A southbound train begins its climb up Erlanger Hill at Ludlow Yard. In addition to the C40-9W leading the train, the line up of locomotives includes two C39-8's and a high hood SD40-2.
Getting ready for another trip through the Rathole.
Operated long hood forward, in Southern's diesel tradition.
Under cloudy autimn skies, an NS steel coil train heads up Erlanger Hill over the first of several impressive steel trestles.
Pushers on rear of southbound
179 rules the Dayton District. My first train on the CNO&TP is 179, that figures!. Note: This is my first railfan shot out of the state of Ohio.
Northbound #126 is in full dynamics as it crosses the 1st trestle
NS 236, Diveging Clear Ludlow, number one to number two.
SR 7065 GP-50 at the Ludlow e/f. 12MAY85
Nearly at the end of its run, #126 rolls towards the Ohio River bridge and Cincinnati
SP 8646 & NS 1594 in consist.
What a surprise to catch this old pony!!!