Amtrak's Empire Builder makes a station stop at Columbus with Heritage #156 leading the way.
CSX power leads a westbound through town on January Sunday afternoon, not an everyday event, but hardly noticed as the Packers are on TV.
The Empire Builder pauses at Columbus.
The Empire Builder makes a stop at Columbus, passengers loading out of view behind the train on main #1. Today it will be a triple-spot, time in 1659, out at 1707, 3 private cars owned by the Fri... (more)
A short #198 with only 11 cars makes time past the depot at Columbus reminicent of the Milwaukee Road Sprint service that onetime ran past this spot. Note the old Amtrak "arrow" logo sign, still ... (more)
The Empire Builder loads passengers at their station stop in Columbus. The head end of #7 stretches past the Vita Mix lot which incorporates the first Columbus depot, c. 1863, into their facility... (more)
CP recently renumbered many of the trains on this subdivision, so here's my first "282", eastbound at Columbus.
The distraught late arriving passenger approaching as the Empire Builder arrives is hoping the agent, out of view behind me and who will soon be busy loading baggage from the cart onto the train, ... (more)
CP Kentucky Derby special returns to Canada after the big weekend in Louisville, passing the depot at Columbus. K200 transparency scanned & color corrected in P/S
A timeless railroad image as CP's Royal Canadian returns from the Kentucky Derby and passes a Civil-War-era depot at Columbus. Only welded rail and the FRED give this away as modern. K200 film ... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder slows for a stop at Columbus, running about 2:45 down.
Highballin' Columbus on a gorgeous October day...
SOO SD60s are still to be seen on the property. Here we see examples of both paint schemes these models were delivered in during the late 1980's, leading an eastbound by the Columbus depot.
MILW 261 makes a quick service stop at the Columbus depot.
CP doesn't run that many EMD Macs through this territory so it is a treat when you get one, seen here passing the Columbus Amtrak station.