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Heavy Train Has To Double Steep Hill, Switch Engine Pulling, 2 Trips To Move Train Over Hill In Ohio
Video posted to Facebook by Jawtooth on January 7, 2021. Description from posts.

Small switcher locomotive, MP15DC, pulling heavy loaded train up a steep grade has to double the hill. American Short Line Railroading at its best! This is a Cincinnati Ohio railroad line on the old Norfolk & Western Railway. This branch line is leased from Norfolk Southern and operated by the Cincinnati Eastern Railroad CCET. This line is so curvy and hilly that it is called The Peavine Line. See my playlists for this railroad. I filmed this on January 4, 2020. This was the first train of the year for this line. The train started the day by picking up 18 cars from the Norfolk Southern interchange at Clare Yard ( see my video ). After leaving 7 cars near their office on Broadwell Road near Newtown, Ohio, the train took 11 loaded cars to Batavia, Ohio. The boxcars have rolls of paper and the covered hopper cars have a gritty material. First we see the whole train at a crossing near Batavia. Next we see the locomotive take the first cut of 5 cars over a bridge crossing Main Street in Batavia. Then we see the train go under us as it crests the top of the grade near the customer destination of Huhtamaki and Mount Carmel Group at the old Batavia Ford Plant. Then we see the locomotive running lite down the hill across Main Street to get the next cut. Next we see the last cut of 6 cars crossing the bridge over Main street again. After that I filmed the train approaching the top of the grade at Summit Road in Batavia. The final shots show the train reversing into the Huhtamaki compound and the outro has scenes of the train approaching Batavia and the typical slide show that I make. There are also before and after shots of the rail. After the crew got the 11 cars up the hill, they shut the locomotive down for the day at Huhtamaki and returned the next morning to do the switching. On January 5, 2021 the switcher ran lite to Winchester Ag and picked up 8 loads of grain and shut down at Mt Zion. See my future video of this train returning with the grain loads on January 6, 2021. Thanks for watching! Check out this video of a train interrupting Santa Light Up LaGrange Celebration! Please thumbs up and watch another JawTooth video to help my channel.

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Location: Peavine Date: 1/4/2021
Source: Jaw Tooth / Brian Gibson Collection (
Photo ID: 2293
Video Link: View Video!
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