A pair of ex-Conrail locomotives power a westbound train consisting of rail laying equipment and a long string of loaded rail cars approaching CP197
Intermodal 206 eastbound in Olmsted Falls, Ohio
A Powder River coal train rolls at 10mph onto a siding where it will be tied down to await a crew change
A pair of "Grinstein" SD70MAC's provide the power for CSX empty coal drag E928 as it approaches MP16 on the CSX Greenwich Sub
Loads of coke heading west through Olmsted Falls, Ohio with NS 9655 in charge
A second section of 11G heads toward Chicago with a leader that is somewhat of a rarity these days, a clean GP40-2 still in Conrail paint.
The OCS is westbound toward Chicago passing the old New York Central depot at Olmsted Falls. The depot now houses a model railroad club.
Q151 rolls to a stop due to workers temporarily fouling the track while repairing a set of malfunctioning grade crossing gates just ahead
It's easy to understand in this view that coal has been a major commodity for railroads since day one, seen here is empty coal train 572 (left) passing the tail end of loaded coal train 416.
A unit coal train with BNSF power proceeds slowly down a controlled siding. The train will stop at CP194 so that an Norfolk Southern cab signal equipped locomotive can be tied on as leader and a c... (more)
Q381 approaching MP16 on the CSX Greenwich Sub
Unit coal train 416 takes the 10 mph controlled siding on the NS Chicago Line in Olmsted Falls, Ohio
A trio of locomotives from NS, CEFX, and BNSF team up to power an empty coal drag headed back to the Powder River Basin
The Norfolk Southern OCS train heading for Chicago
An ex-Conrail SD60I leads Norfolk Southern train 11G. This train was closely followed by NS 955, the OCS train headed for Chicago with all four F units in the lashup.