Q636 poses behind a pile of bricks that was once home to the Marion Power Shovel company.
In some sweet evening light, Q636 slows to a stop and will wait for the congestion between Harpster and Acton to clear before proceeding north.
The NS 189 with a former UP engine trailing makes its way up the Sandusky District, by a field of soybeans on a very nice afternoon.
An eastbound auto rack train heads under the cantilever signal, mirrored in a large amount of standing water.
The Q636 poses for some pictures by all the rubble while it waits for a signal, that is RP contributor S. C. Vermillion workin... (more)
Heading from the double track to the single track at CP 105, A pair of SD50's let out some CSX quality smoke, as they work on bring the train back up to full speed.
All reds on the C&O... Unfortunately the remaining C&O signals will soon be down and gone. The cantilever guarding the diamonds is already history.
The NS 272 passes the old CPL signals, and the new WIN sign, and prepares to pound the diamonds, as it heads east through Marion.
DL&W 368, which was the only Lackawanna locomotive I ever saw, was the highlight of a trip to Marion, Ohio in December 1967. Perhaps there were other Lackawanna locomotives in Ohio at that time, b... (more)
After a long 4 year wait, I finally got to see and photograph these F9's in daylight. Seen here working the OCS towards AC Tower.
A rare High Nose SD40 leads a work train towards Bellevue on the busy Sandusky District.
The NS 18M rolls through the Center St crossing, with three rent-a-wrecks, and a NS GP38-2 for power.
Grain train NS 50W passes by a cornfield that is still covered with last years stalks, due to record rainfall, the farmers have not been able to get this years crop in the ground.
18M meets a westbound freight right at the diamonds in Marion. As the sign says, this is a WIN situation for the railfans at AC today.
CSX coal empties pass Q349, which is making a crew change on the connection track. The C&O CPL's that protect the interlocking are on their last days as the replacements have been installed.