"Rainy Days and Mondays always get me down" was a lyric sung by The Carpenters in their 1971 hit "Rainy Days and Mondays", and this day fit the bill perfectly, being very rainy AND a Monday. But a... (more)
CSX Q507 crosses Township Avenue in Elmwood Place on the NS Dayton District on a beautiful and unseasonably warm January morning in the Ohio Valley.
A pair of NS Dash 9's wheel a southbound auto rack train through the Cincinnati suburb of Elmwood Place.
This VIP trip continues towards Buffalo, NY as P928 heads north from Cincinnati, OH. A CSX maintainer has conveniently parked his vehicle adjacent to the tracks, possibly waiting to see his super... (more)
Amtrak 51 blasts through the crossing at Elmwood Place. Note the police car, who 30 seconds earlier questioned why we were standing by the tracks at 2 in the morning. After explaining our hobby, h... (more)
NS 117's conductor gives a passing train a roll by.
A dirty SD60M and two leasers lead a northbound mixed manifest past the massive chemical companies in Ivorydale. Note the first few cars, all windmill turbines bound for Michigan.
A NS loaded steel coil train waits at MP 253.2 for his turn South.
A freshly painted pair of GP38-2's powers Norfolk Southern's business train. NS 5633 waits for a better signal before heading for its final destination: the Kentucky Derby.
Norfolk Southern's business train heads south towards Cincinnati. It is headed for Louisville and the Kentucky Derby.
A westbound Triple Crown heads towards Cincinnati.
NS 123 drifts west towards NA tower on the old Conrail Cincinnati Line. The track in the foreground services the St. Bernard Soap Company recently operated by Proctor and Gamble.