A recently repainted C40-8W leads a heavy train of phosphate onto the southwest transfer in Deshler, amidst a forest of CPL's.
Worn and torn, CSX 8148 pilots Q390 through Deshler on a gorgeous summer morning in The Corn City. This unit has since been repainted into the YN3 scheme.
As the evening wears on, Q135 continues it's westward journey as they pass DR Tower and Crossroads Park in Deshler.
With the light getting low, Q375 splits the signals at South Ottawa led by an increasingly rare YN1 painted SD40-2.
K311's pair of SD40-2's struggle to get their heavy coke train over the crest of Hicksville Hill as they pass under the ancient wooden bridge carrying CR 75 over the Garrett Sub.
Running several hours late, northbound Q506 gets back on the move after waiting traffic on the Garrett Sub.
Typical NS trash leads 13K through Leesburg as they pass the Pennsy lights at CP 19 and begin the descent to CP 21 at the south end of the siding.
Dusk settles over Pemberville as the hulking three-track signal bridge stands guard at the W.E. of Pemberville center siding. Before too long, darkness will fall and the dispatcher will line a wes... (more)
Today, 507 is a one unit wonder with over 6,000 feet of train in tow as they pass under the CPL's at South Deshler.
The engineer of L76 prepares to kick a car back into the yard while traffic from I-75 rushes overhead. In just a few minutes, L76's counterpart from Lima will arrive to exchange cars and some smal... (more)
Afternoon clouds give way to evening sunshine as engineer and fellow RP contributor Aaron Border pilots the 4072 and 65 empty grain cars north on the former DT&I.
After holding on the main for northbound Q272 to take the siding, the southbound edition of K185 gets back on the move.
With a pair of foreign forties in charge, K443 eases across the NS diamond at Leipsic Junction as they make their way through the 10 mph siding for a meet with northbound K185. The lean of the tra... (more)
Westbound 11V soars over the Vermilion River in it's namesake town with the Central of Georgia heritage unit and EMDX 2012 doing the honors.
On a gorgeous morning, N850 passes the defect detector at milepost 93 and approaches Tittle Road. In a few minutes this train will pass through Defiance.