A northbound grainer catches the last rays of sun on a beautiful fall evening. On this day, CSX ran 3 late afternoon northbounds in close succession on their sporadically used Scottslawn Secondary... (more)
After severe thunderstorms cleared out, a northbound intermodal makes great time as it passes the signal that still stands just outside of "Raymond".
Empties roll north on the Scottslawn Secondary which has seen an uptick in traffic. A fortuitous patch of sunshine illuminates the switch indicator signal at "Kile" that is a holdover fr... (more)
The daily northbound freight passes the switch indicator in Marysville during a gorgeous spring afternoon.
A pair of CSX units make up the rear DPUs on a lengthy grain train. DPUs on this line are an uncommon occurrence so it was neat to catch the "Spirit of Ravenna" teaming up with an AC4400... (more)
A solo UP unit heads up a lengthy grain train in some golden spring light.
Northbound manifest Q311 leans into the curve as it passes by the iconic grain elevator in downtown Marysville. Spring has definitely started to show up on the Scottslawn Secondary.
A northbound manifest passes the switch indicator signal at North End Kile with the "Spirit of Ravenna" doing the honors. Thankfully, this line still retains a few of these NYC/CR era si... (more)
An empty ballast train works its way north past a peaceful and scenic resting place.
A pair of UP leaders takes Q311 north through some rural countryside. This stretch of track is still dark territory so pegging a train can be tricky.