The Q636 with a single AC6000 for power rolls past what was one of Marion Power Shovel's building, which now has been reduced to rubble.
NS 1069 takes the helm on the 696 as it heads through Marion.
On the way down to the NS Heritage show in Spencer, NC we came across this Conrail SD50 on the point of a road freight north of Marion. The chance encounter left me wondering if it might be the l... (more)
Nickel Plate 765 passing AC Tower in Marion Ohio on NS 958.
The NS 116 rolls under the new cantilever signals that are all installed, and ready to go, soon the old CPL in the background will be coming down.
With traffic ahead clear, the light pops up for Q233, and the train slowly moves into town for a crew change on the northwest connection. A lease locomotive of BNSF vintage is trailing.
A Westbound Van Train bangs across the Norfolk Southern and CSX diamonds at Marion, Ohio.
Some great older power sitting in Marion Yard on a mostly cloudy day.
Final Days of the CPLs. The end of an era is coming in Marion. The N&W Color-Position Light Signals, which have guarded the diamonds at Marion since the 50s, are being replaced by new "Vade... (more)
Comin Down. A pretty heavy snow squall is making its way through Central Ohio as a snow covered K162 heads east, crossing Madison Avenue in Marion and is about to knock down the signal at M... (more)
With days until the start up of Conrail this group of E8's is trying to get a roll on 117 cars west from Marion toward the connection in Chicago. Most crews talked to on the west end preferred the... (more)
The NS 405 rolls around the curve, through Center St. and past the rare for this line, the old NW CPL.
An eastbound Columbus District train waits for traffic to clear before heading through Marion, as some dark clouds begin to roll in.
An eastbound grain train sits lit by the last few minutes of daylight, as it waits for its turn to head through Marion.