Special passenger movement 958 charges up hill into Perrysville and by the former 161.9 signals. These signals are no longer standing and I believe fellow RP contributor Anthony Randall and I are ... (more)
During a bitterly cold winter morning, the sun casts its first rays of light onto a classic C&O signal as a southbound grain train passes below. Sadly these signals are no longer standing.
When it first came out, NS 4001 spent most of its time on coal runs down towards NC. One day it slipped out and led a northbound grain train from NC to OH. Here it is on its first ever trip throug... (more)
A very rare leader splits the signals at MP 34.
A visitor from south of the border finds its way up to central Ohio on the head end of an ethanol train.
A quartet of EMDs shove on the end of a loaded coal train as fall colors peak on the mountain.
A rare SD60 still wearing SOO paint leads an eastbound oil train across the Fort Wayne Line at dusk.
A foreign visitor leads an ethanol train down the now infrequently used CSX Columbus Line (former Conrail Burt Line) and past the 118 signals. There are still plenty of G-type signals to be had on... (more)
It's 6:37 am as eastbound manifest 10E prepares to crossover from main 1 to 2 in Mansfield. This stretch of railroad is scattered with a landscape of PRR signals with the control points known as "... (more)
An empty ballast train works its way north past a peaceful and scenic resting place.
One of the blue CIT units that Norfolk Southern acquired leads a northbound manifest through central Ohio under a gorgeous blue sky.
A trip to visit family for Memorial Day weekend allowed me to chase 66X across the Fort Wayne Line beginning in Loudonville, OH. My final shot of the day found me in Bayard, OH in a place that I'v... (more)
In a fortuitous move, a local hurries along the mainline on its way back to Kansas City with a former Santa Fe "bluebonnet" leading the way.
A priority stack train passes a slow moving UP autorack train and the iconic Western Auto building at KCT interlocking.
A freight train slows down as it crosses the bridge in Old Monroe.