With the city skyline looming in the background, NS 178 rolls northward through Lexington Yard as it heads for the Queen City with the Original NS heritage unit leading
The NS First Responders unit leads northbound 178 as it accelerates its train out of town.
NS 178 rolls through South Fork with a brand new GE ET44AC leader. One of NS 3624's first revenue trains, and the very first on the CNO&TP.
A nice KCS Southern Belle leads eastbound mixed freight 178 through Fremont, Ohio on a nice picture-perfect late summer morning.
The BNSF "Golden Swoosh" is on the point of this Detroit to Bellevue manifest on a frigid January morning.
NS 178 from Detroit to Bellevue rolls east under the classic NYC signal bridge at Vickers with a nice set of EMD standard cabs, an SD70, SD40-2, GP38-2, SD70 combo.
Some fall color in Toledo.
NS 178 rolls into Fremont with a pair of GE's on the point.
Our chase of 178 with a rare set of SD80MAC's began at Vickers Junction, as the pair passes under the New York Central style signal bridge at CP 285.
SD80MAC's aren't all too common in the flat lands of Ohio anymore, so fellow RP contributor Aaron Border and I jumped on the chase. Here the pair is seen passing a patriotic barn north of Fremont.
178 passes the hulk of a Penn Central E8 as it eases into Bellevue...a study in contrast between different eras of EMD locomotive design.
On the return portion of their rare trip to Ohio and Michigan, this pair of NS SD80MAC's led mixed bag 178 down the Toledo District towards Bellevue. Once there, they will be sent back to the coal... (more)
A pair of 80MAC's make it back to their old stomping grounds on the Chicago main in Toledo!