CSX works on doing an exchange with NS in Renick Yard, as the NS MOW crew works on installing replacement ties.
Heading out of the shadows and into the light, the NS 82W passes an open field, that soon will be green with this years crops.
The NS 578 heads east down the single main, around one of many curves, and by the only spot on the Columbus district that has a view like this.
More than half way from Columbus to Portsmouth, a pair of GP38-2s provide the power for the NS L55, next to the Scioto River, visiable to the right.
Eastbound empty hoppers roll by the classic C&O signals at Vauces.
With loads of grain from Michigan for Hamlet, NC. CSX train G900 rolls east on the former C&O Northern Subdivision.
Classic power leads the G900 under the classic C&O signals at ZK Cabin on the Northern Sub.
The NS 234 rounds the bend, passing the Higby signal, and running parallel to Higby Rd, on a very nice afternoon.
The NS 186 heads out from under US 23, and passes over the snow covered farm crossing, as it heads east on the Columbus District.
The NS 234 heads down the single main south of Chillicothe, on the most scenic stretch of the NS Columbus District, with an old dash 8 that could really use a paint job leading.
The 234 starts into the curve by MP 662, eastbound on the Columbus District.
An old standard cab Dash 9 leads the NS 186 through the snow covered Renick Yard in Chillicothe.
Rolling through Vauces, the G862 passes by what was a cornfield a few months ago, now it is empty field, with a few inches of the stalks, covered by a light dusting of snow.
A local heads north on Higby Rd, while the NS 851 heads around the long curve, heading east towards Portsmouth.
NS train 186 (Chicago - Linwood, NC) rolls out of Chillicothe with the Glatfelter paper mill in the background. Due to congestion on the Sandusky District west of Columbus, the crew is running sho... (more)