The NS 304 rounds the bend, and passes the AC Tower signals, and prepares to pound the diamonds, crossing the CSX Mt. Victory Sub.
An eastbound overpowered ballast train splits the signals at Meridith, on the Columbus Sub.
A former Conrail caboose with a bunch of X on it for some reason, sits with an assortment of cars, and a former Conrail SD40-2 on the east end of the Marion yard.
An eastbound grain train heads under the cantilever that protects the crossovers, the track to the right is the connection track from the Columbus Sub to the Mount Victory Sub.
Container train 29Z passes the old NW CPLs that still protect the diamonds in Marion.
A hawk decides he does not like the passing NS 194, and very quickly leaves the area.
A pair of AC4400 provide the power on the long CSX K173, as it passes through Vauces.
With loaded coal hoppers all around, a westbound grain train waits for its turn to depart the yard, as a worker caring a couple bags of ice makes sure the outbound crew has enough supplies to make... (more)
The westbound 17M with some foreign power leading passes over the CSX Kanawha Sub as it starts across the Ohio River bridge.
With fading fall colors in the background, a westbound grain train heads by the small Kenova Yard, on its way to Russell, KY
The CSXT 311 leads an empty hopper train under the Sciotoville signal bridge, while a dwarf signal in a cage controls the siding to the left.
Heading into West Virgina from Ohio with one ditch light, a SD70M-2 leads the eastbound NS 194 over the Ohio River Bridge.
A single SD40-2 provides the power for the E441, seen here coming around the bend and splitting the signals at County Line on the Northern Sub.
Guided by a few N&W CPL dwarf signals, the power for the NS 233 heads back into the Portsmouth Yard.
A very short 218 heads out of Columbus, on route to Portsmouth and beyond.