After leaving the cut of cars on the left on the siding, OHCR 4092 pulls a few coal hoppers west, to be unloaded in Conesville.
OCHR 4030 which is a SD40-2, and OHCR 4025, which is a SD40T-2 sit on the siding by AEP's Conesville power plant. This power will be used in a few hrs to pull some empty coal hoppers from the plan... (more)
The local heads south out of town with some freight to set out and some coal for Conesville
A pair of SD40-2 that were acquired from Larry's Truck Electric earlier this year lead the Newark-Watkins turn down the NS Western Branch, with the CSX Columbus Sub in the foregrouond.
The Ohio Central crews have tied 4024, 4030, 4022 and 4025 onto a string of coal cars that will be pulled down the line out of the way and tied down for the night.
OHCR 4023 slowly creeps forward, working on unloading these coal hoppers at AEP's power plant in Conesville, this process takes several minutes per car.
OHCR 4092 provides the power today, while they unload a few hoppers full of coal, you can see a large shovel on the building getting ready to scoop a load out of one of the cars, which then will l... (more)
The ECL heads east across the panhandle, with a NS coal train in tow. So far the only Ohio Central engine wearing G&W colors, OHCR 4099 is trailing.
The First Ohio Central locmotive in G&W paint makes a run into columbus with a sister still in Conrail paint.
The sun comes out for a second to light up the nose of OHCR 2175, as the conductor prepares to cut the power from the train, so they can cut more power into the consist. They will be returning to... (more)
Engineer Tim Sposato pulls back on the throttle as we begin our trip out of Byesville.
After interchanging with NS and CSX in Columbus, the Parsons-Watkins Turn rolls back east on the former B&O/PRR C&N Subdivision
Ohio Central RS18 waits for its next assignment at
The Crew of the newley created NPW ( Newark, Parsons Watkins ) turn, the train that now works all of Columbus in one trip has just picked up 2175 to assist B36-7s 3613 and 3616 on thier trip back ... (more)
Ohio Central G5d Pacific approaches Boston Mills on the CVSR during a photo runby on a special run.