A High hood SD40-2 drills cars in the Chamblee yard.
One of NS's leased SD60s leads an 11 unit lite engine move out of "Lower Yard" in Chamblee and will make its way to Inman Yard in Atlanta. To the left HLCX SD40-2 #6209 sits parked on what is kn... (more)
Who would have thought that we would be seeing trains led by solid leaser lashups meeting highhoods in 2010. Here P11 pulls south out of the yard past the P49 Chamblee Local at the south ... (more)
Big Brother NS SD70M-2 leads NS Chamblee to East Point train P26 south past a former Conrail GP38-2 assigned to the Chamblee local. The difference in track heights accentuates the height d... (more)
NS's Southern heritage unit 4610 tied up on the house track.
Whose line is it anyways? UP power is hardly uncommon in Atlanta but a scene like this is still a neat site for a east coast railfan. When I saw the signal go clear I thought, wouldnt it be... (more)
Bent out of shape On February 13th NS 119 derailed at CP Foremost, near the Lenox MARTA station, several cars derailed and fell on their sides. Luckily the damage to the units was minor an... (more)
Dark Horse The horsehead era on NS has not been kind to the railroads fleet of highhoods, many of them have been chopped and rebuilt or flat out retired, gone are the SD40's, the GP38AC, th... (more)
Nothing but highhoods! A trio of highhoods running light towards Inman accelerate past the parked 5037. For a fan of older power this was a real treat to see.
NS 3447, a former Conrail unit idles at the yard office in Chamblee as the blue hour of dusk sets in.
The low evening light sets the shiny paint on the 5037 alight as it shoves back into the yard. The UP SD70M on the house track hides the famed 4610 which was front coupled to it....
A rebuilt NS GP38-2 awaits the work week as it sits under the lights at the Chamblee depot on this November Sunday. The unit is unique in that the lead truck is painted silver, visible even in thi... (more)
The black paint of this NS switcher is set aglow by the warm evening light, contrasted by the dark sky overhead of a cloud front that would move in after dark.
A old Southern high hood GP38-2 suns itself at the Chamblee yard office on the NS Piedmont Division, to the right of the unit a plane can be seen taking off from the Chamblee airport.