Exsersizing trackage rights over CSX between Leipsic and Lima, a southbound extra I&O LNL splits the B&O CPL's at MP 153.5 behind one of the borrowed Ohio Central SD40-2's and the I&O's former Sou... (more)
CSX D743 heads south back to Lima as it passes the B&O CPL's at South Ottawa.
The race is on!!! Q507 on the left and Q501 on the right race side by side as they approach South Deshler.
With a pair of veteran SD40-2's on the point, Q507 heads south through the small town of Cario.
B&O CPL's still stand guard at DT&I junction as Q133 heads south to Cincinnati with a brand new BNSF on the point.
Dawn finds northbound stacks roll under the B&O signal bridge at South Deshler, slowing to take the southeast connection and head for North Baltimore.
Q243 meets Q042 on the south side of Wapak.
Some call it a winter wonderland. Others call it a frozen hell. To the men in the cab of this ex-Conrail SD60, it's just another day at the office. Welcome to winter in Northwest Ohio.
With over 7,000 feet of merchandise at the drawbar, two SD40-2's provide the muscle to get the heavy train up the hill between Leipsic and Ottawa on the former B&O.
Southbound Q339 notches up after clearing the southeast connection in Deshler behind a pair of AC44's.
After dropping off company brass in North Baltimore, the CSX Officers Special train blasts south under the classic B&O signal bridge at South Deshler, while stormy skies move in for the night.
Southbound Q365 rolls into Columbus Grove behind a wild set of CSX power, including a rare B40-8 second out.
Just like it has so many times before, this B&O CPL stands guard over the plant at South Deshler as a fiery sunrise takes place to the east.
Sweet evening light shines across the fields of western Ohio and onto Q231 at South Deshler
Freight moves along B&O territory at South Deshler