Ohio Central RS18 waits for its next assignment at
The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow... on this day was Dennison, Ohio. Ohio Central RS-18 1800 and former Amtrak F40PH 271 sat at the head of the next day's NRHS convention consist in... (more)
OC 1800 exits a tunnel on the former PRR Panhandle line at the head of a photo freight special during the NRHS 2006 Convention.
This engine says "Chappy" in loving memory of Nelson Talbert under the cab window.
Ohio Central 1800 makes easy work of the hill as it pulls the ORTA special back to Sugarcreek. The climb is not so easy for the Amish boy pacing the train on his bike.
Ohio Central 1800 setting in Byesville for the weekend
Ohio Central had this parked just north of where all the action was for the weekend. It has to be the best looking MLW RS-18 there is today.
Eastbound on the Joint Line, this passenger special was the second train in less than an hour!
The Akron Chapter's train heads south on former NYC rails, passing through the farmlands of eastern Ohio.
The "Active Crossing" sign is very appropriate, now that trash trains ply this former NYC line.
An RS-18 on the front and a 4-6-2 on the back make a unique looking train! The passenger special is shown here passing the junction with the branch to Nelms #2 Mine.
Yes, that is a huge shopping cart/racecar parked in the driveway next to the tracks.
The puff of smoke at far left is from OHCR 1293, bringing up the rear of this eastbound passenger special.
Some of the best shots of the Convention came on the day there was no excursion. For a few minutes between storms the sun came out and lit the consist sitting at Dennison. The reminents of a rainb... (more)
In what could be a scene from the early 1960's is actually the photo freight for the first day of the 2006 NRHS Convention.