On the final day of July 2019 the Conrail heritage unit led a westbound loaded coal train over a classic former Conrail line. Here it is seen passing underneath the westward facing signal bridge t... (more)
Taste the rainbow?
Westbound coal loads get back underway after waiting for cross traffic at the diamond to clear. East Crest still boasts a unique track alignment and PRR signals. Temperatures were in the high 90's... (more)
Some Canadian power leads a loaded oil train across the diamond and by an older signal in Crestline.
After waiting for CSX cross traffic to clear, eastbound manifest 12V gets back under way under the signal bridge at Crestline. An old Conrail caboose can be seen sitting off to the side in the bac... (more)
A rare SD60 still wearing SOO paint leads an eastbound oil train across the Fort Wayne Line at dusk.
Long freight trains and corn fields. These are two very evident elements of rural Ohio. Both of which are depicted here just outside of Crestline.
A Norfolk Southern manifest slowly passes the old PRR Position Lights in Crestline after departing the Mansfield Terminal about twenty minutes earlier.
In the last good light of the day NS 776 with the MGA Heritage unit on the point is about to pound the CSX Diamonds in Crestline.
NS 776 with the MGA Heritage unit on the point is waiting for an eastbound at East Crest on the east side of town.
Pennsy Position Signals on the NS line from Bucyrus to Conway Yard. This is an ex-Conrail line that NS uses now for short cut for trains coming out the south for the east, mainly coal trains. Penn... (more)
An action roster shot of the NS heritage unit on the point of a coal train.
The 688 is about to pound the CSX diamonds at Crestline.
NS 951, the eastbound OCS, splits the signals just east of the Crestline diamonds. Norfolk Southern President and CEO Wick Moorman was aboard the train.
NS' coveted F units bring a healthy string of executive cars west through Crestline, pounding the diamond with the old "Big Four" at restricted speeds.