Sweet time has taken its toll on this elder rail veteran. Hartwell Railroad's 1973 (Ex CSX, Exx Conrail, Exxx Penn Central) was built for Penn Central Railroad in 1971, and somehow has lasted thro... (more)
Hartwell Railroad motive power seen tied down at the Wye in Toccoa, Georgia. The unit seen here is former EJ&E SD38 654, a very rare piece of equipment for the south.
Former CSXT 1973, still wearing it's Conrail colors (and with a little Penn Central paint showing through), leads a southbound off the Toccoa Wye. This photo marks the beginning of a chase to Bowe... (more)
Exxx Penn Central, exx Conrail, ex CSX GP38, now HRT 1973 sits at the Toccoa Wye with HRT 3000, a former St Lawrence & Atlantic GP40-2.
It seems as if the shots you don't plan are the ones that turn out the best. I was on my way to go shoot an Ex BN unit in Gainesville, and as I made my way into Georgia I kept thinking to myself "... (more)
Hartwell crews pull their abnormally long train across the switch on the north end of the Toccoa Wye with the former EJE SD38 on point. They are interchanging cars with NS here at the wye. These c... (more)
Hartwell Railroad has amazed me for 2 years at this point. From the moment I discovered the line, I was hooked! One of my favorite aspects is the pure history the line beholds. The track its self ... (more)
Nothing beats a Hartwell Railway consist. From all my years of railfaning, Hartwell has always presented amazing locomotive lash-ups. On a quiet January night, a power set is seen tied down just o... (more)
A weathered ex-CSX, ex-CR, nee-PC geep basks in the sun on a beautiful March day.
The articulation is obvious as 1218 backs into the wye in Taccoa