A loaded coal train heads westbound out of a winter snow storm with evidence still showing on the trucks. The train has just begun moving again after sitting in the siding in Crestline for several... (more)
The Virginian leads 696 north of Bucyrus, Ohio.
The Virginian heritage unit leads a 696 coal train north up the Sandusky district (railroad west) north of Bucyrus at Benson.
A Spartan Cab SD70 leads a manifest towards Bucyrus, Ohio in between NKP 765's excursions.
The Big Berk slings around a superelevated curve en route to Bucyrus. Was great to see her in operation! Well worth the drive from Wisconsin.
NKP 765 eases through the north wye at Colsan to take the last of three Saturday excursions back to Bellevue.
Just after crossing the Sandusky river, NKP 765 arrives in Bucyrus, Ohio at the end of its Southbound run on the second of three employee trips. The big Berk will take the wye here, and return Nor... (more)
Shortly before the arrival of NKP 765, two NS employees, after backing their work truck down the access road next to the NE leg of the wye at Bucyrus Ohio, apply a liberal amount of grease to the ... (more)
Making a dramatic entrance in to Bucyrus, the engineer lays into the whistle as he rolls slowly towards a reverse move, then the wye, then North again. We had a youngster next to us with his "Popp... (more)
The employee special heads north (RR west) out of Bucyrus with the first trip of the morning.
Pure classics in Bucyrus!
The final of three employee trips rolls south into Bucyrus.
NKP 765 and NS 8100 (Nickel Plate Road Heritage Unit), charge north around a sharp curve toward Attica Jct.
The rural Ohio corn isn't looking the best as the drought of 2012 continues. Meanwhile the coal continues to roll, this time behind the Reading and Lehigh Valley units late in the afternoon just n... (more)
The 8100 leads 688 through East Colsan prior to making the left hand turn and heading south towards Columbus.