This "Gray train" has the Lackawanna Heritage unit leading this fine winter afternoon. Just ahead this Shire Oaks bound empty man will take the connection at CP Wing for the Port Perry Branch.
A going away photo of CSX train X791, eleven dead former BNSF GP-30u and GP-35 units destined for the LTEX facility near Lordstown, Ohio. The former B&O Nova tower still stands...barely!
Close up of the snow covered nose of former GSWR FP9 6308 sitting in the CSX Lordstown, Ohio yard. It is bound for nearby LTEX. The crew of the CSX train that set them off used the wipers so they ... (more)
Wheeling 2679, one of the former red and yellow painted ex Southern GP35's, has been rebuilt with a low short hood, dash 3 electronics, and a new number and paint job. Shown here on the southbound... (more)
BF 53 sits on a track that sees few freight trains, the Amtrak connection between CP 122 and Drawbridge in Cleveland. That's the station off to the right and Browns Stadium in the background.
A comparison of old and new EMD noses as NS train #184 passes a former PC E8 waiting for some attention from the Mad River folks.
A returning OCS deadhead move meets the research train at CP 86 in Ravenna, Ohio. The test train, running as a BR61, would follow the OCS and a mail train east to Alliance.
One of the Met Life "Snoopy" blimps was in town for the pro golf tournament. On a visit to the Akron Fulton Muni Airport to photograph the airship I was able to catch the southbound Canton train p... (more)
NS 8719 had an axle freeze up, so Hulcher was called in to lift the unit so an idler axle could be installed for a trip to the locomotive shop.
Three elephant style EMDs lead 18A slowly past a switch replacement project. Note the old switch has been removed on number 2 track.
Westbound empty stone hoppers pass high above the Ohio and Erie Canal in Akron, Ohio.
A pair of Soo Line white and red SD60's are the sole power on this CSX westbound as it passes over the Marcy bridge on the former Conrail Short Line, now the CSX main through Cleveland.
The silos of Essroc dominate the background in this shot of the "oil train" passing through Middlebranch,Ohio on it's southbound run.
Goodyear blimp N3A, the "Spirit of Goodyear", glides in for a landing at the Wingfoot Lake field as a Wheeling southbound reflects in the water.
Three signs of spring in this shot- a flowering tree, new ties to be installed, and the westbound Kentucky Derby train.