Without a crew or thoroughbred logo on the nose, AB62 with loads of steel pipe from the local mills sits tied down on track 3 underneath the I-20/59 interstate. At the helm of today’s train is th... (more)
After being introduced 6 years ago in 2008, one of the newest car designs for the growing double-stack sector is finally making its way into the intermodal pool; FreightCar Americ... (more)
Without a single thoroughbred in its consist to prove this is actually an NS train, 137 picks up some speed as it rushes through Bleecker behind an all foreign powered head end.
Four Boeing 737 fuselages fly through Fountain as the KCKSPO enters into a curve to the right and continues north through the Centennial state.
Three BNSF GE locomotives and a former EMD one, at the bottom of the consist, are pulling hard as they come into Fountain with the KCKSPO freight train. As is sometimes the case with this train, ... (more)
Trackman Alan takes a look at his watch as the night moves along slower than he’d like. In a few hours his work will be done and trains will be running again over his section of track. Specia... (more)
Back in Black Sitting at the Heart of Dixie’s back shop, the 2022 has traded in her coat of blue for something a litt... (more)
CSX Y221, aka “the mill job”, is about to shove back as it works the first stop of the day. That stop would be the trans-flo area on the west end of Dewey yard just beyond the overpass seen on th... (more)
After lawing out between the switches of Loachapoka siding on the main line of all places, a fresh crew has been called and is now onboard leading A455 south. This work train consist has been qui... (more)
A surprising 6000 foot long Q619 with 97 cars of freight makes its way into Opelika passing a house most railfans wouldn't think is too close to the tracks.
NS 336 crosses a typical railroad looking fill as it heads to Columbus with a three pack of NS power.
Another nocturnal work train parked for the night and another foreign power unit seen pulling it. This time it’s a visitor f... (more)
Fireman in the mist With his blue lantern protection illuminated, fireman Alan walks up to his steam engine and will soon begin his inspection process before a nocturnal steam run on the H... (more)
The little Flagg Coal 75 begins to slow down as she traverses through a tree canopy along the main line. As it's about to pass the station yard limit sign on the left, today's final run will soon... (more)
With photographers in position and waiting, the Flagg Coal 75 begins to throttle up as it rounds a curve for the routine photo run by that accompanies each trip along the Heart of Dixie's track.