Being hit by dozens of trains a day wears out the diamonds in Marion, so they need welded up and ground flush monthly like this one.
Eastbound empty coal train passes the old C&O signals and prepares to cross the CSX Indianapolis line.
A view of a slug on the Mt. Victory sub crossing the Columbus sub from the Center St crossing.
218 running left just like most everything today passes the old NW signals that protect the diamonds.
234 rounds the curve and gets ready to pound the diamond by Union Station.
NS 194 heads east across Center St on the Sandusky line in the late evening light.
The local crew heads across the diamonds to set out 13 cars on the interchange track with NS
The westbound main joins the eastbound main on the CSX Indianapolis line, the mains split apart for a couple miles east of AC tower.
I'm not actually sure what this is, but my guess that is it some sort of narrow gage switcher that once worked in one of the industries here in Marion, now it sits on display outside of the old un... (more)
CN power pulls a molten sulfur train past the old C&O signals that protect the CSX Indianapolis/Columbus sub diamond. Another set of signals can be seen in the background.
NS 13V heads though Marion on the NS Sandusky line, past AC tower.
A standard cab dash 9 leads NS 861 over the diamond in Marion.