The deformed, twisted, kinked rails of the Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway wait for the next train, which will not be for a while, as the train visible on the horizon has derailed, a victim o... (more)
A frigid Saturday morning finds the ND&W working east out of Okolona. Notice the severe lean of the train, a sign of the rough track conditions that plague this stretch of shortline railroading.
PREX 1603 leads 10 cars for Napoleon as they head east as they pass through the small town of Okolona. The scene is level. Train, not so much.
Heading east for Napoleon with 10 boxcars for Advanced Drainage Systems, the ND&W wobbles out of Okolona with PREX 1603, a former Seaboard GP16, in the lead. The scene is level... The train is not... (more)
Peoria & Western Railway's Jake Streitmatter watches for traffic west of New Philadelphia, as he rides aboard GP16 1603, now dead in consist due to problems on a hill earlier in the trip. The Cant... (more)