NS freight 17G westbound under the wires at CP FORD.
Passing behind a field of wheat, and the Keynes Brothers Elmwood Elevator, the NS 64A heads west on the Columbus District, with the last bit of sunlight for the day.
I'm in Indiana and 21Z's still in Ohio but will shortly blow by the substantial ex-NYC state line marker...
It's easy to understand in this view that coal has been a major commodity for railroads since day one, seen here is empty coal train 572 (left) passing the tail end of loaded coal train 416.
Westbound loads pass the rear end of 416 on the right, which is getting its NS leader for the cab signal territory east of Cleveland. The string of gons will be lifted by the BR23 local job as soo... (more)
Westbound west of mp116 signals with a BNSF 4681 on train, in late afternoon.
159 slows with 158 meet at Pomona
Rolling under the signals NS 9309 eases her train into the siding at Rockfield for an early morning meet.
Head on shot down the main at Colburn on the NS IL Division.