PREX 3001 in new Pioneer Lines paint.
A Gettysburg GP7 keeps company with a former Santa Fe GP20 in Defiance Ohio.
Two of the same breed... Napoleon Defiance & Western 1606, and 103. Sit in the yard waiting for their next assignments.
A frigid Saturday morning finds the ND&W working east out of Okolona. Notice the severe lean of the train, a sign of the rough track conditions that plague this stretch of shortline railroading.
PREX 1603 leads 10 cars for Napoleon as they head east as they pass through the small town of Okolona. The scene is level. Train, not so much.
Heading east for Napoleon with 10 boxcars for Advanced Drainage Systems, the ND&W wobbles out of Okolona with PREX 1603, a former Seaboard GP16, in the lead. The scene is level... The train is not... (more)
Oooooops... A little shake-up in the daily routine has occurred as the ND&W's former Santa Fe GP20 finds itself a little "off track." Not entirely sure what has happened here just yet, but it look... (more)
On Christmas Eve, PREX 3054 a GP20, leads a train towards Napoleon on Pioneer Rail's Napoleon, Defiance and Western. Here the train passes through the sleepy town of Okalona, Ohio made even more s... (more)
On Christmas Eve, PREX 3054 a GP20, leads a train into Napoleon on Pioneer Rail's Napoleon, Defiance and Western. Believe it or not, as recently as 5 years ago the Napa here received boxcar loads ... (more)
There are not many places where you can be on a train chase and stop mid chase for a beer and still have plenty of time for your shot, but the slow moving Napoleon, Defiance and Western, the forme... (more)
While a Pioneer brother sits on one of the yard tracks, the 1601 west crosses 5th Street and enters the old Wabash yard in Defiance.
Fallen leaves rest along the banks of the "muddy Maumee" as the ND&W train from Napoleon rolls through the truss bridge overhead.
The Napoleon, Defiance and Western is switching the Johns Manville plant in Defiance.
It's OK, Pioneer GP20 3054 is still on the rails and the train behind it will follow right along. This is probably the worst spot on the Napoleon, Defiance and Western and downright terrifying to ... (more)
A westbound rolls through napoleon past some much needed track equipment.