A fortuitous break in the clouds allows some sunlight to shine on one of the crude oil trains that the former C&O has recently become known for.
A southbound grain train passes through a C&O landscape.
With crews lawing out around Columbus as a result of the winter delays, a grain train is forced to idle away in a spot not often used for stopping trains in northern Columbus.
A lone EMD leads a train past "West End Linworth."
An executive leader moves some oil under a classic C&O signal bridge. These signals and associated code line can still be found along the former C&O north of Columbus, OH.
With one of the coldest days on record being reached, a lone YN2 standard cab does the honors on a northbound freight. Here it is knocking down the C&O survivor known as MP 13.
With IC 1019 on the point, CSX K429 has made the turn off the B&O and onto the C&O in Fostoria as it heads for points south as it passes under one of the very few remaining C&O cantilevers.
Q233-25 slowly proceeds past the signals at 88 and prepares to cross the NS, soon to make the turn and go West on the ex- B&O.
A single unit brings empties past some vintage codeline and a concrete mile marker in Delaware.
Q106 rounds the southwestern connection in Fostoria and begins its journey on the former C&O. At left is one of very few remaining YN2 GP's.
Q106 takes the southwest transfer at Fostoria and then proceeds down the B&O center siding while U816 waits on main one to get through town.
An empty coal train led by a dark future "Super 60" weaves through the east end of the Carey center siding on main one.
K925 illuminates the medium approach indication at East End B&O Center Siding. The train will be lined out of the siding at the west end and into the southeast transfer to head east on the Willar... (more)
The afternoon quiet of Upper Sandusky is momentarily shattered by E494 pounding the diamond with the CF&E as it heads south to the coal fields on the C&O.
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.