The 233 only a few miles away from Rickebacker now, passes by the intermediate signal at 682, as the sun begins to set.
A long NS 234 pulled by all EMD power heads back out into the open, with the temperature being in the 90's this afternoon, the crew most likely is happy to have a SD60 with air conditioning.
All fueled and recrewed, the 17M heads out from under the Harmon St overpass, as another train waits its turn in the background.
An empty hopper train heads over the old bridge that carries the Northern Sub. over the NS Columbus District. In this lines past life, there were two tracks here.
The NS 852 rolls by in the last light of the day, while one of the two sidings on the right still sees some traffic to the grain elevator, the far right track does not appear to serve anything any... (more)
A long 17M heads by the directional ABS signals on the Columbus District in Elmwood.
The NS 852 having just begun its trip from Portsmouth to Columbus, heads out of town west on the eastbound main, about to head under the US 23 overpass.
The NS 17M nears the end of the bridge, as it heads by one of the wells that supplies the drinking water to Waverly.
A grain train with a single Dash 8 for power heads west over the Scioto River, heading through Chillicothe on the NS Columbus District.
One of the only spots left where sunlight is still making it to the tracks, the setting sun glints off the NS 852 as it continues west by the Waverly signals.
A single AC6000 leads the rare daylight running of the container train on the Northern Sub.
With a newer SD70ACe leading, the NS 852 heads by the Scioto County scenery as it rolls west on the Columbus District.
A few clouds begin to roll in, as the NS 379 rolls by a field on the Sandusky District.
An eastbound passes by AC tower and the old NYC signal that protects the NS diamond, at sunset.
With a little bit of coal dust blowing off, the NS 578 zips around the curves, eastbound on the single main.