Solid Built as a one piece cast design, just like its cousin of the self-guarded variety, the solid manganese steel f... (more)
The conductor of Q183 climbs back into the cab of his BNSF locomotive after giving a good roll by look at the empty L186 seen on the right. With the meet complete, Q183 is about to get back on tr... (more)
A doublestack train with CSX AC4400 531 leading two ES44AC's have just re-crewed at Manchester, GA and are departing the yard at 5th Street interlocking onto the Lineville sub towards LaGrange and... (more)
A pair of heritage pumpkins pulls the always hot commodity Q184 as it comes off the Pelham siding and passes a colorful overhead crane in the background.
Greeted by a “restricting signal” at the north end, the Birmingham to Talladega local A735 rolls onto the Pelham siding at ... (more)
The very hot train of Q124 passes through Lafayette Connection as it prepares to meet southbound mixed freight train Q685 which has a "Medium Approach Medium" signal to the left on track 2.
The relatively short (3,751 ft. long & 3,716 trailing tons) mixed freight of Q648 has just come through Lafayette Connection and encounters a well timed meet with Q612 which is passing on Main 2. ... (more)
A long (8237 ft.) Q684 with 143 cars and 6572 trailing tons, rounds the curve on track 1 as it comes into Main Street Connection.
A hot Q124 starts to make its way into Main Street Connection and then onto the Lineville Subdivision to continue its journey to Chicago.
S684 slows down in preparation for a meet with G698 at the 10,000 foot Campground siding.
A lengthy Q680 creeps its way towards Main Street Connection and then onto the Lineville Subdivision.
An outstanding trio of EMD power leads Q592 through the beautiful Talladega National Forest.
A southbound accelerates past a cemetery in Lineville.
Engine 3 leads a northbound through the wide open farmland of Randolph County. This is the location of the new Broughton Siding, built to minimize train meets in downtown Roanoke. The actual commu... (more)
Approaching Talladega, Q124 passes the signals at the north end of Carara.