Northbound District Local heads into the siding at Botkins on its way back to Lima.
Q241 has CN power today as it heads south Towards Cincinnati on the CSX Toledo Sub. Here it crests Botkins Hill, any water that falls south of those signals goes to the Gulf of Mexico while anyth... (more)
Q507 crests the hump at the north end of Botkins siding.
The last southbound in this morning's parade just south of Botkins.
Southbound CSX Q- train moving fast. This was the third of five southbounds in a two hour span.
CSXT 808 leads train N801 north at Botkins
Freshly painted HLCX with a colorful lashup including a NREX unit takes this train south. This train was 8500 feet!
With the sun shining it is still a frigid day at 10 degrees. The two units work hard to get this train rolling up the grade to Botkins.
After waiting on K185 at AK this Q train is on the move again. How rare TFM on the Toledo Sub.
Heavy snow makes visibility low as the crew is ready to shove back a string of cars into Provico at Botkins.
Over the Botkins hill S507 comes past Provico in Botkins. Part of the train is in the shadow of the new fertilizer distribution location where 6500' of track will be added.
A short southbound just coming over Botkins hill.
Coming through Botkins, this FURX still sporting a bright paint job from former owner BNSF.
A lone SD60M takes K599 back to Middletown.
The sun is almost down as this Q train creeps down the main because of a red signal ahead.