It isn't often you see a Yellowbonnet and a Death-star in the same place, but that's just what you'll find when you visit the MAW.
Three C&O standards come together at once: coal, grain, and center sidings. While Q310 does their work at Vauces, a loaded coal train rolls down main one, and an empty grain train creeps up main t... (more)
A peaceful afternoon in Okolona is briefly interrupted by the passing of the Maumee & Western's westbound train to Defiance, rolling through town at a blistering 5 mph. Deferred maintenance by N&W... (more)
With a pair of ex-BN executive Mac's up front and one more shoving on the rear, a loaded coal train charges through Gladstone on the former Burlington Northern mainline between Chicago and Burling... (more)
With a crew member on the rear platform, this specially painted CSX caboose is about to protect the shove for a one car local at the north end of the C&O Yard.
With all their work complete on the east side of town, the MAW heads west through what was once a small yard, but today is nothing but weeds. Meanwhile, old glory flies high above the local VFW ha... (more)
Fresh off it's re-release party, the Lehigh Valley heritage GEVO leads a short 17K through Roanoke Station, just outside of Roanoke on the former Wabash. Our chase covered 160+ miles (one way) and... (more)
After assembling their train on the east side of town, the MAW's westbound train to Defiance rolls through downtown Napoleon on a perfect spring afternoon. To see what this scene looked like in 19... (more)
There's no better way to try something new, than to try it out on a train barely moving at jogging speed! The MAW creeps alongside County Road M1 with one of their former Santa Fe geeps up front.
After a lengthy delay waiting for two hot mail trains to get around them, the new crew aboard 553 eases their empty train across the swing bridge at CP Maumee with the Erie heritage unit in comman... (more)
The lead unit of GUNHA slowly passes by an old farmhouse and crosses a county road south of Hamler. Catching trains in daylight on this line can be tricky.
Southbound 19K disturbs the quiet Saturday afternoon life of Warsaw as they roll down Hickory Street at a brisk 25 mph.
The MAW's former Illinois Central Paducah rebuild sits by the depot in Defiance on a quiet evening in the yard.
The "super moon" rises over the Pennsy signal at MP 50 on the Marion District. Can't think of a better way to end the day.
CEFX 9400 heads south towards Hamler as light power to pick up a grain train for loading in Metamora.