The engineer of 19K gives a friendly wave as the train rolls down Hickory Street in Warsaw.
One of the MAW's two ex-Santa Fe GP7u's rests next to the Wabash depot in Defiance on a snowy December morning.
SD80MAC's aren't all too common in the flat lands of Ohio anymore, so fellow RP contributor Aaron Border and I jumped on the chase. Here the pair is seen passing a patriotic barn north of Fremont.
A thin layer of clouds quickly moves across the night sky while the Nickel Plate bracket mast keeps watch over the sleepy village of Miller City. The days are numbered for this sentinel and it's c... (more)
A former Conrail EMD leads 5 other CSXT locomotives south on Q339, which has just entered the Toledo Sub.
An impressive lashup of six elephant style units leads 19K south as they split the Pennsy lights at CP 19. Three brand new Ferrosur GE's are in tow.
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.
Just moments after the clouds parted, GRCL rolls through downton Ada and passes the restored station and Pennsy caboose. Let the chase begin!
Northbound Q134 bangs across the diamond with the NS Fostoria District at Leipsic Junction led by a pair of C40-8W's. Catching a former Conrail unit with lit marker lights is always a bonus!
Westbound 17K hits Comstock Street in Wabash at 25 mph with Norfolk Southern's Lehigh Valley heritage unit leading the way. This was the units first "leading role" after it's nose job. Kudos to NS... (more)
Eastbound coke loads storm into Miller City shortly after sunrise, passing the town cemetery and a classic NKP bracket mast.
Smoke 'em if ya got 'em... Two of the Indiana Northeastern's finest lead a heavy train into Angola, putting on an impressive smoke and sound show at the Fox Lake Road overpass.
Something just doesn't seem normal here...
Westbound 866 leaves Payne in a cloud of coal dust as it chases the setting sun behind NS 8098, the Conrail heritage unit.
At this point, these three big AC motors are still notched up and working hard to get back up to track speed... But in just a few moments, the train will go into emergency after being stabbed by t... (more)