An empty South Carolina Public Service Authority coal train from Cross, SC snakes through the Appalachian Foothills as it heads back to Evansville, IN for loading on the Evansville Western RR.
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train departed Atlanta, Georgia for the last time on March 6, 2017 at 14:45 after completing it's closing shows which consumed the prior two weeks.... (more)
A southbound ballast train weaves through the curves and splits the signals at North Emerson.
A trio of Norfolk Southern engines power the Nashville bound CSX freight train over the old Western & Atlantic sub on a cold & windy afternoon in Dixie.
An Atlanta bound freight train powers over the fill, as it moves South over the old Western & Atlantic Sub on a mild winter day in Dixie.
Q042 soars above the Etowah River as it approaches Cartersville on the W&A Subdivision.
An Atlanta bound freight train powers over the old Western & Atlantic road bed on a mild winter day in Dixie.
A pair of CSX GE's bring empty ethanol train K446 across the Etowah River with some recent snow on the ground. The next day I shot this same pair of engines bringing a loaded coal train south.
CSXT SD60 #8709 leads southbound CSX loaded autorack train Q211 on a high fill just south of the Etowah River as it grinds upgrade over Allatoona Dam Road approaching Emerson, Georgia, milepost 45... (more)
Due to a prolonged drought, the fall colors a subdued with dark brown and yellow being prevalent, where any color is present at all.
Bogged down with 83 loaded autoracks and 7,749' of train, Q211 is making slow progress up the 0.6% grade into Emerson.
It's not often I chase the end of a train but this particular afternoon was an exception. The tail end of CSX welded rail train W020 crosses the Etowah River with 'The Spirit of the B&O' caboose b... (more)
A pair of brand new CSX GE ET44AH's pull train X541 up the grade through Emerson,GA
Southbound empty sand train W041 prepares to go into the hole at Emerson to meet Q042
CSX autorack train Q237 (Louisville,KY - Tampa,FL) charges up grade past the fields of kudzu that have engulfed the town and surrounding areas of Emerson,GA.