While a Pioneer brother sits on one of the yard tracks, the 1601 west crosses 5th Street and enters the old Wabash yard in Defiance.
While a few stray clouds roll across the sky, the moon shines over the Santa Fe searchlights displaying a clear indication for an eastbound on track two at Ancona. The trail of a shooting star is ... (more)
Amidst a barrage of westbounds, G345 slowly rolls up to the intermediate signals at milepost 78 on the Garrett Sub, running hot on the tail of T913 and K381.
Amidst a short period of white out conditions, a rerouted 218 splits the New York Central signals as they enter the village of Pettisville.
Two WNYP ALCO's squeeze through the tight confides around Main Street in Cambridge Springs. Not long ago, one could sit around this town all day and watch high priority trailer trains with Erie La... (more)
Eastbound coke loads storm into Miller City shortly after sunrise, passing the town cemetery and a classic NKP bracket mast.
The dispatcher has an eastbound lined up at the E.E. Miller City as the morning fog begins to roll in on a cool summer morning.
In what will likely be my last look at the railroad that I grew up marveling over, Q167 crosses from main two to one at FC Tower and rolls by the three dead MAW engines that have served the east e... (more)
A fauxbonnet is up front with an H2 GE and a pair of new deliveries on their way for revenue service as Q393 slows to a stop at West Standley with heavy traffic ahead.
Today's Q136 offers a flashback to the "good old days" where seeing a four-axle EMD on the point of a hotshot trailer train was all too common.
Behind a solo SD60, westbound high/wide train 053 comes into Bryan at restricted speed. Their train is made up of tanks, drainage pipes, more tanks, and large pieces of concrete.
With their work complete around Warsaw, this tie train heads south past the local water hole where birds of all kinds have joined the cattle for the evening.
A monster Q635 curves through Tiffin with a long string of loaded trash cars at the head end. The cars will be set off in Fostoria for the Sunny Farms Landfill.
A mother/slug set rests in the yard at Defiance as X163 rolls up on track 2.
Tonights Q636 is a one unit wonder as they pass under the classic C&O signal bridge at East Pemberville, breaking the serenity and peace of another quiet country night in northern Ohio.