Two of the same breed... Napoleon Defiance & Western 1606, and 103. Sit in the yard waiting for their next assignments.
Westbound ethanol empties sprint through the soybean fields on the outskirts of Defiance, OH on a splendid late summer afternoon. DME SD40-2 6090 teams up with an NS dash-9 as the train approaches... (more)
The systemwide power crunch of 2014 has seen droves of leasers returning to CSX, offering railfans a little throwback to the early 2000's when seemingly every other train had leased power somewher... (more)
The train is at rest after backing down the loop track at the Consolidated Grain and Barge co. facility. While moving into position two workers were tied into the yellow frame above the train and ... (more)
A brand new BNSF GEVO leads our last train of the day, stack train Q163, westbound through a curve outside Defiance, OH on the CSX Garrett Sub just after 8PM on what was the best day of our week l... (more)
It's late in the evening at the west end of Defiance, OH on a beautiful spring evening. The only sounds are the passing traffic on the nearby county road 424, until the distant sound of a locomoti... (more)
The sweet light of a spring evening sets the scene as a westbound manifest rolls through the big curve at Ashwood Road west of Defiance.
All is quiet on this sunny Sunday evening while an assortment of Pioneer engines assigned to the Napoleon, Defiance & Western railroad rest in the former Wabash yard.
The CP run through train rolls by Defiance yard on CSX.
While a Pioneer brother sits on one of the yard tracks, the 1601 west crosses 5th Street and enters the old Wabash yard in Defiance.
Fallen leaves rest along the banks of the "muddy Maumee" as the ND&W train from Napoleon rolls through the truss bridge overhead.
CSXT Q389-17? rockets through Defiance, Ohio with an ex-Conrail leader.
The Napoleon, Defiance and Western is switching the Johns Manville plant in Defiance.
After wandering out west on an oil train the week before, BNSF pulled a fast one and assigned this set of power to a CSX bound oil train. Here, K010 rolls across the Auglaize River bridge in Defia... (more)