Shortly after returning from my weekend in Florida NS provides a nice surprise in the form of an ex-UP SD90MAC leading a limestone train on the Cedartown district.
A pair of SD70ACes brings up the rear on NS empty coal train 709 as it coasts down Dugdown Mountain.
NS 1070 is on the lead of NS train 600 tied down at Cedartown for the morning as the sun tries to burn off the thin fog.
Southbound Norfolk Southern loaded coal train #600 patiently waits for a crew on the mainline at Cedartown, Georgia, milepost 352 of NS's Cedartown District. The Wabash "Heritage" SD70AC... (more)
A pair of ex NS GP38s, now FURX and leased to CSX, spend the weekend tied down in Cedartown on the A700 job. Lit with 5 Nikon SB24 Speedlights.
CSX A700 is tied down for the weekend at Cedartown with a GP40-2 and a YN2 B40-8. In my opinion, it was suffering from a case of wrong leader syndrome. Lit with three Nikon SB-24s.
Southbound 792 with the Conrail Heritage Unit meets 727-02 with three much less interesting ES44ACs. This is my eighth Heritage capture, Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Cedartown, Georgia, USALocomotive #: NS 8098Train ID: NS 792-01Photo Date: August 03, 2013
Nickel Plate Road 8100 shows off its revised cab number and initials as it works a loaded coal train in DPU mode. For more information, visit more)
NS 792 roars up Dugdown mountain with loaded coal bound for Georgia Power in Wansley. Its been a long time since Phil Matons shots here and the trees have grown in, but its still one of the best l... (more)
Under a crescent moon, this US&S Type TR-2 "tri-light" stands guard along the former SAL/CG interlocking. The SAL used to be CTC from Birmingham to Atlanta, but was abandoned by CSX in 1989. The r... (more)
2004 Austell Railfest Tour
The Cedartown local is returning to Cartersville, Ga. He is about to hit the diamond crossing the NS "C" line, ex Central of Ga. This was taken on Woody Harrison's "Austell Railfest" Fri. tour.
Swapping power with the Cedartown pushers temporarily leaves this ex-UP unit on the point of a Wansley coal drag.
Cedartown local crosses the NS C-Line in Cedartown.
Powder River coal heads for Georgia Power's Plant Wansley.