NS 6920 makes its 1st daytime appearance in Cincinnati on the point of 179. Seen here climbing the steep grade of Erlanger Hill on the CNO&TP 1st District.
NS 9529 and an SD70M-2 provide the power on NS 251, the Triple Crown. Together they work hard as they climb up NS's steep hill out of the Ohio River Valley. The same power came back a few days lat... (more)
It's a beautiful spring day in the Ohio Valley as southbound Triple Crown train 251 climbs Erlanger Hill, passing through the suburban community of Crescent Springs.
A perfect (for 2009) Conrail SD60M leads they southbound NS 175 up the steep hill at Crescent Springs. This is one of the better places in Cincinnati to watch trains, as all southbounds struggle t... (more)
NS 236 climbing Erlanger Hill at milepost 7 with a little snow still left on the ground.
The second of two sections of a grain train grind uphill towards Erlanger. This train of 44 cars immediately followed a 75-car grain train up the hill.
It may be 2006 but NS still knows how to run 'em "Southern Style." This south bound manifest is led by 5 EMD locomotives including 4 UP's and and NS SD70M-2 on the point.
Pulling the southbound Triple Crown up Erlanger Hill
Catching the early evening air on the climb up Erlanger Hill
Two SD-35's on a southbound, shot from Buttermilk Pike.
Southbound M43 passing under the old footbridge at Crescent Springs
NS #175 grinds up Erlanger Hill with two WC SD45's up front and a NS C40-9W shoving on the rear.
Climbing Erlanger Hill southbound out of Cincinnati.
NS #229 grinds up Erlanger Hill at about the mid-grade point.
A "Horsehead"-only consist pulls 175 up Erlanger Hill.