Not as famous as her sister, the 8888, and in total control of train of coal for the Toledo Docks, CSX 8887 leads train U819 past the C&O cantilever at RA Jct.
NS 43N with 2 light units headed to pick up grain at Chillicothe drifts east past a smaller but older GE brother at Mennel Milling. The 80 ton GE is former Falconbridge Nickel 106.
CSXT 1 has MTY's from Ashtabula Harbor in tow for Russell, KY. Within a few days the cars will be loaded with black diamonds and headed back to Lake Erie.
Once only the face a mother could love and now a treasured exception in a sea of widecabs, two GP30 RDSLUG sets layover in the former B&O town of Chillicothe, OH
N809 ducks under the vintage C&O cantilever signal at ZK Cabin headed back to the Kentucky coalfields.
3 sparkling Camp Chase SW-1500's wait to shove out on to the the NS Dayton District to make the run to Buckeye Yard. Today's CC-01 train has over 30 empty ethanol tanks and grain loads to interch... (more)
CSX 279 leads 104 DEEX empties at the East End of Linworth Center Siding. The train left Trenton, MI shortly after midnight and should be in Russell, KY by early evening.
CSX 8734 leads a grain train for Rocky Mount, NC while another former CR SD60M brings a ballast train east in the background. The B36-7 is tied down from a work train that dropped crossties earlie... (more)
Lots of C&O character still showing in this photo - depot, cantilever signals and pole line - as CSX 8702 hustles a grain train eastward for Hamlet, NC.
NS's 2007 Kentuck Derby OCS deadheading back to Altoona just south of Delaware, OH. The train was empty and waited for just about every revenue generating train on the line today.
A long way from it's former home in the Powder River Basin, a BN C30-7 leads another western sister on Ohio Central train NPT.
Ohio Central train NPT heads toward Port Columbus with a motley collection of power including a F40 rebuild, a GP30M, a SD40 and a SD40T-2. Note the jet trails in front of the lead unit.
E445 crosses over from #1 to #2 track at the MP 4 crossover after getting around MOW. The new signals that replaced the C&O cantilevers have been in service for close to 4 years and are now in nee... (more)
From hauling coal on the MGA to trash on the Ohio Central, GE Super 7's -OHCR 4096 and 4097 pull a cut of trash for Newark as the conductor prepares to restore the derail.
Q310 splits the signals at VA Junction almost halfway on it's journey from Columbus, OH to Russell, KY.