Running almost nine hours late, Amtrak's first official southbound Crescent of the year races into the brisk setting sun, doing every bit of track speed through Buford, GA.
Running over four hours late, Amtrak's southbound Crescent is seen charging through Buford, Georgia at track speed, attempting to make up as much time as possible before reaching its termin... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Pennsylvania heritage unit leads NS 173 south through Buford, Georgia on a superb spring day.
Under a pristine blue sky, former CITX SD9043MAC No. 7331 leads 221 through Buford as the train hustles past the bronze statue of Roy Rogers and his palomino horse, Trigger.
A Southern GP35 leads a northbound at Buford.
The Virginian Heritage Unit passes the FreeWill Pentecostal Church, where "God wants full custody, not weekend visits".
Norfolk Southern's Virginian heritage SD70ACe leads train #154 through Buford,GA on its way to Greenville, Charlotte and its terminating point of Linwood,NC.
Chamblee to Buford turn P68 races under the aluminum Southern Railway era bridge at Sugar Hill with one of the few high hood GP38-2s currently serving the Atlanta area leading the way.
The Honoring First Responders unit rolls past the streetlights and neighborhoods of Buford, GA.
A dim and mostly cloudy day finds some color, as the Interstate heritage unit leads a Croxton, NJ-bound 290 though Buford, GA.
On Home Rails Once Again: The classic Southern Crescent paint scheme is seen traversing the former Southern Railway mainline once more, this time in the form of Norfolk Southern's he... (more)
Norfolk Southern's hotshot intermodal 203 is seen racing through downtown Buford as the train makes it's way to Atlanta. About an inch of snow fell the previous night due to the winter storm 'Jona... (more)
Roaring up the hill past Walters is NS train #928 behind a pair of ex Burlington Northern SD60M's and a NS ACe
One of the few UP SD9043MACs to receive the lightning stripe treatment passes the statue of Roy Roger's horse Trigger, which had a custom saddle made at the tannery where I am standing.
A mostly cloudy morning sky gives way to some welcome sunshine as hot intermodal 203 hurries toward Atlanta's Inman Yard behind a rugged spartan cab SD70.