With their second unit encountering engine problems, Q339's lead motor is doing all the work as the lengthy train climbs out of Leipsic, knocking down the B&O CPL's at "XN," where the I&O main can... (more)
The conductor of D743 climbs aboard their lead unit after working the fertilizer plant at the north end of Ottawa siding.
After delays on their run from Avon the previous night, Q218 was outlawed at Galatea allowing for a rare daylight run up the Toledo Branch. With their destination of Stanley Yard less than 20 mile... (more)
BLE 902 and company knock down the signal as they roll alongside Angling Road, surrounded by the fantastic fall color near Pennside.
A herd of cows take a moment to check out the guys with cameras, while 9,000 horses roar through the valley below with an ore train bound for U.S.S. in Pittsburgh.
There's no better way to try something new, than to try it out on a train barely moving at jogging speed! The MAW creeps alongside County Road M1 with one of their former Santa Fe geeps up front.
With all their work complete on the east side of town, the MAW heads west through what was once a small yard, but today is nothing but weeds. Meanwhile, old glory flies high above the local VFW ha... (more)
Heading east to switch the industrial park in Napoleon, the MAW crew slowly crawls out of Okolona with one of their former Santa Fe GP7U's up front. The white truck along the side of the road is t... (more)
It's just another day at work for the engineer aboard one of the Maumee & Western's two former Santa Fe GP7U's as he carefully guides his train over the poorly maintained mainline near Okolona. Th... (more)
With fall colors starting to pop all around, T913 rolls through the bean fields near the farming community of Standley. Soon, these fields will be harvested and another cycle will be complete.
A peaceful evening on the Armbruster Farm is momentarily disturbed by the passing of N990, a coal train loaded in the Powder River Basin.
Coming down the hill north of Butler, three Bessemer workhorses have 70+ loads of iron ore at the drawbar as they come under an ancient searchlight cantilever.
With their work complete at the sprawling Protec steel plant, L7M passes by the newer mill and it's older brother in West Leipsic on a gorgeous fall afternoon.
With 52 loads and 10 empties at the drawbar, L7M rolls alongside Railroad Street in the village of Edgerton, Indiana. The easternmost edge of town is also the state line with Ohio.
In the golden light of a late summer evening, westbound 307 rolls through the truss bridges spanning the Auglaize River in the small town of Oakwood. Inside the cab of the freshly repainted C40-9,... (more)