A pair of SD70M-2s lead a grain train through Marion on a foggy afternoon in January.
NS 13J heads west on the Sandusky line, making its way through Marion. This train runs from Columbus to Gibson, IL
Looking through a window of the past at a train of the present. A southbound NS train goes by AC Tower, ready to take over control of the diamonds if necessary.
Being hit by dozens of trains a day wears out the diamonds in Marion, so they need welded up and ground flush monthly like this one.
218 running left just like most everything today passes the old NW signals that protect the diamonds.
NS 13V heads though Marion on the NS Sandusky line, past AC tower.
A standard cab dash 9 leads NS 861 over the diamond in Marion.
The interlocking handles of AC Tower are no longer used by the railroad to operate the diamonds of Marion, but they are still located in AC Tower and are still operational. The tower has been in ... (more)
A westbound CSX train on the Indianapolis line heads past the signals that protect the diamonds by Marion Union Station.
NS 850 pulls its coal loads though Marion on the NS Sandusky line, while another railfan takes his shot from the Erie caboose that sits on the Union Station grounds.
The race is on! Two SD40-2s running long hood forward race each other to the diamond on the N&W line in Marion. Both had been stopped a couple hundred feet back, but are now putting on a show fo... (more)
A GE charges north over the diamonds and past AC Tower.
Three NS and one UP unit travel north through Marion on the old Norfolk and Western line.
Catching the last rays of sun, two beautiful highhoods cross the CSX backwards with a southbound train.
With yet another plain black NS scheme with no nose light, one must thing a little out of the box.