Fans compose their shots as 1293 backs up prior to making a runby.
1293 slowly backs down the new connection track towards the Panhandle. This track was built for the trash trains which arrive from the NS at Mingo Jct.
Eastbound on the Joint Line, this passenger special was the second train in less than an hour!
The Akron Chapter's train heads south on former NYC rails, passing through the farmlands of eastern Ohio.
The skeleton of an old PRR signal bridge still stands guard, a reminder of a bygone era when the Panhandle was a busy mainline.
Finding a steam train on the OC/W&LE joint line was a great surprise - I had no idea it was running until another fan mentioned it to me!
The "Active Crossing" sign is very appropriate, now that trash trains ply this former NYC line.
1293 darkens the sky during an impressive runby in Jewett.
After a photo runby at Miller Station, 1293 continues west along the former PRR Panhandle.
An RS-18 on the front and a 4-6-2 on the back make a unique looking train! The passenger special is shown here passing the junction with the branch to Nelms #2 Mine.
Yes, that is a huge shopping cart/racecar parked in the driveway next to the tracks.
The puff of smoke at far left is from OHCR 1293, bringing up the rear of this eastbound passenger special.