With a classy looking Whiteface unit leading, eastbound grain loads cross the IORY diamond in Leipsic on a gorgeous late spring morning.
Ominous black clouds loom as 10E crosses the diamond with the Indiana & Ohio at Leipsic after a short wait for other traffic to clear up.
Southbound rack train Q231 splits the CPL's south of Leipsic with a repainted GE leading the way.
A southbound grain train passes XN Tower at Leipsic Junction on their way to a crew change in Lima.
A second section of S241 splits the CPL's at XN, the location where the former DT&I ties in to the former B&O for the ride to Lima.
Southbound Q339 splits the only remaining pair of B&O CPL intermediate signals active on the north end of the Toledo Sub.
Even after Conrail being absorbed into the NS and CSX systems in 1999, Conrail units can still be found roaming. Sometimes you have to get lucky, and other times you have to plan ahead. This time,... (more)
A short westbound mixed freight treads on the territory of Lima Berkshires on the former Nickel Plate NS Fostoria District at County Road 4 just east of Leipsic, Ohio. In the background a few mil... (more)
Leading this edition of Q375 is CSXT 8320, a beaten and bruised EMD product that has been serving the railroad for many years now.
The YN1 paint on this old workhorse has held strong through the years, as it leads Q375 south out of Leipsic on a beautiful evening along the Toledo Sub.
The cantilever CPL signals stand tall as a north bound races below it in a little over two minutes.
A hard days work. An ex-L&N unit climbs her train into Leipsic under the cantilever CPL signals on its way south.
Southbound Q375 splits a pair of B&O CPL intermediate signals between Leipsic and Ottawa, Ohio.
A GE C40-9W is hard at work at the helm of W06, which which will be pounding the CSX Toledo Subdivision diamonds within moments at Leipsic Junction.
NS 145 rolls towards the CSX diamond in Leipsic after W06 cleared the single track ahead of it.