Posts Tagged ‘Rittman Ohio’

EL Monday: Excursion on the Ex-Erie Mainline

September 19, 2022

Akron & Barberton Belt SW1500 Nos. 1501 and 1502 are leading an excursion train on the former Erie Railroad and later Erie Lackawanna mainline east of Rittman on Nov. 16, 1984. These became Akron Barberton Cluster Railway Nos. 1501 and 1502.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

CSX Westbound in Rittman, Sterling

October 20, 2021

This trio of photographs features the same CSX westbound manifest freight in two locations on the New Castle Subdivision. The top image shows the train passing the salt plant in Rittman. The middle image is a roster shot of lead locomotive C40-8 No. 7528. The bottom image was made in Sterling.

Photographs by Robert Farkas