During a bitterly cold winter morning, the sun casts its first rays of light onto a classic C&O signal as a southbound grain train passes below. Sadly these signals are no longer standing.
A long train of sand slowly creeps south from Fostoria on the columbus subdivision. The train will stop at the end of the double track to wait on a northbound.
CSX Toledo to Columbus freight Q637 ducks under what was one of the last intermediate cantilever signals on the former C&O. After controlling the passage of trains battling Powell Hill powered by ... (more)
The holiday morning brought a lengthy northbound manifest through Delaware. This location is the former site of a diamond between the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) and the Cleveland Cincinnati... (more)
Engine 5458 sits on a side track awaiting its next assignment while an EMD leader hustles some empties south on track 1. The tracks in the foreground allow interchange with the Wheeling & Lake Eri... (more)
An intermodal train throttles up as it crosses the Olentangy River and leaves downtown Columbus. This part of the former C&O still retains a couple original eastbound signals on main 2.
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.