Having departed the yard in Portsmouth a few minutes earlier, the NS 170 continues westbound on the Columbus district by Cook Rd.
The Q636 with a single AC6000 for power rolls past what was one of Marion Power Shovel's building, which now has been reduced to rubble.
The 765 nears Lucasville, running next to US 23, I wonder how much of that traffic is the railfans trying to chase this train..
NKP 765 splits the signals at Elmwood, as it passes through rural Pickaway County.
After setting off a bunch of stacks, the 233 works on shoving some empty cars onto one of Rickenbacker Yards storage tracks, and soon will be pulling out with the stacks to the right.
A pair of dash 9's running elephant style pull the NS 218 east on the Columbus District.
The sun shines for a few minutes on an otherwise cloudy evening, as a coal train passes by an abandoned windmill in a soybean field.
Empty hopper train NS 749 passes by the Elmwood signal, in the very late evening light.
The NS 854 makes an appearance over at Rohr Rd, as this crew inches closer to there destination of Watkins Yard.
Eastbound coal train heads over the State Route 207 overpass, on a super hot summer afternoon.
Westbound coal loads head by the old cantilever signals at RA.
The NS 116 rolls under the new cantilever signals that are all installed, and ready to go, soon the old CPL in the background will be coming down.
The last of the parade of three west bounds, the NS 189 heads out of the woods and makes an appearance by Toad Hollow Rd.
The 233 doing every bit of the 60mph track speed, prepares to overtake a few cars headed northbound on US 23, and pass though Lucasville.
With some luck, the 234 makes its appearance while the sun is shining down by the tracks, as it rolls through Pike County on the Columbus District.