EMD power leads an Atlanta - Nashville manifest up the grade on a cold January afternoon.
CITX SD40 -2 #3177 and two more SD40-2's on the point of K445 wait for a few northbounds at MP 16. Taken with permission.
Most of what CSX runs these days isnt worth a second glance, but now and then they will put together a great consist. Here CSX 8240 leads SD40-3 4007, a SD70MAC, and a GP30 slug set on the point o... (more)
Q235 has just recently met a northbound intermodal train at Smyrna, and will call a "medium clear" at Gilstrap.
Q235 eases south towards Smyrna on the #2 track where they will meet a northbound stack train before heading down to Pine Street.
Georgia Power 125-ton #2101 working in Smyrna, GA...April 1984.
Holding the main as it passes the south end of Lockair siding
Q540 drags its way out of the Chattahoochee River Valley as it departs Atlanta, GA. With only 2 of the 5 units on line, this train is only making 17 mph up the grade.
Open autoracks were still extant in the early 1980s
Back when SD40-2s led priority freights!
Solid SD40/40-2 lashup, once common; former station at right
Empties returning to Corbin
Headed for Tilford Yard
Meeting #543; note trailing unit on northbound is a U25B