande SD40T-2's leading, the eastbound W&LE freight from Toledo rolls over the Portage River in Oak Harbor on a beautiful Sunday evening.
The systemwide power crunch of 2014 has seen droves of leasers returning to CSX, offering railfans a little throwback to the early 2000's when seemingly every other train had leased power somewher... (more)
Silhouetted against a rising moon, the southbound signal at North Deshler shows a Medium Approach Slow indication for the approaching Q509. The B&O CPL's here will soon be replaced as part of an i... (more)
A frigid Saturday morning finds the ND&W working east out of Okolona. Notice the severe lean of the train, a sign of the rough track conditions that plague this stretch of shortline railroading.
A Super-Six sprints north on the former B&O.
A pair of fresh looking standard cabs lead 856 west on the Nickel Plate, passing the soon to be replaced bracket mast at the E.E. Miller City.
Storms roll to the east as hotshot UPS train Q017 sprints across the flatlands of NWO.
The sweet light of a spring evening sets the scene as a westbound manifest rolls through the big curve at Ashwood Road west of Defiance.
Southbound Q501 streaks under the B&O signal bridge at South Deshler around 01:00 on Independence Day 2013.
All is quiet on this sunny Sunday evening while an assortment of Pioneer engines assigned to the Napoleon, Defiance & Western railroad rest in the former Wabash yard.