RailPictures.Net Photo: DTSL 50 Detroit & Toledo Shore Line EMD GP7 at Northwood, Ohio by Jim Sinclair
 
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» September, 1979
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It wasn't uncommon for trains to get delayed at Vickers Interlocking where the Toledo Terminal's double track main crossed Conrail's (former NYC) New York to Chicago double track main. And because Conrail's dispatcher controlled the interlocking via CTC from the Toledo Union Station a few miles to the west, it should come as no surprise that the trains that were delayed the most were the ones running over the Toledo Terminal. Here we witness the Shore Line’s highest numbered GP7 and a sister muscle a yard “puller” that originated at the Shore Line’s Lang Yard on the north side of Toledo. It has worked its way compass south over the Toledo Terminal and is currently moving in Direction "B" on the "A" Main in the sweet evening light. The hogger has waited at least an hour on a parade of Conrail trains that seemed to never end and once he received a clear signal to occupy the interlocking, he turned on the sand and notched out the throttle as if he’s rushing to get his train into Conrail's Stanley Yard. The fact is once the “puller” is yarded at Stanley, the two old geeps will grab their caboose and run light back to Lang yard and most likely call it a day! I'm grateful I was there was to record this move on Kodachrome 64, but I regret that I did not have a tape recorder to record the guttural sounds that the two EMD 567B prime movers produced as they passed by! The B&O-powered train waiting on the "B" Main in the distance had to endure a little longer wait until space was available in C&O's Walbridge Yard.
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