After hearing about the demolition a week ago of the former B&O VN Tower in Nova, Ohio, I went searching through my archives to find the shots from a... (more)
A going away photo of CSX train X791, eleven dead former BNSF GP-30u and GP-35 units destined for the LTEX facility near Lordstown, Ohio. The former B&O Nova tower still stands...barely!
A glint shot of Q116 passing through Nova, Ohio in the last rays of sunlight on a gorgeous fall evening
Two trains pass at track speed at Nova, Ohio, in front of the classic ex-Baltimore & Ohio tower. The photographer had just purchased four Alien Bees flashes and this was only his second attempt at... (more)
Manifest Q353 approaching milepost BG 182.4 at Nova, Ohio
Sun glints off the side of CSXT 883 as it leads an empty coal train east through Nova with a little less than hour until sunset.
Westbound coke train K381 roars past VN Tower in Nova. VN Tower is to be razed in the near future.
CSX train K381 rolls by defunct VN Tower in Nova. This tower is scheduled for demolition when the new signals are cut-over. Another photo-prop and more history bites the dust!
In the final light of the day a westbound rolls by the former B&O Nova tower - a decaying structure that's been in a long twilight.
Local D752 passes the decaying remains of VN Tower in the fading light of a winter evening.
Q389 heads west with a set of matched Warbonnets for power past the old depressing looking Nova Tower and CPL in the Nova Block on the CSX New Castle Sub.
Everything about this photo underscores the poor state of railroading and the economy today in general. The condition of the once proud Warbonnet, including the missing number board, the crooked ... (more)
Manifest train Q353 at milepost BG 169.3 on the CSX New Castle Sub
An empty coal drag at milepost BG 183.4 west of Nova Ohio
D740 passing the Nova Farmers Supply silos as it heads for Sterling, Ohio where it will enter the CL&W Sub