An empty coal train heads back west towards the Powder River Basin as it passes hoppers used for casting sand at the Defiance GM Powertrain Foundry.
Westbound Q393 passes a former Santa Fe GP7U, which is being returned to work on the Maumee & Western after being sent away for maintenance nearly 4 years ago.
A westbound stack train pounds the Maumee and Western Diamond at FC Tower in Defiance, Ohio
A pair of UP SD70M's lead this extra section of Q382 past the elevator at Standley.
A train of colorful doublestacks glides westbound over the Auglaize River in downtown Defiance, Ohio.
Westbound stack train L163 rolls around the curve west of Defiance on the Garrett Sub.
Eastbound K223 passes over the hot box/dragging equipment detector at MP 93 as it nears Defiance on a mild November afternoon.
After a day of working in the yard, the only active GP38-2 still in Conrail dress sits by the yard office in Defiance. Taken on railroad property with permission.
A beautiful pair of candy-apple red SOO SD60's lead coke train K223 east, passing a matching red barn.
With some fall color still hanging on, Q135 nears Defiance with a set of matched AC44's leading the way.
In a scene similar to one of my previous photos, we see Cody Zamostny (right) and Alan Savage grabbing their shots of train S393. Up front are a pair of GE AC6000CW "Super 60" locomotives.
A stack train rolls west on a beautiful autumn afternoon.
The typical trio of UP power rolls the empty version of the "Salad Shooter" west.
A mother/slug set rests in the yard at Defiance as X163 rolls up on track 2.
Q169 rolls around the bend at milepost 82 as they near Defiance.