Back in 2005, three leased Ohio Central units head west through Joliet yard.
Ohio Central's (G&W) Newark to Watkins (NS) turn departs Newark for Columbus with a colorful consist. This train is operating on the former Pennsy Panhandle route.
In the quickly fading last light of a very hod and muggy day, train ZVNL departs Zanesville with a load of trash bound for the Tunnel Hill dump outside New Lexington OH. This train runs push pull ... (more)
After fighting nearly half an hour, with 2 helpers on the rear, to get over 100 cars to the top of the former B&O Ohio Division grade of Madeira Hill, the 3 SD40-2's and GP50 on the point of the I... (more)
After stopping to add a helper set on the rear, the I&O's Washington Court House Turn charges up Madeira Hill in Madisonville on the Midland Sub, rounding a curve and passing the old B&O CPL Dista... (more)
A Super-7 shows off Conrail heritage in Zanesville.
(It should be noted, the yard tracks pictured end in front of me and I am on a public road.)
Thank you Jerry Joe wherever you are. I will remember Ohio Central in the early 2000s as I imagine older fans remember such operations as the Louisiana Easternin the early sixties.
Ex Yankeetown Dock, ex NC Ports, this unit may never have operated on OHCR. Jerry Joe was a collector.
Ohio Central SD40-2 4030, which has been assigned to the Indiana & Ohio Railway for the last several years, pulls a cut of cars from Oakley Yard through the interlocking at East Norwood, splitting... (more)
OHCR leads the NPT across the Scioto River and on towards CSXT's Parson Yard on a late October afternoon.
Ohio Central 4030 looks lost sitting in Cincinnati under Threatening looking skies.
Ohio Central 4024 leads the second cut of coal cars back to the main as it twists and turns along the Cadiz Branch.
The Ohio Central's (G&W) Burr Oak Turn begins its descent out of Buckingham Coal Co. and towards the KNWA (NS-W. Va. Secondary) mainline south of Corning this afternoon.
The Ohio Central's (G&W) Burr Oak Turn idles after loading it's train at Buckingham Coal Co. south of Corning this afternoon. A Columbus bound Kanawha River Railroad freight had the track to New ... (more)
Two Ohio Central Super-7s squeal around the hills on the old B&O line to Cambridge.