Train 30 gets underway on its 180-mile trek to Artesia. Paducah rebuilds bookend an ex-IC GP40 and a repainted ex-GM&O GP35.
In the twilight of their service lives, four RS-1s - including one repainted in orange and white - congregate at West End Yard. In a few months, ICG will bring in a motley crew of old geeps to ta... (more)
After coming from Atlanta as WofA 215, this Hamlet-NOLA run-through is continuing its southward trek as L&N 415. Crew changes were usually done at WofA's Chester Yard, but I am not sure at what p... (more)
A switch crew on their way to work the small yard at the SCL freight house just south of Union Station has just had a brief respite from the June afternoon heat as they rolled below Union's shed.
The daily train to Artesia is a few miles out of Montgomery's West End Yard as it curves away from US31. A few hundred feet ahead is the big bridge over the Alabama River.
GP30s still in the early L&N gray-and-yellow scheme (slanted letters and numbers/black outline on numbers and letters) get a little attention.
Train 213 has just traveled Atlanta-Montgomery via the A&WP/WofA West Point Route. In a few minutes an L&N crew will board 2743 and head for Mobile as L&N train 413.
5004 digs in with a heavy cut that includes several Frisco boxcars.
Amtrak initiated operations with a fleet of Es and Fs bought or leased from the member roads. Most of them were quite old, while the rest were very old. In spite of the fleet's age, scenes like ... (more)
A Mobile-bound extra freight passes through Montgomery's hotspot - the GM&O tower near Bell Street which saw trains of L&N, ICG, SCL and WofA.
CSX MP15T 1220 stands with a NS C39-8 and CSX B36-7 at Montgomery, Alabama in October 2003. All three units in this scene have been retired, 1220 was retired in July 2009 after being struck by a l... (more)