A look at 'North Yard' on the K&A side of town
CSX SD70ACe #4835 (one of twenty CSX ACes) on the point of road local L580 (Atlanta,GA - Nashville,TN). This train sets out in Cartersville,GA and picks up in Tullahoma,TN.
The northbound L&N Southland--a Tampa/St. Pete to the Midwest train handled by the L&N between Cincinnati and Atlanta--swings off the NC&StL main line at Cartersville onto the "New Line" to Etowah... (more)
A spring break in 1992 found me in Cartersville for a few hours one morning. CSX managed to put a couple trains past and I shot this southbound rack train led by 8069 and 7049 passing through whil... (more)
Louisville & Nashville SD40 #1248, running as L&N Extra 1248 South, leads a coal train downtown. L&N SD40 #1248 was built August 1970 and later became SBD/CSX 8324
Louisville & Nashville GP9 #2400 was built February 1956 as Louisville & Nashville #449; then became L&N #524. Upon formation of Seaboard System, unit became SBD #2400
A southbound autorack train passes by the world's first Coca-Cola outdoor wall advertisement.
Louisville & Nashville SD40-2 #3556, along with a C30-7/U30C pair of GE's, hustle Kentucky coal southbound towards Atlanta. #3556 later became CSX #8184. CSX selected the unit for its SD40-3 reb... (more)
Three Louisville & Nashville SD40-2's speed a Chicago bound piggyback train thru Junta Junction in north Cartersville, GA. #3588 later became CSX #8216
Chattanooga bound #686 is about 500 feet past Junta, the junction of lines from Atlanta and to Knoxville and Chattanooga
Local train A700 splits the signals at WA Wye as it prepares to depart the W&A subdivision main line and roll into the yard at Cartersville.
CSX 3303,5532 work south through Cartersville with mixed freight. The trailing GE sure could use a trip to the paint booth.
"Doll Arm" signal; blue light indicates that there is a track between the signal mast and the track to which the signal indication applies.
North bound manifest train Q514 rumbles through downtown Cartersville Ga. at 14:44 with CSXT SD70AC 4708 leading while making it's way to Etowah Tn.
Spirit of the B&O CSX 900400 was painted in this beautiful red paint scheme in 2003 to honor the 175th anniversary of the B&O railroad. The project was undertaken by B&O historian Dwight Jo... (more)