NKP 765 arrives in Ashville, OH to service the locomotive.
With 687 miles to go to its destination of Norfolk, VA, NS train 234 shoves back into the Rickenbacker intermodal facility after leaving one through car on main #2. Normally the intermodal facilit... (more)
On a warm March day, an empty coal drag rolls eastbound and past some partially snow covered fields in southern Ohio. To the rear of the train some old C&O signals can be seen.
Briefly pausing in Ashville along the former N&W, east of Columbus, members of the train crew service the NKP 765 before departing east for Portsmouth during a deahead move from Toledo to Williams... (more)
NKP 765 makes a stop at Ashville for maintenance.
The crew is back aboard NKP 765 after providing her with plenty of water and some TLC. Ashville was the only service stop during her ferry move from Toledo to Portsmouth Ohio. Many thanks to Norfo... (more)
Taking on water in the community of Ashville, members of the NKP 765 Train Crew inspect and service their 2-8-4 while an NS Trainmaster supervises the servicing. The train, operating as an NS 958 ... (more)
A pair of dash 9's running elephant style pull the NS 218 east on the Columbus District.
Doing every bit of the 60mph track speed, the NS 218 zips through Ashville. The mud covered siding for the grain elevator that ends in the mud puddle is still in service.
A GP38-2 and a GP38-3 head east from Watkins Yard on the way to Portsmouth, with a single boxcar, most likely they have the boxcar so they can run at trackspeed, as if they were just running with ... (more)
As the sun gets low in the western sky, a warm hue is cast on the scene, CSX runs yet another empty coal train on the busy Northern Sub.
Some coal dust begins to blow off the eastbound export coal train, NS 578, as it heads by in the late evening light.
NS 863 is eastbound is moving at track speed through the little community of Ashville. The Truss bridge crosses Walnut Creek.
With all EMD power, including a rent-a-wreck in the middle, the NS 194 slowly heads down the Columbus district due to signal problems, and prepares to take a restricting signal on the other side o... (more)
The NS 308 heads out of the woods and back into the open, as the trees begin to start showing some fall colors, on a bright and sunny afternoon.