The westbound 17M with some foreign power leading passes over the CSX Kanawha Sub as it starts across the Ohio River bridge.
With fading fall colors in the background, a westbound grain train heads by the small Kenova Yard, on its way to Russell, KY
The CSXT 311 leads an empty hopper train under the Sciotoville signal bridge, while a dwarf signal in a cage controls the siding to the left.
Heading into West Virgina from Ohio with one ditch light, a SD70M-2 leads the eastbound NS 194 over the Ohio River Bridge.
A single SD40-2 provides the power for the E441, seen here coming around the bend and splitting the signals at County Line on the Northern Sub.
Guided by a few N&W CPL dwarf signals, the power for the NS 233 heads back into the Portsmouth Yard.
A very short 218 heads out of Columbus, on route to Portsmouth and beyond.
A couple trains sit at the west end of the Portsmouth Yard, waiting there turn to depart and head up the Columbus District.
The E441 continues rolling east towards Russell KY, down the tree lined ROW.
The conductor of the yard job carries a end of train device back to the truck, as the yard crew works on moving a cut of empty Top Gons.
The 194 splits the signals, and rolls through the Spring Ln grade crossing, while a railfan pauses to watch the train roll by after taking his photo.
The CSXT 8075 provides the sole power for this empty hopper train, as it rolls under the intermediate signal bridge on track one, at MP 5.5, on the Northern Sub.
The NS 234 zips around the bend and catches the last rays of sunlight making it to the track, with the ridge in the background showing a bit of fall colors.
Decent fall colors arrive in South Central Ohio, as an empty hopper train with a single SD40-2 for power rounds the bend, heading eastbound on the Northern Sub.
Already time for harvest, the corn to the right of the tracks has been partially harvested, and the soy beans to the left are just about ready, while the NS 194 running elephant style rolls on by.