With the magic of digital photography and newly found post-processing skills I was able to save one of my favorites from the 2006 NRHS Convention. OHCR 7220 leads The American past a little... (more)
Ohio Central 7220 running long hood forward leads an eastbound NRHS excursion at Bowerston
OHCR 7220 leads a NRHS convention excursion up the connection from the ex PRR to the ex NYC line to Apex
With heads sticking out at various places throughout the train, OHCR C420 7220 and F40PH 271 lean into a superelevated curve in Miller Station. The track at right leads to the Nelms No. 2 mine.
With a small plume of exhaust, Ohio Central C420 7220 hustles the NHRS excursion "The American" eastward past milepost 79 in the small town of Conotton.
The first excursion of the 2006 Convention passes through Panhandle on it's way to Gould's Tunnel.
The American ducks under the ex-PRR signal bridge at Jewett with OHCR 7220 in control.
Its down to one track underneath this ex-PRR signal bridge outside of Dennison.
The classic front of an Alco. Check out how low those trucks ride. It's amazing how even 'small' diesel power makes a house look tiny.
Now this is the type of shot you need to get when you drive out to Ohio. At Morgan Run the C420 and F40 will be swapped for some real power, a 4-6-2 or 'Pacific'.
A special suprise for the people on the train and railfans was a short rare mileage trip up the Apex Branch from Panhandle. This is the first time since the end of Class I passenger service that a... (more)
With the excursion running west in the morning, the position of the sun was less than stellar. Mixed in with the haze of a summer morning made for some great "silhouette" shots.
The first excursion of the NRHS Convention is "The American" from Dennison to Goulds Tunnel and back which is lead by OHCR 7220. The consist is seen passing through the famed cut at Cadiz Jct.
OHCR 7220 and OHCR 371 are on the point for the first half of today's NRHS excursion to Newark seen here passing a cemetery in Newcomerstown, OH.