NYC began an ambitious program in the late 1950s to convert its multiple track mainlines to CTC. This included the Toledo-Elkhart mainline through Bryan, OH. CP 341 controlled the crossing with ... (more)
On a chilly February Afternoon, NS 7017 Leads a hot mail Train Westbound through Bryan Ohio.
Nickel Plate Road 765 leads her 28-car deadhead move (including the water tender, tool car, gondolas, passenger cars, and boxcar) east on the NYC Water Level Route at the west end of Bryan, OH. Th... (more)
Amtrak's train #30, the Capitol Limited, is between station stops at Waterloo, IN, (25 minutes back) and the next stop at Toledo, OH (1 hour-10 ahead). Here the train passes ex-NYC signals at the ... (more)
The Cincinnati Northern has always been a special thing in my life, I grew up very near the old roadbed near Waldron, my first house I lived at on my own was literally placed on the roadbed in H... (more)
The C of G heritage unit leads an empty oil train west by the signals at MP 340.
Almost as predictable as the sunrise, eastbound 206 makes it's usual early morning appearance in Bryan behind a former Conrail GE. The three-headed bracket mast on the left is one of only a handfu... (more)
A single SD70M struggles out of Bryan with a lengthy loaded rack train in tow, splitting the NYC tri-lights and passing a NYC concrete milepost marking 345 miles from Buffalo.
Two catfish sandwich a UP GEVO as a lengthy 205 blasts through CP 342 on the west side of Bryan. The three-headed bracket mast on the right is one of just a handful left between Toledo and Elkhart... (more)
Powder river loads knock down the signal at CP 342 on the west side of Bryan behind a pair of BNSF "Big-Macs."
Behind a solo SD60, westbound high/wide train 053 comes into Bryan at restricted speed. Their train is made up of tanks, drainage pipes, more tanks, and large pieces of concrete.
An early westbound on a late spring morning.
An eastbound powered by a rent-a-wreck gets back on the move at CP 342, still guarded by classic New York Central signals.
Part of the morning Eastbound lineup on the NS Main through Bryan, Ohio.
Rain, sleet or morning sun, the mail must go through. Passengers waiting on the Lake Shore Limited get some railfanning action as an NS Mail Train roars through Bryan, Ohio.