The engineer of NS 856 looks over at the great scenery of tipped over buses and trucks sitting in the junkyard that sits on both sides of the Western Branch.
Buses knocked on their side separate the Western Branch from the junkyard, as NS 856 comes out of Watkins Yard on the Conrail Connector.
Ahh, Townwood. One of my favorite places to just "sit and watch." Even though nearby Leipsic has the added bonus of CSX's Toledo Subdivision, I find this middle-of-nowhere spot to be much more ... (more)
Coke loads head West in the direction of Columbus, passing by a very large open field.
Spring is in the air as eastbound coal loads pass the grain elevator at the small town of Brems.
Coal loads head off into the sunset as they pass the cantilever signal at the east end of Claypool siding.
Westbound coal loads leave quite a cloud behind. I'm glad I wasn't standing on the other side of the tracks!
The small town of McComb, OH, is left in a cloud of coal dust as 856 heads west.
Westbound coal loads snake out of the siding at Payne.