Local D74321 is returning to Lima as it pounds the NS diamond at Leipsic and runs under the classic B&O CPL's.
The Q507 Toledo-Cincinnati manifest splits one of the last sets of CPL intermediate signals on the CSX Toledo Subdivision.
Q507 heads across the NS diamond at Leipsic Junction passing under a classic B&O cantilever signal.
After waiting for an eastbound NS freight on the former NKP to cross the diamond, CSXT 7344 accelerates its train northbound on the former B&O Toledo Subdivision.
Local D743 continues north after working the IAMS plant north of Leipsic on an icy December afternoon. A few miles ahead at Deshler, the crew will run around their train and head back to Lima.
A nice late afternoon treat in the form of southbound ore train K185 is seen splitting the CPL's between Leipsic and Ottawa. Normally assigned a pair of GE AC units, today's train has SD70MAC 454... (more)
Coal Dust at Dusk. A westbound loaded coal train kicks up quite a bit of coal dust while heading into the last rays of sun west of Leipsic
D743 heads back south after working various industries on the CSX Toledo Subdivision.
CSXT southbound manifest from BRC Clearing yard to Waycross, GA has been re-routed off its normal route on the C&EI and onto the B&O through western Ohio.
The Delta-Lima turn crew has a rack train rolling right along at track speed again after being held up by the NS at Leipsic, passing the southbound distant signal at MP 104.7.
At sunrise, a reroute off the C&EI heads south along the Toledo Sub. Pigeons roosting in the abandoned tower take flight as the train pounds across the NS diamond.
Under a moonlit and star - filled sky, a pair of I&O's ex-CP SD40-2s pump air back to our 8200' train.
In the midst of a late winter snowstorm, northbound Q342 passes the north end of Leipsic siding and Poet Energy's new ethanol plant.
A very thick and heavy snowfall envelopes K223 as it heads south past XN.
Passing the junction with the IORY at XN, southbound ore loads make their way towards Middletown, OH. The cantilever signal at Leipsic Junction can be seen in the distance.