Local A746 heads south through Loachapoka on a perfect afternoon during March of 2011.
Q619 makes an afternoon appearance charging past a simple dirt road in Loachapoka with a new boxcar logo GEVO on the point.
After stalling somewhere around Notasulga, CSX Q618 continues their struggle up the hill between Chehaw and Loachapoka. By this time local A746 had coupled up to their rear end and was shoving har... (more)
Even with its wings clipped, Q612's SD70M leader still manages to grind up the final part of this subdivision's ruling grade and brings its train into Loachapoka while passing road resurfacing equ... (more)
SP/UP power was common on 615 at the time of this photo, but an SD45T-2 - even as ragged as this one - had become something of a prize catch.
GSC Floating Bolster 3 Truck The FB-3 truck was created by two casting foundries, General Steel Castings Corporation (GSC) and Adirondack Steel Castings for use on GE six axle locomotives.... (more)
What’s in a name? A rather serendipitous placement of a weld between these two rails has added an extra “F” to the standard ... (more)
Orion’s Vader-Hood One of newest signal installations along the former Western Railway of Alabama mainline displays a bright clear signal as the hunter constellation and numerous other sta... (more)
A refreshingly photogenic SD70MAC leads today's Q612 towards a flange lubricator as this freight train runs alongside the numerous pine trees of Loachapoka.
CSX 617 swings through the big curve at Loachapoka just before starting the descent to the coastal plain. Then it will be a run across the flatlands along the Alabama River to Montgomery.
North meets South With only 45 years separating the creation of Canadian Pacific and the town of Loachapoka, the two unlikely subjects meet on a random June afternoon as this Canadian duo ... (more)
With a 10 mph slow order in effect, this photographer is able to capture Q619 again as it runs alongside the Loachapoka Siding and passes the always active more)
Southern Steel With the opening of its rail mill at the Ensley, Alabama steel works in 1902, the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company would start the production of rail for the first ... (more)
Nordiques A pair of Calgary's finest rush through the signal bridge of Loachapoka Siding as this set of light engines heads south after dropping of their train of empty auto racks at Kia.