Final Days of the CPLs. The end of an era is coming in Marion. The N&W Color-Position Light Signals, which have guarded the diamonds at Marion since the 50s, are being replaced by new "Vade... (more)
NS 304 rolls south (railroad east) on the Sandusky District, passing AC Tower and the museum at Marion in the nice, bright morning sunlight. One of only a hand full of LMS-blue painted locomotives... (more)
The NS 304 rounds the bend, and passes the AC Tower signals, and prepares to pound the diamonds, crossing the CSX Mt. Victory Sub.
Old Conrail paint looks tired. Speaking of overused, it's probably time to retire this photo location.
The NS 304 passes by the Route 98 signal in Bucyrus, half way complete with the trip from Bellevue to Columbus.
A scene that once was very common, the NS 304 arrives in Buckeye Yard to the right, and passes by the slug set that is shoving a cut of cars up over the hump, while in the background a couple engi... (more)
A quartet of assorted GEs prepare to slam the diamonds at AC.
A flock of pigeon take flight to get out of the way of the eastbound NS 304, which is bound for Watkins Yard in Columbus.
NS 304 pulls south with BNSF/UP power as they approach the CSX diamonds at Marion.
An ex-Conrail EMD on the point is a welcome sight as it leads an eastbound past Cooke Rd.
NS 304 departs Bellevue Terminal after waiting for 217 to swing around the New Haven Connection and head onward to Fostoria and points west. Fall colors are still showing and an old NKP Position ... (more)
A pair of Dash9s bring NS 304 southbound through Cooke Rd on an early fall evening