Passing the 422 Milepost, former SP 7207 gives away its heritage running long hood forward bringing empty marble chip hoppers to the north-most freight customer on the line.
With seven cars in tow, RJ Corman's Warwick turn trundles south on the former B&O, passing one of the more interesting scenes along the line just south of Canal Fulton, Ohio.
The GNRR Tate to Elizabeth freight is dwarfed by the old Canton Textile Mills Plant #1, which is now re-purposed as an industrial park for multiple businesses.
33 empty CSX system hoppers are lead by five normally aspirated EMDs, the youngest of which is 47 years old.
The super elevation isn't necessary for 10mph running on 100 lb. 1920's era rail. Both the rail and the ex-Southern Pacific GP20 have seen much faster speeds.
A former SP unit sits awaiting assignment. Grainbelt's grain is mostly inbound at this time as it hasn't rained significantly in something like 7 years. I like the unit's name "Cheyenne&quo... (more)
Working local industries Northwest of Atlanta, the Georgian Northeastern local shoves across the multiple lanes of Interstate 75.
Ex-Hudson Bay Railway, with the HBR paint and herald but relettered for the Central Kansas Railway.