Union Pacific's "Salad Shooter" rockets eastbound into the early morning sun on the outskirts of Holgate, Ohio with UP 1996, the Southern Pacific heritage unit, in the lead.
Right place, right time. Not long before sunrise, the sky is ablaze with color as a westbound coal drag rolls across the former B&O mainline to Chicago.
A pair of BNSF EMDs bring some coal loads east through the farm fields of western Ohio on a cool spring morning.
On a blustery cold day in January a CSX eastbound makes its way across Northwest Ohio.
Sometimes its cold. Sometimes the wind blows really hard. And sometimes it's both!
At this point, these three big AC motors are still notched up and working hard to get back up to track speed... But in just a few moments, the train will go into emergency after being stabbed by t... (more)
Phosphate loads for the south are seen here moving eastbound through Holgate.
Empty oil cans charge out of Holgate behind a colorful trio of GE's, the leader being the Interstate heritage unit.
A few moments away from sunset, two AC44's pilot an empty phosphate train towards Holgate and the turn south onto the Toledo Sub at Deshler.
Q146 passes an old farm just east of Holgate, Ohio on the CSX Garrett Sub.
Q171 passes a frozen pond west of Holgate, Ohio on the CSX Garrett Sub.
As Q163 races west across the former B&O Chicago mainline, a fiery sunset sets the sky ablaze on a bitterly cold evening in the farmlands of northwest Ohio.
A beautiful November evening finds an alternately scheduled Q500 rolling west on the Garrett Sub, passing a barn and pond on an abandoned residence in rural Henry County.
A peaceful evening on the Armbruster Farm is momentarily disturbed by the passing of N990, a coal train loaded in the Powder River Basin.