The Sandusky District's hottest train is running late and doing every bit of track speed through the central Ohio country side on a beautiful sunny afternoon.
A long northbound (RR west) intermodal heads through Waldo sporting a 1x2x0 configuration. The dispatcher had himself quite the morning with meeting this WB 277 (13,500 feet, 2.55 miles long), WB ... (more)
After waiting for an opposing grain train to take the siding ahead at Harpster, a DPU shoves hard on the rear of westbound G766 as it passes through Morral. Meets are unfortunately harder to come ... (more)
A Dash-9 wearing the H2 paint scheme leads a southbound manifest past the signal at Waldo as some evening showers build in the background.
A southbound empty coal train catches some morning sunlight as it speeds through West End Linworth.
After going on duty in Crestline about 45 minutes earlier, local L325 passes the Big Four Depot running light power and long hood forward. This local runs Sun-Thur on the Columbus Line Subdivision... (more)
A weathered western leader still wearing its H2 paint scheme throttles up the hill through the village of Mount Victory.
A lengthy manifest rounds the curve and passes the Heritage Farmers Co-op in Waldo. This elevator is serviced by Marion based local L38.
The Original NS heritage unit leads a loaded coal train around the turn and over the bridge in Waverly.
A heavy tonnage coal train featuring 3 units up front, 2 mid train DPUs, and 2 rear DPUs dodges some clouds in south central Ohio with the Original NS heritage unit on the lead.
After waiting in the Tabernash siding for the westbound California Zephyr to clear, an eastbound manifest makes its way through the valley and leans into the curve on the east side of Fraser. This... (more)
At dawn, the sound of throttling GEs and loaded tankers starting their eastbound climb out of the valley cuts through the frigid morning silence.
A light snow falls on Thanksgiving morning as a pair of H2 motors shove on the rear of a manifest train as it crests the hill on the west side of Fraser.
NS I71 (extra 271) knocks down the single track signal at Monnett as dawn breaks over a beautiful north central Ohio fall day.
Fall colors are starting to peak in north central Ohio as a southbound manifest slows for a meet with a northbound intermodal at MP 26.