It's a beautiful spring day in the Ohio Valley as southbound Triple Crown train 251 climbs Erlanger Hill, passing through the suburban community of Crescent Springs.
A perfect (for 2009) Conrail SD60M leads they southbound NS 175 up the steep hill at Crescent Springs. This is one of the better places in Cincinnati to watch trains, as all southbounds struggle t... (more)
NS 236 climbing Erlanger Hill at milepost 7 with a little snow still left on the ground.
The second of two sections of a grain train grind uphill towards Erlanger. This train of 44 cars immediately followed a 75-car grain train up the hill.
It may be 2006 but NS still knows how to run 'em "Southern Style." This south bound manifest is led by 5 EMD locomotives including 4 UP's and and NS SD70M-2 on the point.
Pulling the southbound Triple Crown up Erlanger Hill
Catching the early evening air on the climb up Erlanger Hill
Two SD-35's on a southbound, shot from Buttermilk Pike.
Southbound M43 passing under the old footbridge at Crescent Springs
A "Horsehead"-only consist pulls 175 up Erlanger Hill.
Freshly painted horsehead Dash 9 working as a hill engine returns after shoving a grain train up Erlanger Hill.
"Unicorn" horsehead Dash 9 leading 175 up Erlanger Hill.