A pair of wide cab Dash 9's lead this pig train though Columbus.
NS 6161, 6162 and 3211 pull NS 304 past Cooke Rd while NS 17R with all CN power waits for a crew change.
A loaded CSX coal train passes the old NYC signals at Cooke Rd, while the snow that has not blown away, melts.
13J kicks up what snow is on the ground, as more snow continues to fall.
234 being lead by a new ES40 goes though the icy Cooke Rd crossing as the railfans that were here before me footprints are visible in the first snowfall of this year.
With all the traffic on the NS Sandusky line, the rails are shiny as can be for shots like this.
NS 305 with all BNSF power sits a few ft away from the Cooke Rd crossing, because it went in emergency, you can see the conductor walking the train about a quarter mile down, by the signal.
A train of mixed freight stops at Cooke Rd to wait for congestion through downtown to clear up.
A pair of new KCS engines sit idle at Cooke Rd.
A new KCS engine still in primer sits idle at Cooke Rd. on the NS Sandusky line.