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  1. A friendly wave

    A friendly wave

    CSX Freight
  2. DSP5403


    Berea Ohio. I wish I could find a place in the Chicago area that offered the photography fun of Berea Ohio. If anyone has any suggestions please post them.
  3. CSX train of tank cars

    CSX train of tank cars

    Shot out in Berea Ohio. Nice long lens shot to compress the image.
  4. Snow Scene.......

    Snow Scene.......

    BNSF 6938 and RLCX 8503 sit idle with a medium size train at the hill/curve in Berea, Ohio due to a blown airhose. Note the crew member to the left of the loco. This train had a CSX caboose at the end!!!!!!
  5. PLAQUE!!


    A newly installed plaque lies in Berea, Ohio honoring Dave McKay. He was a railfan that logged over 9,000 train photos and in any weather condition. Visit Berea if you wish to see it. It's very neat and interesting!
  6. At the Earthen Mound!!

    At the Earthen Mound!!

    Here is a shot looking east from the earthen mound a mile west of Berea hotspot.
  7. General CSX Stack

    General CSX Stack

    A general CSX stack train rolls west across Front St. in Berea with more 6000 horsepower AC units.
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    A Pumpkin followed by a red/silver warbonnet. Sweet, but the order should be reversed.
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    Sunday morning east bound container.
  10. WLE


    WLE Coke train heads east past the Berea Tower
  11. Lakeshore Limited

    Lakeshore Limited

    4 hour late Amtrak Lakeshore Limited West past the Berea Tower
  12. Berea Interlocking, Ohio

    Berea Interlocking, Ohio

    CR Eastbound Intermodal Train rumbles through Berea Interlocking, Ohio
  13. Berea Interlocking, Ohio

    Berea Interlocking, Ohio

    CR Eastbound Vehicle Train rumbles through Berea Interlocking, Ohio
  14. Westbound Intermodal

    Westbound Intermodal

    Westbound CSX train heading into Berea Interlocking
  15. Early Spring Snowstorm

    Early Spring Snowstorm

    2 NS units and a CSX unit lead a CSX train west through Berea
  16. Late evening

    Late evening

    A short NS train heads west past Front St. at Berea
  17. Through the snow

    Through the snow

    CSX 4809 blasts through a winter snowstorm in Berea.
  18. Changing Lanes

    Changing Lanes

    W&LE 300 and UP 300 (which is W&LE Owned) cross over from CSX to NS in Berea.
  19. Foreign Power

    Foreign Power

    CP Rail rolls through Berea towards Rockport yard on NS
  20. fire in the hole!!!!

    fire in the hole!!!!

    NS heads through Berea as it blows a turbo!!! is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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