In the faint glimmer of last light, loaded coal train 692 zips across the Cuyahoga River on Drawbridge 1 with a pair of veteran EMD's on the point.
With the sun just minutes away from setting, we find K495 tied down at the west end of Willard Yard with a trio of CP units, the leader being a newly rebuilt ECO SD40-2.
So I had gotten a heads up this morning about Q508 having a HLCX-CN pair that was by Defiance at dawn so I decided I'd go have a look when it turned north at Deshler. I had no idea it'd have an HL... (more)
In the last light of the day, NS 261 rolls west between Payne and Edgerton enroute to New Haven, Indiana.
LNL races south, back to Lima over the former B&O on trackage rights secured by the DT&I in 1966. CPL signals are plentiful on the line, but their days are surely numbered.
Eastbound NS coal train with CSX leader tied down west of Fostoria on exNickle Plate main
Westbound NS train passing exNickle Plate signals at Arcadia which will soon be replaced.
CR heritage plies some former CR trackage. With what little sunlight broke through that morning, big blue fittingly passes some tri-lights in Ansonia. Note the blue disc still hanging on the left ... (more)
A westbound NS multilevel train rolls under the eastbound signal bridge at CP 253 on the Chicago Line on a beautiful June evening. The new signals have just been installed and will soon be activat... (more)
A very late Lake Shore Limited flys past a parked freight on the east side of Cleveland.
CP power pulls a westbound NS grain train through Marion on the NS Sandusky district, as the local sits on the other side of the Center St. crossing, waiting for a signal.
Westbound 17M continues its trip through the Scioto River Valley.
The LNL emerges from the shadows as it continues towards Hamler on its way to Lima.
The LNL rumbles into Malinta as sunshine finds the nose of the 4085 just as I took the shot. Malinta is where the DT&I crossed the NKP Cloverleaf and where the DT&I branch to Adrian, MI split off.... (more)