With their entire 80-car train now on the Lima District, the engineer aboard this former Southern Ry. high-hood notches the old girl up for the climb to Findlay.
NKP 765 is cresting the hill north of West Arcadia enroute back north to Bellevue on the final - third - round trip to Bucyrus with the employee special - nice looking train !
I think every photographer standing here way saying to himself - "keep you hand on the stoker valve" as NKP 765 pulls out of a small dip in the line just north of West Arcadia enroute back to Bell... (more)
A different kind of vetran still stands after many years of service on Memorial Day. A Nickel Plate double bracket signal greets yet another sunrise in Arcadia. These signals are not longed for th... (more)
Out with a fellow friend, Tim Frey, we grab a shot of NS 218 passing a NKP signal in Arcadia, OH on a very warm Memorial Day.
NS 217 carries the flag of Nicekl Plate High Speed Service into the 21st century as it takes a long string of high priority intermodal freight past the connection with the Lima District. The Lima... (more)
Burnt trees and scorched trucks and wheel sets litter the scene of an ethanol train derailment at this location on February, 6 2011
The NS ethanol train caught fire and exploded just west of Ar... (more)
With the evening light slowly turning into a hazy sunset, 307 leaves Fostoria behind as it grinds westward with a lengthy train. Up ahead at Mortimer, the train will make a "lap" meet with an equ... (more)
NS has recently changed their operating pattern for the Lima District with a pair of turn jobs that swap trains at Findlay instead of one train that covers the entire route. Here we see westbound... (more)
With six DODX flats loaded with M-1 Abrams tanks for the Lima Army Tank Plant, L74 switches onto to Lima District at "DA." Today's single unit and 22 cars is a far cry from this summer, when it w... (more)
The lead engine on eastbound 16K does it's best ALCo impression as the train passes the west end of double track at DA.
The classic Class J, rods down and smoke lying out flat, dashes across rural Ohio on a ferry move between Roanoke and Chicago. This evening's destination is Fort Wayne, Indiana.
NS westbound passes a local from Findlay at Arcadia, OH. Note the Nickel Plate signals still standing.
NS westbound coal loads meet an eastbound local returning from Findlay at Arcadia, OH on a warm September afternoon.
A NKP lock, which has been in service since at least before the NKP/NW merger of 1964 still protects the equipment in a signal relay box at Arcadia on the NS Fostoria Disrict