Local Snow Switching. A unique angle on the west end of Oakley Yard at the I-71 bridge. Frigid temps and crisp winter light greet the evening, when most switching operations begin.
Foreign Power on a Loaded Ethanol. UP power hauls this unit train up the approaches to the C&O Bridge over the Ohio River in Downtown Cincy on a frigid January.
20+ Engines. The IORY recently acquired ex-BNSF GE C44-9Ws in addition to various used EMD power. Lots of it sits in waning light on the shortest day of the year!
Afternoon switching. A Geep switches while recently-acquired ex-BNSF GE C44-9Ws and an ex-UP SD60M sit in the yard. The GEs may replace some of the older six-axle EMD's.
Bridge Meet in Bengal Country. A SB manifest meets an NB unit train just north of Longworth Hall, Bengals Stadium, and the C&O bridge.
Black Friday Local. Just leaving 30th street over the Schuylkill River.
All quiet in the Oakley Yard. Midland sub train tied down on a Sunday sunset.
Sunday Downtown Southbound. A manifest notches up the northern approach to the C&O bridge as it heads to Kentucky from the Queensgate Yard. The Bengals played Thursday, so Paycor Stadium i... (more)
Snaking in Sunday Sunlight. A unit train glides down the northern approach to the C&O bridge as it comes from Kentucky to the Queensgate Yard in warm fall light.
Quiet Warm Day in the Yard. On a 70-degree November afternoon, all stands quiet in the yard, with three GE's awaiting assignment and one intermodal stacking to the left.
Southbound Intermodal A double-stack runs on the NS Newcastle Sub towards Winton Place, just north of the Queensgate Yard. CSX and NS share directional running north of the city to Hamilton... (more)
Last Licks of Fall & City RR Ownership Just out of Gest Street Yard, this manifest heads south on the Cincinnati Southern, the fourth in 40 minutes on Veteran's Day. Just days earlier, Cinc... (more)
Leased Engines and Apartments An ex-UP LTEX leaser idles at the eastern head of the yard, adjacent to former Cincinnati Millacron land, redeveloped to apartments, Kroger, restaurants, and ... (more)
Long Hood Forward Fallen Flag. An ex-BN veteran builds a train at the head of the yard, holding up traffic on Highland Ave.
Racks Route to NS. A rack train enters the NS New Castle sub on a quiet Saturday.