A former Conrail EMD leads 5 other CSXT locomotives south on Q339, which has just entered the Toledo Sub.
Heading back to the yard in Defiance, the ND&W crosses County Road 17 and passes a very ironic sign a few miles east of Okolona. I guess that farmer got the message, eh?
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 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.
Eastbound coke loads storm into Miller City shortly after sunrise, passing the town cemetery and a classic NKP bracket mast.
Notched out and sanders blasting away, a trio of Bessemer EMD's bring a loaded ore train through the S-curves near West Springfield.
A beautiful pair of candy-apple red SOO SD60's lead coke train K223 east, passing a matching red barn.
Chase complete: After chasing this from Defiance to Hoytville, we finally got ahead with enough time to set up on the roof of our van.
Q389 is a train that often has colorful lashups, but this one beats anything I've seen so far this year. Two road worn Warbonnets lead a pair of NS units and a BNSF pumpkin west on a beautiful spr... (more)
At this point in their trip, all is going smooth for the crew aboard CSXT 4850. In just around 30 minutes, this will all change. A voltage overload set off the alarms inside the 4850, causing the ... (more)
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.
135 is stretched out through Standley Township as viewed from the side of Harris Road.
A mother/slug set rests in the yard at Defiance as X163 rolls up on track 2.
It's just another autumn day in the town of Warsaw, as general freight 19K makes it's way down Hickory Street with a pair of Dash-9's and a lease unit up front.
Although it will likely never turn another wheel, this NKP relic is still an interesting sight to behold. Built in 1957, this unit became Norfolk & Western 254 before being retired and donated to ... (more)