A big train on this nice fall day required a somewhat rare double header on the Valley- CVSR RS18 #1822 and C420 #365. I hope the Alco smoke didn't cloud the view out of the dome windows!
Empty stone hoppers sit in the siding at Summit Street awaiting a crew to take them west to Carey for another load.
Q137 passes through what is left of the old station at Quaker Square.
With the Akron skyline in the background, CSX train Z642, an ABC Railway run-through, rolls under the Park Street bridge, which will soon be torn down and replaced to make way for double stack cle... (more)
CSXT Q353 rumbles through Akron in the precious evening light, with Quaker Square looming in the background. Four CSX units in the traditional Bright Future livery - shocking!!
CSX train Q389-16 rolls west over the former B&O CT&V Subdivision, and past what was once the Yard Office for Akron Hill Yard. The train is lead by one of CSX's newest GE ES44AC products. The unit... (more)
Train number 6 with B&O 800 pull into the station.
Train number 6 with B&O 800 in the lead pull into the station as a little boy looks at the massive locomotive with the conductor about to wave at him.
After seeing the success of good friend, Cody Zamostny's photo, taken from the same location, I thought I'd make a "sequal", so to speak, of a train passing beneath CSX. Here we see CVSR train 7 ... (more)
CVSR train 6, from Canton, enters CVSR Northside Station in the early evening light. This train is going to meet train 55 out of Peninsula here at the station.
U408 thunders across the bridge at AY Tower.
CVSR train 7 is southbound, passing the Akron Goodyear Blimp Hanger. The B&O painted ALCO FPA4, number 800, is on the rear of the train. This is one of the first CVSR runs to Canton of the season!
The B&O dressed FPA4 of the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic, is on the north end of CVSR train 7, which will be heading to Canton. This is one of the first CVSR runs to Canton of the season!
CSX Q385 heads west in the early evening light. The new transit center to the left of the train makes it more difficult to include the Akron skyline into your photograph. Can't win 'em all I suppo... (more)
Ohio Central 1293 makes it's way south in the Cuyahoga Valley for excursions. Steam returning to the valley for the first time in decades.