The only westbound of the evening lights up the diamonds as it passes slowly over them.
Two GEs haul a heavy steel slab train through Marion.
The first train of the day became two, that met 90 feet from the diamonds, it doesn't get much better.
Tying for the highest number engine I have seen, BNSF 9998 and an unlikely partner head south with an empty NS coal train.
Two SD70s pass the old signals in Marion.
Two SD70s are preparing to hit the diamonds in Marion.
A wide angle shot of an autorack taken from AC Tower as it pounds the diamonds in Marion.
An ex-SOU unit pours smoke as it powers up to do more work south on the local that would not go away.
An autorack roars through Marion as seen from AC Tower.
Eastbound EL hopper train departing Marion passes AC tower. Kodachrome II, Yashica TL.
With a friendly wave from the Conductor, this hopper train pounds the diamonds at Marion, overseen by the Operator perched above in AC Tower.
NS tonnage clatters over the diamonds at Marion headed north.
Pounding the diamonds in Marion, a Conrail train gets clearance past AC Tower.
It’s a cold rainy January night in Marion, and AC tower is looking mighty nice and warm inside. It’s been 13 years since Conrail vacated AC tower in favor of a dispatching desk in Indianapolis. To... (more)
An NS westbound hitting the diamonds of Marion behind AC Tower