Hotshot intermodal 212, led by a former Conrail Dash 8, passes by a ripening field of corn and the iconic peach sign at Hill Top Orchards at the Hall/Banks county line.
A Southern train comes around the east leg of Howell Wye.
Southern 4501 heads into bright afternoon sun just north of Atlanta. The Southern then and Norfolk Southern now enter double track from single at this point.
Southern 4501 is really rolling through Alto on the excellent Southern main line.
Many locals have turned out to see Southern 4501 roll through Westminster with an excursion for Atlanta. This was a two day, one way ferry move from Winston-Salem, NC through Greenville, SC to Atl... (more)
The SOUTHERN CRESCENT rolls westbound through Norcross on the last lap to Atlanta in an early morning scene. My 1972 Volvo 142 was still new.
Savannah and Atlanta 4-6-2 750 passes beneath the signal bridge at Norcross where the Southern goes from double to single track. The excursion was bound for Gainesville, GA
Savannah and Atlanta 4-6-2 750 departs Atlanta with an excursion for Gainesville, GA
The CRESCENT departs Atlanta behind a fresh green E8 and another unit. The Southern was just beginning to paint the passenger units green once again and this was before the Southern Crescent scrip... (more)
There is ample power on the front of the PIEDMONT, Southern's secondary train to Washington. This area is all developed now with MARTA running beside and over the NS main.
The lead E8A on northbound Crescent catches a ray of late evening sunlight as it snakes its train into Chamblee, an Atlanta suburb that - at the time of this photo - was on the far northeast edge ... (more)
P16 awaits permission to start setting off cars, while the conductor prepares to get out of the ex-BN SD40-2 and throw switches.
P16's conductor guides the train back to set off three covered hoppers at the Mar-Jac yard.
After assembling their train in Lula, one of the many locals from Gainesville hurries down to Maysville to set off at the cars at the Mar-Jac mill yard.
Having just met NS 237 at CP Baldwin, NS 154 has a clear signal in track 2 while running right at 20 minutes behind NS M72.