N&W 1218 storms west out of Bellevue on a sunny August afternoon.
Plain and flashy. The low angle sunlight reflecting off of new paint and reflector strips turns UP 7516 (ES44AC-per comment) into a ball of fire.
Bellevue yards at sunrise.
It's 6:12 AM: A light fog has settled over the yard. #8824 arrives from the east with a string of freight in tow. Meanwhile yard switcher #6182 (EMD SD40-2) pushes the latest string of cars up... (more)
Night shift: It's 5:26AM and the only movement in the east yard is #6183 pushing a string of freights over the hump.
Waiting for her next call...
A nice little ex-Con sitting in the locomotive facility at Bellevue.
An SD40-2 coupled with a pair of RPU6 slugs shove the last of a very long cut of cars over the hump with the setting sun just above the horizon
A one unit wonder manifest train westbound moving around the curve and onto the Toledo Connection
Two locomotives and three autoracks are the entire 288 as it prepares to tie down just west of Flat Rock Road at Klines Yard
A pair of UP locomotives including an SD70M leader with an SD9043AC trailing lead NS 343 out of the Mini-Plant toward the Toledo Connection
NS 57K with 9265 on the point sits next to NS 343 with 9511 leading at the west end of Kline's Yard
NS 343 moves slowly past the grain silos located at the west end of the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum
A trio of SD60's lead an empty coal train off the Toledo District and onto the Sandusky District in Bellevue, splitting a pair of N&W CPL's with a NKP mast thrown in for good measure.