Less than an hour after sunrise CSX Q390, a 610 axle manifest train, roars east into the morning sun
NS 20Q in the interlocking at CP194 Berea, Ohio
CSXT owns 52 Dash 9 locomotives, one of which is leading Q380 east along the Cleveland Short Line
A pair of SOO Line motors power CSX Q365
Q164 with an ex-Conrail Dash 8 on the lead rolls past a videographer standing trackside in Berea, Ohio
Q365 soars over the Rocky River in Berea just South of the more famous location by Berea tower. A park trail runs under the renovated arch and Barrett Rd is out of view in the foreground and runs... (more)
The power lashup for Q364 this day included a CSXT Gevo leader, SD60 SOO 6024 second out, followed by a freshly repainted CSX MP15T switcher road number 1217.
Westbound Q117 heading for Chicago
In the interlocking at CP194 on the NS Chicago Line
NS eastbound mixed freight passing CP194
An eastbound coal drag heading for Ashtabula Harbor
An eastbound manifest with a CN GE unit third out clears Berea on a brisk but sunny Easter morning, 2009.
With most of the coal trains on this line consisting of foreign power, this scene is kind of a rarity with an all CSX consist including a recently painted 70MAC leader.
GEVO power on Q161
Seconds after I shot this image I waved at the crew and noticed that the conductor was taking a picture of me.