In a scene right out of the heyday of passenger rail travel, restored Pullman sleeper "Dover Harbor" brings up the markers of the northbound Crescent on a quiet fall evening. The ... (more)
A fresh Union Pacific SD70AH makes for a welcome sight on the point of NS 203 as it leans into the superelevated s-curve at Red Lane, just north of Gainesville, GA.
NS 6587, the lowest-numbered SD60 built for NS and one of 47 still in active service, leads Charlotte-Atlanta intermodal 221 through the sweeping s-curve at Red Lane, on the north end of the doubl... (more)
While trailing locomotives are usually of little interest, this unique scenario was noteworthy. After experiencing brake issues on the way to Savannah, an OCS with a trio of F9s and five cars was ... (more)
One of the 47 active SD60s remaining on NS rests in front of the 1910 Gainesville, GA depot along the former Southern Railway Atlanta-Washington mainline. Ex-N&W SD40-2 1649, built in 1974, is sec... (more)
One of the 47 active SD60s remaining on NS rests in front of the 1910 Gainesville, GA depot along the former Southern Railway Atlanta-Washington mainline. This unit retains its long hood forward s... (more)
A C40-9 and SD60E combine to power a long southbound intermodal train through Gainesville, Georgia on NS's Greenville District. At the time the photo was taken, this line was part of the Piedmont ... (more)
The Virginian Railway heritage engine leads NS intermodal 212 through Gainesville, GA on a cloudless summer morning. A slew of six-axle power sits on the CSX Gainesville Midland Subdivision interc... (more)
power laying over between job assignments
The natural air conditioning is on full blast as NS 203 drifts through Gainesville on a muggy July afternoon. The 26 year old GE C40-8 was built for the Chicago & Northwestern before being sold to... (more)
One of the twelve ex-Conrail SD60s in active service and one of three in that series in Thoroughbred paint rests with an ex-Burlington Northern SD40-2 on track 1 in Gainesville. The large Pilgrim'... (more)
The Super Bowl Sunday edition of 211 rushes through Gainesville with a former Conrail (and later CSX) SD80MAC leading the way to Atlanta.
With golden sunlight shining down on a pair of former Norfolk and Western SD40-2s, NS P14 pulls a cut of Cargill hoppers down the Sinclair Track in Gainesville.
NS 45R assembles an outbound Cargill train in Gainesville with a fading former Southern Pacific AC44CW. The puddle of water was all that remained from the previous night's "snowstorm."
A golden locomotive flying past some goldenrod. The engineer was stroking it and we barely beat him.