With the warmer temperatures arriving here in the south and with March now here, I decided to revisit that time when the Metro Atlanta area decided to become Wyoming. Here, we see a northbound Man... (more)
In the Hall of Honor. As you tour the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, The General is the last exhibit you see before exit. As I left the facility, I could not resist thi... (more)
The Glover Machine Works. When you visit the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History in Kennesaw, GA, the famous "General" is not the only locomotive you'll see. After the Civil... (more)
The General - Original or Replica? The General, as we see it today, bears only a passing resemblance to the locomotive that was the subject of the "Great Locomotive Chase" in 1862. For o... (more)
The Western & Atlantic "General". Arguably the most famous steam locomotive of all time is this 1855, 4-4-0, "American" Locomotive, built by Rogers, Ketchum & Grosvenor ... (more)
A trio of CSX GE's make short work of the grade near Kennesaw Mountain with train Q143 bound for Jacksonville,FL.
As the rain begin to fall on this early cloud spring afternoon, CSX N122-30 glides pass the south-end of the siding in the outskirts of suburban Kennesaw, GA (MP WA-26.0 Day) on the CSX Western & ... (more)
Q211 charges up the grade at Kennesaw passing a stopped Q542
Back when winters were harsh, oil trains were plentiful and locomotives were scarce. Two years later, I can safely say I'll never see a consist like this again, especially as sole power for a pri... (more)
As the historical marker proclaims, Q237 is taking a Medium Clear signal at Moon Station, one of the stops of Andrew's Raiders during the infamous 'Great Locomotive Chase".
One of the most famous steam locomotives in America, the Civil War-era 4-4-0 "General," is preserved near the spot where it was stolen in 1862 at Big Shanty (Kennesaw), Georgia.
CSX train K661 bound for Wadesboro, North Carolina with one of three former BCOL red, white and blue C44-9WLs remaining is seen as it steps through downtown Kennesaw, Georgia on CSXT's W&A Subdivi... (more)
The Tropicana Juice Train glides through Kennesaw, GA on its way to change crews in Atlanta, GA before continuing South.
CSX Q041 from Cincinnati is seen twisting it's way through one of the many curves at Kennesaw, with the train's usual juice/intermodal combo.
A pair of CSX EMD's roar up the grade leading into Kennesaw with loaded autorack train Q211 on a chilly afternoon.