On the Thursday before the scheduled 7/5/10 diamond replacement at Galatea the 'big crane' is already in place along with the pre-fab diamonds ready to lift into place.
A grain train from Mobile, AL that came up through Avon, over to Marion and is now heading back towards Garrett is crossing over at Galatea as they head west across NW Ohio as seen from the I75 br... (more)
As Q388 rolls East towards the camera Q091, the Westbound run of the hot perishables train, blasts West with a trio of UP motors. Q091 has just pounded the Toledo Branch diamond at Galatea.
The class unit of the CW60AC's on the CSX leads L11026 across the diamonds of the Toledo Branch, as it heads eastbound for a crew change 49 miles ahead at Willard
The last light of day shines on southbound Q219 as it rounds a small s-curve south of Galatea.
UP 8415 leads CSX train Q132 northbound across the Diamonds at Galatea
Q16509 gets ready to hammer Galatea Diamond.
S16510 takes a clear at Galatea.
G63608 crosses the CSX Toledo Branch Sub eastward headed for New York.
A westbound GEAX hopper train on the former B&O main is about to cross the former T&OC. This is the line where the 8888 ran away. Kodak Royal Gold 200, Olympus OM-10, Vivitar 80-200 f3.9