A heavy coiled steel train out of Middletown, OH, climbs toward the crossing of the Ohio River with three big GEs for power.
As the conductor of NS 2736 North climbs back aboard his lead locomotive, he quickly scans his train to ensure all is as it should be.
A C40-9 switches intermodal loads at the north end of the yard.
Power for this evening's eastbound "George Washington"
As an NS 216 moves northward over head, a CSX manifest approaches the south end of Queensgate Yard.
Equipment for today's "Pocahontas" at left, on track 13; NYC's "Ohio State Limited" on track 12
It's a sunny afternoon in 1970, and PRR 4297 is about to lead an unknown PC passenger train out of Cincinnati Union Station.
Just before sunset, a big NS M-2 and companion back to their northbound train amid a sea of freight cars and containers.
Looking like a pusher on the rear of a southbound manifest, NS GEVO No. 7549 is actually returning to Gest Street Yard long-hood-first with a local. Within a half-hour, this same locomotive will i... (more)
An empty CSX grain train heads north through CT Junction with the Cincinnati skyline for a backdrop.
A high-powered 143 train departs Gest Street Yard for Kentucky late in the day.
Late in the day, a northbound manifest changes crews at the north end of the yard.
NS 7520 departs Gest Street for points north.