Three SD40-2s, one each of Southern, N&W, and Conrail heritage, lead NS 389 through the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama.
325 pulls out of Gurley after the crew stopped to check for a hot box.
A Powder River coal train heads east, bound for Georgia Power's Plant Scherer. On any given day along the Memphis District, one is likely to see more of these BNSF coal trains than anything else.
A UP 'ACe leads NS train 325 through the Appalachian foothills of beautiful northeast Alabama.
736's DPU keeps on pushing as the train accelerates towards Bridgeport.
After failing a "banner check", NS 732 redeems itself by splitting the railfan "upright" consisting of (from L to R) Darrell Krueger, Mason Bernard, and John Higginson.
325 glides into Gurley with its usual large array of motive power. Sixth out is NS MP15DC 2396, likely having just visited the diesel shop in Chattanooga.
westbound empty Scherer coal train approaches downtown Gurley
just another dash 9 on a beautiful afternoon