The snow is turning to vapor as the GLT rumbles north with coal loads for AEP's Conesville plant.
Ohio Central 4094 and 4098 return from Joyce Iron & Metal down a remnant of the former CA&C. No less then 5 paint schemes are worn by the OC's 9 Super 7's, with 4094 getting it's colors from the s... (more)
Where else do you get to see an F-40PH on a coal train. I loved the old Ohio Central. Crews said the ex-AMT unit was virtually useless with the high gearing. Here the train is about to enter th... (more)
Now this was a passenger train that looks like one. Not likely to be mistaken for an overgrown segmented worm. Thanks for the excellent events and hospitality to Jerry Joe and all OHCR employees... (more)
Ex-CSX, late version of the model.
OHCR 3308 for now leads NS 578-20, which is tied down on the Airport Siding. Soon a crew will show up to take the train over to Moler St and hand it back over to NS.
A local works on the siding just west of Coshocton, as the paper mill in the background releases some steam.
After doing some work at Joyce Iron & Metal, the ECL heads back to the main, with the first Ohio Central engine painted in the G&W paint scheme.
After picking up OHCR 7063 to help pull NS 852 over the panhandle, the conductor protects the reverse movement back to their train.
Heading towards Newark, the ECL made up of two Super 7's, 4095 in as acquired paint, while 4099 wears new G&W paint. The rest of the power is two NS dash 9's and an Ohio Central painted SD40-2.
The first orange Ohio Central unit since the G&W takeover leads another Super 7 southbound on the old CA&C after working Joyce Iron & Metal.
After unloading these coal hoppers at AEP's Conesville power plant, four SD40's pull the empties though Conesville to be tied down west of town.
Two Super 7's lead a train past Jewett Ruritan Park on Veterans' Day 2009.
After completing the task of unloading a coal train at the power plant, the crew works on adding, and rearranging their power to pull the empty hoppers through town. Here we see OHCR 4024, 4022, 4... (more)
Three Super 7's sit in the Newark Yard in the late evening light, two in CR paint, the other one in CSX paint.