The Corn City Bar was gutted by a fire last December, seems it is the end of the road and the bar will never reopen. The great sign still remains as a coal train passes through in the distance.
After setting off a cut of empty grain cars at the North end of town, G009 heads back south light engine after wying at Deshler.
A new CSX "boxcar Gevo" leads a rare southbound through the daylight in Deshler. The old tower and B&O CPL still standing, but looking tired.
A new CSX "Boxcar Gevo" leads a southbound ore train through Deshler with the tired looking depot on the left.
Northbound Q134 cruises above the cornfield as it passes the south end of Deshler siding in the early morning. in a little over a mile, the train will swing east onto the Willard Sub. for the las... (more)
Detouring via the Toledo Sub to avoid MOW work around Fostoria, Q200 eases onto the main at North Deshler behind CSXT 8400, which was built as Western Maryland 7449 in 1969.
Southbound loads from Toledo pound the diamond at Deshler.
A shiny SD40-2 leads two other engines on a westbound in Deshler.
The head end of Q134 reflects in the still waters of one of Deshler's three reservoirs as the train slows to take the southeast connection and head for the North Baltimore intermodal terminal.
These things started growing on me the minute I got into Deshler, the Toledo Sub is littered with them and hopefully they stay around much longer. So here is one protecting movements from the Will... (more)
The sun rises in northern Ohio behind the northbound B&O - CPL style signal at South Deshler.
An approaching southbound on the Toledo Sub illuminates the B&O signal bridge at the south end of Deshler with a CPL displaying a CLEAR indication.
Northbound K185 shatters the silence of a humid morning in the rolling farmlands of southern Henry County, knocking down the approach medium indication at South Deshler.
Southbound Q507 streaks through South Deshler under the light of a full moon on Cinco de Mayo.
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