A single engine pulls a container train over the diamond crossing the CSX Mt. Victory sub.
CSX ES44AH 962 leads train Q217 westbound on the Big Four as it heads for its final destination of Louisville, Kentucky. The train is seen at AC Tower, where it will cross over the Norfolk Souther... (more)
NS 7658 leads hotshot 218 over the Big Four in Marion as it heads eastbound (geographically southbound) towards Columbus. A keen eye will notice the Delaware, Lacawanna & Western Heritage unit (NS... (more)
A southbound autorack train passes a northbound coal train at AC Tower in Marion
A Westbound CSX train on the Mt Victory Sub pounds the diamond crossing the NS Sandusky district on a very hot summer afternoon.
An eastbound CSX freight clatters over the diamond at AC Tower in Marion, Ohio.
In a timeless scene, an operator has just emerged from AC Tower to grab a quick smoke on a cool spring evening between trains. In reality, AC Tower is decommissioned but preserved, and the person ... (more)
Celebrating passing the 5M page-view mark here at railpictures.net with these uploades, John is pleased his photos are appreciated by those born in the new millennia, and feels very connected by w... (more)
A View of the Past into the Present. While it is across the tracks from its original location, AC Tower still stands as a piece of history as a part of the now dying art of tower operations... (more)
A very heavy eastbound manifest rumbles by AC tower and is about to pound the diamonds at Marion, OH.
CP power pulls a westbound NS grain train through Marion on the NS Sandusky district, as the local sits on the other side of the Center St. crossing, waiting for a signal.
The yard job works on the siding, next to the not yet in service new cantilever signals that now protect the diamond.
A southbound (railroad-wise, eastbound) NS freight is moments from hitting the former NYC/Erie diamond at Marion, OH. The view is from restored and preserved (but slightly relocated) AC Tower.
Nickel Plate 765 passing AC Tower in Marion Ohio on NS 958.
NS 304 rolls south (railroad east) on the Sandusky District, passing AC Tower and the museum at Marion in the nice, bright morning sunlight. One of only a hand full of LMS-blue painted locomotives... (more)