Southern Snow: Linwood, NC bound 118 races past the Southern bay window caboose on display at the Lula depot on a snowy February morning. Back in September, the city council approved fundin... (more)
Charlotte to Atlanta intermodal 221 eases through a snow covered downtown Lula as they approach a track crew at the new CP Lula. The former Conrail SD60I on the point is likely used to the snow, a... (more)
NS 9462 leads a southbound under the old wooden humpback bridge in Lula, GA.
You can imagine my surprise when a friend called saying 212 was out of Atlanta with an SD80MAC leading. These units are typically held captive in Pennsylvania, but one escaped and wandered down to... (more)
NS 203 blasts through the curve and under the new Safetran signals at Belton.
At 8:26AM February 2, 2015 would be the start of the Southern signals at Belton to be taken down as the lights went out. Here we see contractors cutting into the signal heads to take them down bef... (more)
A Green Light to Innovation:
Just as progress nearly half a century ago altered signalling along the old Washington to Atlanta mainline, progress again strikes as PTC signal upgrades co... (more)
After 290 (Right) dropoed off the Trainmaster in Lula, GA to 153 (Left) everyone takes off with a signal at Belton. NS 237 would go to Yonah to meet 237 which was right on 153 tailgate.
Amtrak 20 with the Veterans unit leading a BW40-8 in Lula, GA on its way to its next station stop in Toccoa, GA
Running about an hour late, Amtrak 20 "Crescent" comes around through Belton after a meet with NS 213.
After arriving in third position on 213 into Atlanta, here we see it come North taking the hot Intermodal freight 212 through Lula, GA heading towards the Northeast where it will terminate.
What a start to 2015: An extra section of NS 211 races under the newly installed cantilever at CP Yonah with GP40-2 #3078 in the lead as the last of the golden evening light shines for a fe... (more)
NS 211 running even later than he usally does on a Sunday through here, is seen passing through Lula, GA on its way to Atlanta, GA.
An unusual local rack train slowly heads north up the Greenville District, preparing to diverge onto the Commerce Branch here at Lula. This is train P16, which normally heads north up the Branch a... (more)
154 rumbles north around one of the many curves of the NS Greenville District, part of the Piedmont Division.