A single locomotive powers empty hopper train NS 861 eastbound on the NS Chicago Line moving through the Battery Park neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio
A paint chipped EMD and a Southern Belle GE sit on the south end of Shire Oaks Yard waiting for their turn to head down the former PRR/MGA mainline.
A beat up BNSF dash 9 provides the power for the NS 861, which consists of beat up empty NS Top Gons.
In one of the few pockets of sunshine on an otherwise dreary day, 861 passes through Nolan with an SD70 on the point.
NS 861 passes over the long bridge over State Route 180 and the Kinnikinnick creek as it heads east.
A ES44AC leads a train of empty hoppers under the rusty CSX Northern Sub bridge.
Coal empties, and coke loads meet at CP Craft, giving off a lot of heat on a cool afternoon.
A standard cab dash 9 leads NS 861 over the diamond in Marion.
NS 11M is rolling West towards Toledo yard ahead while empty coal train NS 861 heads East with NS 2675 leading in this view from the Curtis St. pedestrian bridge.
NS 861 is heading East into the rising sun as it rolls through Toledo. In the background is the old NKP bridge that still stands just East of the Anthony Wayne Trail.
Several years ago this was a quiet, hassle-free spot to occasionally photograph trains; however as of March 2010, you will immediately be confronted and questioned by the adjacent land owner. And... (more)
Empties shake, rattle, and roll eastbound at what appeared to be maximum posted track speed.
All nine cars of the special are visible here as the special turns right onto the former Panhandle Main.
Passengers get a great view of the steel industry as the train passes by a Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel mill.