After getting stopped for speeding and let off with a warning, fellow RP contributor Anthony Randall and I hurried to Philo to intercept some eastbound coal loads.
Norfolk Southern power heads up a southbound CN manifest.
A new GEVO wearing fresh paint does the honors of today's M342.
BNSF power heads up an eastbound NS manifest as it prepares to cross the CN main line.
After stopping and waiting on traffic north of town, a powder river coal train finally gets a signal to head south.
Engine 5458 sits on a side track awaiting its next assignment while an EMD leader hustles some empties south on track 1. The tracks in the foreground allow interchange with the Wheeling & Lake Eri... (more)
The Kentucky Derby train makes an appearance in central Ohio.
The geometry train starts to slow down as it prepares to enter Delaware siding at CP-111.
The CSX geometry train does every bit of 60 mph as it heads "west" (geographic south) on the former NYC line.
The geometry train traverses Delaware siding and passes the former CCC&StL station.
An intermodal train throttles up as it crosses the Olentangy River and leaves downtown Columbus. This part of the former C&O still retains a couple original eastbound signals on main 2.
NS 170 takes delivery of 7 of the SD80MACs recently acquired from CSX. Here it is seen getting ready to enter Watkins Yard in Columbus, OH.
One of Norfolk Southern's geometry trains hustles past the Iron Triangle Rail Park.
A southbound manifest puts out a little exhaust as the day draws to a close.
The Reading heritage unit leads some freight around the bend at CP-Worthington after waiting for CSX cross traffic. The signals at this location are all new, having been put in within the last yea... (more)