In the early ‘40s, the Louisville & Nashville Railroad was in need of new motive power for both freight and passenger service. After extensive studies, the company opted for 14 new E6 passenger lo... (more)
Q241 heads into Lima with a pair of GE's. The track to the right is the main line for the Indiana and Ohio Railroad.
Entering Lima from the north is Q241, slowing down for a crew change.
A CSX Automotive train heading south pounds the diamonds near downtown Lima. A variety of vintage signals still guard the interlocking.
After making a lap meet with a northbound at Cairo, southbound Q241 is closing in on a crew change in Lima as they roll through DT&I Junction, where the present day IORY main splits off from CSX's... (more)
Few Shay Geared locomotives can share such a spotlight as Lima Stone Co. #10. Built in, served for, and retired in Lima, OH, this 24 ton jewel has been a faithful survivor of the over 3300 Shays p... (more)
On the way back from Summerail we lucked upon this matched pair of IORY units working in Lima.
Crew change in Lima
After getting a fresh crew in town Q231 heads south on the Toledo sub across one of the more attractive scenes in Lima.
A southbound manifest snakes out of Lima with an ex-Conrail consist up front.
Rj Corman locomotives bracket a tank car on ex Erie Lackawana mainline west of Lima.
Decent looking paint on the radio control U-boat.
The faded nose of the 104 leads a coal train south through Erie Jct., on the south side of Lima, and past a CPL in need of primer and black paint on the markers.