After getting this guy in Lima we chased it down I-75 to Swanders which is a small hamlet south of Wapakoneta. We made it just in time after getting stuck in traffic from two separate accidents. T... (more)
After sitting in the siding at Cairo for about two hours, CSX Q143 wastes no time getting back underway as they pass the interlocking at the north end of Lima Yard.
CSX Q509-04 splits the B&O color position lights at the north end of the siding at Ottawa with an SD40-2 of L&N heritage leading the charge.
After a lengthy wait north of the diamond to allow congestion between CSX trains D743, K172, Q351, and Q561 to clear up at South Deshler, the southbound Geometry Train gets back on the move throug... (more)
A classic CPL guides a southbound grain train as it breaks through a quiet early morning.
The dwarf at Deshler and an almost full moon shine bright on a silent, tranquil night along the old B&O.
A southbound rack train makes its way down the CSX Toledo Subdivision on a sunny Winter afternoon, passing the Baltimore & Ohio CPL's south of Ottawa, Ohio.
Breaking up the monotony of GE widecabs, two leased EMD's provide the muscle for Q365, pounding the diamond at Leipsic Junction and passing under the soon-to-be-replaced CPL's guarding the NKP/B&O... (more)
M342 passes the B&O signals at S. Ottawa on its way north from Cincinnati.
Southbound Q339 pulls out of the siding at South Ottawa behind an oddball lashup consisting of a former Burlington Northern SD70MAC, a NS Dash 9, a CSX MP15DC, and a CEFX AC44.
D743 charges south with double SP units on the point. Pretty cool to see these around in 2015, 19 years after SP vanished.
Q501 rumbles across the NKP with CSX 688 in charge of a large train. Also providing power is a random CSX D8 and NREX 8628, 2706, 2683, 2734, and 2711 all in SP paint.
Coming out of the thickest fog I've ever seen, Q231 wastes no time getting underway after meeting Q506 just north of here. With the correct leader they notch up towards Deshler and points south.
Q231 flies southward through Tontogany at track speed passing under the B&O installed CPL which for now still stands. The mast facing north was replaced earlier this year due to a derailment and t... (more)