Heritage in Spring snow!
H710 leaving Stanley yard meets Z250 (NS BO06) entering Stanley yard. Yes - they're both moving towards each other on the same track but the BNSF powered NS transfer is taking the crossover to th... (more)
A colorful 15N led by a SD70 rolls West at Vickers outside Toledo while a tied down rack train for Detroit sits in the siding. Consist is as follows: NS 2523,NS 8893,UP 3997,UP 2338,UP 3861,CN 211... (more)
A trio of new consecutively numbered Norfolk Southern SD40E's (rebuilt from older SD50's) lead by 6333 and followed by 6332 and 6331, lead a Herzog ballast train east on the old Conrail Chicago Li... (more)
What makes this interesting is that it's a southbound Q151. Not long ago Q150 would have been the southbound and Q151 the northbound but with the recent route change from Detroit-Cleveland to Det... (more)
K389 slowly creeps towards Walbridge for a crew change, leading the way is one of Wheeling's two ex-Rio Grande Tunnel motors.
It wasn't uncommon for trains to get delayed at Vickers Interlocking where the Toledo Terminal's double track main crossed Conrail's (former NYC) New York to Chicago double track main. And becaus... (more)
As a southbound Z243 with a single IC SD70 waits north of the diamond at Vickers, piggyback train 20E rolls east with a pair of commonplace widecabs.
Hotshot intermodal train 20E heads east under the New York Central signal bridge at CP 285.
Our chase of 178 with a rare set of SD80MAC's began at Vickers Junction, as the pair passes under the New York Central style signal bridge at CP 285.
A pair of 80MAC's make it back to their old stomping grounds on the Chicago main in Toledo!
Meet me at the signals! NS 205 is heading west on 1 while 418 approaches eastbound on 2 with a well timed meet at the 285 westbound signal bridge.
NS 14Q usually doesn't get into Toledo until evening - so seeing it at mid-day going through Vickers is unusual. It turns out it's really the prior day's 14Q running pretty late. The power combo... (more)
After leading empty ethanol train 69Q west from NJ the cab signal leader is being cut off in Toledo leaving the DME 6072 / ICE 6421 / CP 5833 trio to continue the trip west to Chicago.
NS 418 rolls east through Vickers with a set of BNSF 70MAC's on the point.