Ohio Central must have been desperate for power in a hurry because this old warhorse was pressed into service without so much as a "Rustoleum paint scheme". Here they are working a coal train at t... (more)
Where else do you get to see an F-40PH on a coal train. I loved the old Ohio Central. Crews said the ex-AMT unit was virtually useless with the high gearing. Here the train is about to enter th... (more)
Ex-CSX, late version of the model.
After unloading these coal hoppers at AEP's Conesville power plant, four SD40's pull the empties though Conesville to be tied down west of town.
After completing the task of unloading a coal train at the power plant, the crew works on adding, and rearranging their power to pull the empty hoppers through town. Here we see OHCR 4024, 4022, 4... (more)
OCHR 4030 which is a SD40-2, and OHCR 4025, which is a SD40T-2 sit on the siding by AEP's Conesville power plant. This power will be used in a few hrs to pull some empty coal hoppers from the plan... (more)
The Ohio Central crews have tied 4024, 4030, 4022 and 4025 onto a string of coal cars that will be pulled down the line out of the way and tied down for the night.
OHCR 4023 slowly creeps forward, working on unloading these coal hoppers at AEP's power plant in Conesville, this process takes several minutes per car.
OHCR 4092 provides the power today, while they unload a few hoppers full of coal, you can see a large shovel on the building getting ready to scoop a load out of one of the cars, which then will l... (more)
Ex CSX, nee CR unit at the unloader.
WB freight is stopping to pick up coil steel cars. Pennsy built those bridges to last.
These Super Series engines are popular with mechanical department.
Ex CR/CSX 7131 prepares to leave Conesville for another load
Unloading at approx 16 scoops per take takes a long time!
Power of both ends as usual. This is the east set.