Coke loads head west on the Columbus District, past the field of soybeans, in rural Elmwood.
The setting sun peaks out of the clouds, as the NS 40A works on passing by the farmland north of Waldo, on a warm and windy Spring evening.
The NS 379 heads back out into the open, as the lead engine catches some glint from the late evening light.
Two different generations of Mustangs wait their turn at the Center St crossing, as the NS 174 rolls right on through. the afternoon sun.
The NS 18M rounds the bend, and crosses Center St, passing the old NW signals that protect the diamond.
Spring must be here, green fields again, and flooded ditches, even the NS 64R shows a little color with the CN power.
The NS 218 passes over the long bridge over SR 180 and the Kinnikinnick creek, as it meets a westbound coal train, during one of the few moments of sunlight this evening.
The intermediate signal stands tall, displaying a clear signal, while the sun sets off in the background.
A long Q310 with a dirty and faded CSXT 67 leading, heads east on the Northern Sub, on a cold and windy spring afternoon.
The NS 218 passes through the control point at Craft on main 1, while the signal for main 2 shows an approach, for the NS 852 which is still 30 miles out.
CSXT 22 heads under the rusty old Lockbourne Eastern Rd overpass, and splits the old C&O signals, that looks like they have took a couple shotgun blasts in the past.
The power for the eastbound NS 770 loaded coal train lets out some heat, as it works on getting up to speed after heading through Circleville..
CSXT 71 lets out a little smoke as it leads its train of empty hoppers under the old C&O cantilever, which is currently on borrowed time, with its replacement already standing in the foreground.
The NS 218 rounds the bend, passing the CPL's and the new sign that reads "Safest Railroad 21 years running, Lake Division goal, WIN Million Man Hour Bell."
With the NS 9170 leading, and showing a bit of fire damage, the NS 261 rounds the bend, passing close to the storage sheds in the residents backyards.