Westbound on ex AC&Y track
A Chessie freight passes the remains of the Erie Lackawanna McCoy St yard in Akron, now used only for junk car storage.
Crew's exchange waves as eastbound B&O C-3949 passes westbound with a pair of Western Maryland F7's in the consist.
We see our share of BNSF power through here, but usually not these interesting units.BN 9244 and 9208 are still "pure" BN.
A C&O U-boat and WM F7A 7157 head south for Warwick, then west for Willard.
CSX GP-40-2's 6105 and 6318- both still in Chessie colors- bracket D&H GP-39-2 7403.
The rail has spread,1 truck is on the ground,and the track foreman sizes up the situation
A hard shot due to early morning shadows and weeds,but items of interest include the B&O train is a detour move on the ex Erie,the CR ex EL unit is on the ex PC and while "CR'd" still carries it's... (more)
On an overcast hazy day pure first generation power in the form of a GP-9 and Western Maryland F7A's 7176 and 7149 head west through downtown Akron.
In this world of rent-a-wrecks, it's always nice to see a matched set of home road power.3067 and 3048 pass through a well manicured area as they head west on the former AC&Y.
It's several years into the Chessie era,but capital domes are everywhere as all the power this day is pure B&O.
A Chessie System train pulls up beside a Conrail train(on the ex EL main)to wait for the operator at South St to give a highball.
The reds and yellows of this Chessie train match the fall colors.All system roads are represented-B&O,C&O,and WM.
Q138 Makes its run on the hill in Akron. The former CR Akron Secondary RofW is visable to the right and A. Schulman on the left.