Dwarfed by the setting, NS 145 rolls over the Flats Viaduct.
8,000 horsepower and three cars head west.
An over powered 145 holds east of the drawbridge signal in the background. The bridge is up to let this slow moving stone barge make its way up river and onto Lake Erie.
The hot 145 finally continues her way west as she rumbles over The Cleveland Flats after being held at East Cleveland for the better part of an hour and a half waiting on three eastbounds.
At first light the daily 145 makes her way west toward Bellevue Ohio.
Mixed freight Norfolk Southern train symbol 145 about to cross Columbia Road in Olmsted Falls
Who knows how much longer these classic early 1900's signal stands will keep watch over the interlocking at CP194 on the Norfolk Southern Chicago Line?
NS 145 heads west towards Bellevue with a mammoth train of 2 Dash-9's and 2 cement cars.
145 rolls west in the last light of the day
With her work complete at Rockport yard the 145 is on the move to Bellevue and points west as more snow is dumped on northeast Ohio
With solid UP power the 145 finally has the railroad to Bellevue, this train usually takes the old NKP route but with pickups at Rockport today she is routed via The Chicago Line.
A short westbound with 8000 hp and five cars glides across Rocky River on the old Nickel Plate Mainline as a few people fish on this warm late November day.
A westbound mixed bag is about to cross the Cuyahoga River on the ex-NKP mainline now known as NS's Buffalo Line.