With one of the coldest days on record being reached, a lone YN2 standard cab does the honors on a northbound freight. Here it is knocking down the C&O survivor known as MP 13.
With IC 1019 on the point, CSX K429 has made the turn off the B&O and onto the C&O in Fostoria as it heads for points south as it passes under one of the very few remaining C&O cantilevers.
Q233-25 slowly proceeds past the signals at 88 and prepares to cross the NS, soon to make the turn and go West on the ex- B&O.
A single unit brings empties past some vintage codeline and a concrete mile marker in Delaware.
Q106 rounds the southwestern connection in Fostoria and begins its journey on the former C&O. At left is one of very few remaining YN2 GP's.
Q106 takes the southwest transfer at Fostoria and then proceeds down the B&O center siding while U816 waits on main one to get through town.
An empty coal train led by a dark future "Super 60" weaves through the east end of the Carey center siding on main one.
K925 illuminates the medium approach indication at East End B&O Center Siding. The train will be lined out of the siding at the west end and into the southeast transfer to head east on the Willar... (more)
The afternoon quiet of Upper Sandusky is momentarily shattered by E494 pounding the diamond with the CF&E as it heads south to the coal fields on the C&O.
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.
Q349 rolls south out of Fostoria in the morning sunlight, struggling to get the train up to speed after having rounded the connection track in town.
A single BNSF GEVO races south past the farmlands and fields of western Ohio on the point of the solid automax train Q267. The train is only a minute away from knocking down the signals at "Loudo... (more)
Loads pause over the Scioto River.
Eastbound empties approach the popularly visited diamonds near AC tower.
Approximately 25 miles away from home, this local heads back to Parsons Yard in Columbus.