UP Heritage units are rarely seen east of Chicago, but today Missouri Pacific Heritage unit UP 1982 was on the point of an empty ethanol train photographed while passing through Berea, Ohio. With... (more)
A tired looking 8635 hauls a solid coal train around the bend and into Berea interlocking.
A mixed freight consist leans into the curves just west of the Berea plant.
What it's all about - sun, trains, and railfans relaxing in the shade. An eastbound CSX and a westbound NS consists roll through Berea.
A pair of "Bright Future" GE's pull a string of autoracks past BE Tower. The tower was once manned and fully operational, the tower operator governing Conrail movements throughout the interlockin... (more)
NS mixed bag 18A slowly negotiates through Berea interlocking with a pair of GE widecabs up front. The trailing unit, NS 8412, has recently been painted into the "Horsehead" livery.
The Front Street bridge project has been in the works for almost a year now, and the span over the NS mainline has finally been erected. Still a few months of completion, workers are still abunda... (more)
With an upturn in the economy, leasers are slowly making a comeback, mainly on NS. However, many CSX ethanol trains now feature power from CITX almost daily, along with DME and ICE power.
Road freight 19A ducks under the NYC signal bridge at CP 192, with 417's headlight visible in the distance. The Cleveland Terminal Dispatcher gave the crew a heads-up that another 19A was crossin... (more)
The engineer on Q114 offers a friendly wave as he blasts the horn repeatedly through Berea, passing BE tower on the right. Second in consist is CSXT 7493, one of three C40-8's still dawning Conra... (more)
In Berea, you used to be able to expect high priority van trains like Q160 to charge through at 60mph. Due to a shoofly at both Columbia Road and Eastland Road, though, most trains only reach a s... (more)
Once an all-Conrail interlocking, the only thing Conrail on the scene today is the Conrail Historical Society's tent for their first "Railthon" event, a 36 hour outing in Berea.
Q109 about to cross the bridge over Bagley Road
CSX stack train Q113 about to leave the Cleveland Short Line Sub for the Greenwich Sub
Usually the empty N859 runs as the E940, but today keeps the original loaded symbol as it accelerates from a stop at West Road.