Heading for Dayton and points south. The second unit (road slug rebuilt from a GP30) was delivered about 50 years ago, and likely wore the 'Sunburst' paint scheme when new.
The last light of a pleasant November afternoon catches a grain train coming around the curve at East Broadway on the Toledo Terminal on its way to Lima.
Grain extra G796 is heading down the Toledo Terminal as it pounds the diamond at GTW crossing just South of CN's Lang yard.
Grain train G796 needs no help today with three motors for the Duff Mountain grade. Good thing as the helper crew has just turned their motor and the helper equipment isn't cooperating.
Grain train G796 prepares to trip the Lafollette defect detector in sweet evening light. The move has traversed rough mountainous terrain before drifting down into the lowlands off the Cumberlan... (more)
Dwarfed by a huge bluff of Cumberland Plateau sandstone, grain train G796 blasts out of Hickory Creek #2 tunnel. The crew has already called for the helper as it nears Duff Mountain.