The daily local A746 has just finished working Marjam Supply Company and now begins to head back to its cut of cars on the main as indicated by the position of hand throw lever of the silver US&S ... (more)
Third time’s the charm
The Auburn Depot has seen an interesting life since its conception shortly after the railroad built through here in the mid-1800s. The first depot was construct... (more)
The daily local train of A746 runs long-hood forward this afternoon as it brings 14 loads and 5 empties up the hill into Auburn passing the new XXB 114 signal. This new Safetran Vader hood was re... (more)
The newish train symbol of Q615 is again polishing the rails through Auburn after a nearly 10 year hiatus. The return to the past probably won't be said for the classic US&S color light signal on... (more)
A visiting Ferromex SD70ACe lends a helping hand to the clean looking 7706 today as they pull a lengthy 106 car long Q619 through Auburn this afternoon. The train has just come to a stop due to a... (more)
A746 is working on a cold and windy Saturday in Auburn, delivering a pair of center-beams with loads of drywall to the MarJam Supply Company customer. The crew will drop off 2 and pick up 1 as th... (more)
CSX freight train Q614 rolls past the renovated Auburn Depot this evening as it heads north towards the ATL. The depot's days are much brighter now since it was converted into a restaurant a litt... (more)
Motorists traveling on North College street are dealing with a partially activated crossing this evening in Auburn. This little screwup is not the fault of CSX's equipment mind you. The cause of... (more)
A typical lash-up from the early days of CSX before the flood of GE C40s started arriving, this set is led by an SCL GP40, followed by a GP30 still in B&O blue, and either a B23-7 or B30-7 Seaboar... (more)
An afternoon running Q220 rolls into Auburn and past the former Western Railway of Alabama depot located here. Although the depot looks to be in a sad state it will soon be completely renovated a... (more)
No work in Auburn on this day, so the local is really rolling. Looks like a pretty big train (common in those days), so the old EMD probably had a tough go on the 12 mile climb from the Tallapoos... (more)
An SD50 teams with an SD40-2 to take grain loads south on the old West Point Route.
Southbound at North Donahue Drive with a former CR SD70MAC leading. Today the billboard is gone and the surroundings have been fancified with upscale apartments and condos.
Hot Rail The thermal effects of a recent field weld are evident on the web and top of the rail head at this new joint. The rail has just undergone an electric flash-butt welding process f... (more)