Like a scene straight out of the 60's, George Detwiler, a volunteer with the Marion Union Station Association, poses for a photo as the AC Tower Operator in Marion, Ohio, in this shot from April, ... (more)
NS 7680 makes his way over the CSX/NS diamond in Marion, OH.
Still shining on... even though the replacements have been in place for months, the N&W CPLs continue to light the way at Marion.
68G heads south (railroad east) through Marion, passing the WB N&W CPL bracket. These old N&W signals don't have much longer for this world, as evident by their replacement signals.
This car proudly sits outside the UTLX facility in Marion, Ohio.
Erie Alco FB-1 No 725 is seen being serviced at Marion, Ohio in November 1952. Scanned from a 6 x 9 negative by an unknown photographer.
A southbound (railroad-wise, eastbound) NS freight is moments from hitting the former NYC/Erie diamond at Marion, OH. The view is from restored and preserved (but slightly relocated) AC Tower.
CSXT train #102 eases into Marion as G539 blast north out of town at MD Cabin. Q102 is going to take the connection to the Indy Line here at Marion to run around their train and spot to the Schnei... (more)
The Virginian heritage unit crawls across the Ohio farmland on its way to East Chicago, IN.
The Q636 with a single AC6000 for power rolls past what was one of Marion Power Shovel's building, which now has been reduced to rubble.
NS 1069 takes the helm on the 696 as it heads through Marion.
On the way down to the NS Heritage show in Spencer, NC we came across this Conrail SD50 on the point of a road freight north of Marion. The chance encounter left me wondering if it might be the l... (more)
Nickel Plate 765 passing AC Tower in Marion Ohio on NS 958.
The NS 116 rolls under the new cantilever signals that are all installed, and ready to go, soon the old CPL in the background will be coming down.
With traffic ahead clear, the light pops up for Q233, and the train slowly moves into town for a crew change on the northwest connection. A lease locomotive of BNSF vintage is trailing.