From this perspective it’s quite easy to see the recent rail grinding that has taken place along the mainline.
Three fallen flags of the railroad industry can be seen on this covered hopper as it passes through Auburn on a bright and sunny morning.
Passing a local rail served silo in Banks, Q681 continues on its southward journey but would soon come to a stop a mile and a half away. Some local driver in an F-150 decided to try and beat the ... (more)
Sitting atop the former Notasulga Siding, a mother slug set and SD50-2 unit are tied down waiting for their load of aggregate hoppers to finish being loaded at Vulcan Materials just up the road.
An all GE lash up pulls today’s NS 137 across an obvious railroad fill as the train makes the way out of Opelika.
An unusual afternoon running Q611heads through the colorful downtown Opelika storefront area with 68 cars and over 3500 feet of train destined for the capital city of Montgomery.
A standard cab lead Q679 heads out of Auburn on a sunny September afternoon. This train is usually ran on the Lineville Subdivision but every so often does show up on the A&WP south of LaGrange, ... (more)
Beginning its second run of the day, the 21st Century Steam Excursion heads through Bessemer and passes underneath the famous ACL Bridge located here as it embarks on a journey towards Wilton with... (more)
After letting NS 320 get past while turning their train, the 21st Century Steam Excursion is back underway as it rolls throug... (more)
The 6013, a staple of the CSX Montgomery yard, sits long hood forward on the pocket track showing of its new boxcar logo scheme. This is more)
To connect rails of differing size the compromise joint was the primary tool for the job. But in today’s environment of a sm... (more)
In an interesting move, today's Rock & Rail train is only powered by one locomotive instead of the usual two and is seen abou... (more)
Canuck in Colorado A Canadian visitor dropped off from yesterday’s DENAMS sits on the roundhouse track at the yard in Pueblo patiently awaiting the next train to help power for the BNSF.
Running again with only one locomotive and long hood forward to boot, the other BNSF Pueblo local passes underneath I-25 with a variety of BNSF painted covered hoppers on their way to customers on... (more)
An all SD40-2 power consist for the Y102 local sits on the lead to the RIP tracks as it begins to be awoken by the crew for today's work.