The ECL sits on the Blacklick siding ready to begin the day of switching out the industries on Ohio Centrals panhandle line in Columbus.
The East Columbus Local passes a line of SD40-2s waiting for helper assignments on its way to service Cargill salt and Pepsi.
Due trains being backed up everywhere today, CBT-17 is finally on the move again heading home on the Buckeye line.
Ohio Central 4023 shares the shop with Nickel Plate Berk 763 in the begaining stages of restoration. Ahead of her B36-7 3613 is also in the shop. In front of 763 is GP38 2175 in the prosses of bei... (more)
Helper power ready to leave the yard in Newark will run light to Columbus and be added to a NS coal train that will make its way across the Ohio Central panhandle line. 4029 is former CP 5855.
Heading back to Ohio Central long hood forward, we are about to drop the signal at MP 138, cross Marconi Blvd and head back into the tunnel.
Almost at the end of the tunnel that goes under Nationwide Blvd, Front St and a parking garage, before we cross Marconi Blvd at grade.
GTW #6325, rods down and drivers blurred. A Railroad: Ohio CentralLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Port Washington, Ohio, USALocomotive #: GTW 6325Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June, 2002
CBT-17 rounds the curve by Harper Rd heading west to Buckeye Yard.
Ohio Central waits by the Phillipi Rd crossing to get into Buckeye Yard, they were forced to wait here for 5 hrs due to a derailment at the hump.
OHCR 4030, 7137, and 4602 sit on the siding by Joyce Ave and await another though NS coal train to be cut onto for additional power across the Ohio Central Panhandle line.
The conductor of today's buckeye turn climbs back onboard, as they sit and wait for their signal to leave OC's tracks and get on the NS Dayton District.
The ECL sits tied down for the day on the Blacklick siding, the trailer to the right is the office for the ECLs crew. The only spot not covered in deep snow is where the ECL was sitting before the... (more)
I stumbled upon a cold but operable 4-6-0 1551 at Coshoctan in the days before OHCR stored their equipment at Morgan Run.