A westbound NS manifest passes the decommissioned NYC trilight bracket mast signal just west of Swanton. It's twin can be seen laying on the ground on the other side of the ROW. It had already bee... (more)
Dating back to the Conrail days, the unique dwarf signal at Swanton is seen lit late on an August night less than a month before it was taken out of service.
The first light of day appears on the eastern horizon as the Amtrak Lakeshore flies past the NYC bracket intermediates at Swanton. August 21, 2017 was eclipse day across America, but it was also s... (more)
One of many eastbound freight trains on Norfolk Southern's busy Chicago line over the course of the night splits the now gone 309 intermediates from the days of the NYC.
NS train #35N splits the NYC bracket signals at CP-309 in Swanton, OH with NS 9772 leading. These are the only NYC brackets without replacements by them.
NS 9245 dodges the clouds as it leads hotshot intermodal train 20E east past the old NYC signals and the replacement cantilever at Swanton.
2 trains sit side-by-side waiting patiently for new crews just east of Swanton, Ohio on the NS Chicago Line. The train with the CP unit is CP 244, destined for the Windsor/Detroit border and onto ... (more)
On a warmer than usual February morning, an empty NS coal train snakes its way east through the crossovers in order to thread the needle between two other trains. This was the first train of the d... (more)
NS 2680 leads an autorack train west, bound for interchange to the IHB at Blue Island, IL on a brilliant late summer evening. The CD 309 signals are the last surviving double bracket signals of th... (more)
UP SD70M 3858, a solo unit on train 20N. Ducks underneath the aging New York Central tri-light signals outside of Swanton, Ohio. The fate of these signals are unknown. With replacements up at the ... (more)
The former Wabash signals are not long for this world, as 765 rolls through Swanton, OH just west of the greater Toledo area.
A NS train bound for New Jersey passes under the antique gems in Swanton.
Many of the former NYC era signals are gone now on the former water level but this iconic set at 309 is still in service for now (though the replacements are up).
A NS coke drag rolls to a stop on the siding at Swanton, Ohio with an outlawed crew.
The good ole standard black Dash 9 heads up a short westbound freight late in the day, splitting the leaning double brackets near Swanton, OH on the Chicago Line.