OHCR 4602, in faded CSX paint, heads north through the diamonds at LM Cabin as a bit of the Columbus skyline blurs in the background. This regular SD40 was built in 1970 for the L&N and according... (more)
Though an Ohio Central railroad was in existence as early as 1879, there are simply too many conflicts in the railroad time line to improvise a realistic tale of a viable and sovereign Ohio Centra... (more)
Just after sunrise, OHCR SD40-2's 4024 and 3305 roll the Newark-Parsons Turn east with interchange traffic from CSX in Columbus. Former Conrail Super 7 4097 will be handling the chores for the Eas... (more)
Ever dream in color?
The snow is turning to vapor as the GLT rumbles north with coal loads for AEP's Conesville plant.
Ohio Central 4094 and 4098 return from Joyce Iron & Metal down a remnant of the former CA&C. No less then 5 paint schemes are worn by the OC's 9 Super 7's, with 4094 getting it's colors from the s... (more)
Where else do you get to see an F-40PH on a coal train. I loved the old Ohio Central. Crews said the ex-AMT unit was virtually useless with the high gearing. Here the train is about to enter th... (more)
Now this was a passenger train that looks like one. Not likely to be mistaken for an overgrown segmented worm. Thanks for the excellent events and hospitality to Jerry Joe and all OHCR employees... (more)
Ex-CSX, late version of the model.
OHCR 3308 for now leads NS 578-20, which is tied down on the Airport Siding. Soon a crew will show up to take the train over to Moler St and hand it back over to NS.
A local works on the siding just west of Coshocton, as the paper mill in the background releases some steam.
After doing some work at Joyce Iron & Metal, the ECL heads back to the main, with the first Ohio Central engine painted in the G&W paint scheme.
After picking up OHCR 7063 to help pull NS 852 over the panhandle, the conductor protects the reverse movement back to their train.
Heading towards Newark, the ECL made up of two Super 7's, 4095 in as acquired paint, while 4099 wears new G&W paint. The rest of the power is two NS dash 9's and an Ohio Central painted SD40-2.
The first orange Ohio Central unit since the G&W takeover leads another Super 7 southbound on the old CA&C after working Joyce Iron & Metal.