After a run by with 765 the guest climb back aboard the train that will now be lead north with by FL9 484.
CVSR 800 one of only a few of the MLW's to still be running on the CVSR sits along side NKP 765 at the Fitzwater shops. The 800 received a new coat of B&O paint shortly after this.
NKP 765 sits waiting to take off on its next assignment. Thanks to the CVSR and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society for bringing the 765 back to Ohio and the wonderful night shoot.
After the public photo shoot here at Fitzwater we had a private photo shoot to get pictures of 765 and 800 sitting next to each other in the back lot of the shops. Big thanks goes to Gary Melford ... (more)
NKP 765 simmers in the evening awaiting her next assignment. Special thanks to the CVSR and FWRHS for the offering the night photo shoot and providing the lighting.
At the night photo shoot that CVSR put on the RS18 does it's best to match the smoke 765 is putting out.
Nickel Plate Road 765 poses for a few photos with B&O-painted CVSR 800, an MLW FPA4.
Preparing for departure.
Groups of enthusiasts watch as the crews go about servicing 765 before its evening departure for Howe Meadow, seen out the cab of FPA4 6777.
The 765's round trip between Independence and Canton is finally done, and after offloading the passengers at Rockside Station, the train is returning to the Fitzwater Shops for the night.
Tim Sposato,head of the OC steam dept. patiently waits for the diesel train to leave so he can pull Ohio Central 1293 up to the crossing to fill the tender with water
CVSR 800 loads passengers at the Rockside station under threatning skies
Ohio Central 4-6-2 1293 streaks through the night as it departs the Cuyahoga Valley's Rockside Road station. This September, the Pacific will return for another weekend of trips.
A view of the engineer's side just after a crew member raked the coals. Thanks to the Ohio Central crew for permission into the cab.
The public steam special is just under way toward Akron. She is seen here passing by a field of wild flowers viewed from the hillside along Pleasant Valley Road.