C&O 5704 idles at Urbana, Ohio during the layover. After the layover 5704 would lead the Spirit of Urbana, a GP30, and a bunch of happy passengers back to the originating point of Washington Court... (more)
Note Peoria & Eastern logo on cab. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta photograph
Southbound NS 19K passes Pennsy position light signals at the north end Speicherville siding or CP 53. They will hold up on the main along the siding until they get clearance to connect to the NS ... (more)
With their work complete, the Springfield local is now headed back to Springfield.
9500 pushes 5 box cars up the former PRR Panhandle main. The Urbana Court House can be seen rising tall in the background.
Headed back to Springfield Yard, 9500 craws south on former NYC rails at 10mph.
A Indiana & Ohio Railway conductor watches as former Southern Pacific 9500 shoves back to retrieve 5 box cars from the Midwest ATM Services spur track.
NS southbound 13K splits the position lights at the north end of the Speicherville siding or MP 53 on the Marion Branch.
Sunset on the prairies, seen here as a loaded coal train pounds east near the small town of Urbana. This is the Jamestown sub that runs from Mandan, ND, to KO Jct, near Fargo, ND.
These Pennsy position lights have seen plenty of sunrises in their day, but every sunrise brings the ultimate sunset just a little bit closer.
Signal 50 on the NS Marion Branch greets a winter sunrise on a frigid February morning.
NS north bound 311 passes the endangerd ex PRR CPL at MP 50 as the sun is about to come up. The remaining CPL's on the NS Marion District are to be replaced this year.
The "super moon" rises over the Pennsy signal at MP 50 on the Marion District. Can't think of a better way to end the day.
Led by one of the usual suspects, northbound 18K is about to knock down the 50 signal north of Urbana.