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.
Q122 eastbound at CP194
In yet another scene from Berea during Dave McKay Day 2009, we see NS 205 departing Rockport Yard westbound, entering the Chicago Line. The McKay Day is sponsored by the Akron Railroad Club, to co... (more)
A BNSF powered coal train thunders through Berea, OH on "McKay Day 2009." This train's ultimate destination was Willoughby, about 30-40 miles ahead, by rail. It is seen passing BE Tower and severa... (more)
An interesting lash-up pulls Q386 east through Berea interlocking. A CN is first out, with two CSX's and a SOO Line trailing. The CN and SOO are foreign to this area, and were a nice treat to see.
Eastbound Q390 with UP power crossing the bridge over Bagley Road in Berea, Ohio
Q364 with a pair of AC6000CW's for power approaching the bridge over Bagley Road in Berea, Ohio
A Powder River coal train bound for the Ohio Valley passes under the 195 signal bridge at the west end of Berea.
An ethanol train rounds the curve through the Berea Interlocking.
Q381 heads west with 3 new locomotives for BNSF in tow, including road numbers 6623, 7269, 6624
Bright sunshine accompanies CSX manifest train Q380 as it passes CP 194 in Berea, Ohio