NS 184 usually has CN power, but a wide cab SD40-2 is fairly unusual for this train and it's smoking it up some as they pull through the trench on the NS Chicago mainline between MP 289 & 288.
A handful of small sucker holes in a mostly cloudy day with snow squals provided the opportunity for this storm lit shot.
It was snowing here minutes before, but the sun came out just in time for the Wabash to roll through.
Q107 blasts past the still standing tower in Dunkirk.
After working north up the Branch the daytime local is heading back south to Kenton past a classic NYC style small target searchlight signal.
Q107 rolls off a bridge on the south side of Kenton.
What may be one of the last Q107's to run down the Toledo Branch heads south at Hancock led by a repainted AC44. The Q106/107 train pair will supposedly no longer work North Baltimore and will re... (more)
With a NS Cab signal leader added in Toledo a 416 PRB Coal train rolls through Vickers.
16E, following an M6E rolls east out of the Toledo area under the 282 signals.
An Amtrak charter departs Toledo bound for Cleveland and ultimately Buffalo where it will lay over for the night.
A westbound rolls through napoleon past some much needed track equipment.
15Q rolls west through the work zone at Vickers during a brisk snowstorm.
This day's NS transfer from Homestead to Stanley has a single BNSF 70MAC borrowed from one of the coal trains parked around town as sole power on a long transfer.
Scenes like this used to be common on the MAW, but may not last for long on the new ND&W which is attacking decades of deferred maintenance with two track gangs working constantly to chip away at ... (more)
A Detroit Edison coal train bound for Trenton rolls up the Detroit line just north of Monroe, MI with the Interstate Heritage unit on the point.