A very friendly crew brings CSX Q125 through the cross-overs at JR Mapp on track 2 as they prepare to run around a stopped K211 who is on track 1 just south of here. This intermodal train is the ... (more)
Located in different sections throughout railway systems, rail joints provide room for expansion whenever necessary. To keep electrical continuity between the rail at the joint, a "bond wire" is ... (more)
Resting on some 4x4 pieces of wood, a 6ft. section of rail has just undergone the process of Flash-Butt welding. The operator of a Chemetron hi-rail truck which houses the welding equipment, just... (more)
The 5104 looks shiny and clean after its recent trip thrifty the paint shop for the YN3B treatment. Today it begins to bring its train of empty covered hoppers to a stop as it passes an approach ... (more)
An interesting array of BNSF owned locomotives are seen pulling today’s Q186 as it heads through Main Street Connection in LaGrange. An ES44C4 pulls a GE Tier 4 Gevo as well as a vintage Dash 9-4... (more)
The Union Switch & Signal color light signals protecting the South LaGrange control point have seen a lot in their day. From railroad mergers to new freight equipment like the double stack well c... (more)
Progress has finally caught up with the signals guarding Lafayette Connection. The old and new types seen on either side of the double track mainline will soon be replaced by a brand new cantilev... (more)
A Norfolk Southern engine lends some of its DC horses along with those of two BNSF machines, in an effort to transport S181 intermodal containers to Atlanta, GA.
W055 with one unit and 37 empty hoppers heads south through the country side of Standing Rock. Unlike the coal hoppers in this train which have been rebuilt and given extra years to their life, t... (more)
The Birmingham bound Q679 rolls past the recently turned on cantilever signal at CP Lee this evening as it rumbles through Pelham on the former ACL mainline. This signal was built for a new cross... (more)
A trio of CSX GEVOs pull a fast moving Q025 through Pelham this evening as it passes below the Lee cantilever signal. In a few weeks the new track seen in the foreground will be finished completi... (more)
Knocking down the southend signal, three General Electric CSX engines roar through a grade crossing in the cool night air with Jacksonville, FL bound containers.
Passing through the grade crossing at Chestnut St, CSX engine #460 will make the first clank of many more as its wheels begin to hit the frog of the southend turnout.
Autoracks glide along with a pair of CSX blue and gold locomotives, while encountering a tied down empty ballast train during their trip south through Roanoke.
A Union Pacific SD70ACe maneuvers steadily over foreign rails with 6,000 feet of train and a fresh crew at its controls.