The Chamblee to East Point transfer is running as G71 today, passing under the Georgia International Plaza. The park was constructed above the tracks and a parking deck prior to the 1996 Summer O... (more)
As evidenced by the damage to the pilot, handrails and ditchlight, Q541 struck a vehicle around 03:00 at Old Alatoona Road in Emerson, GA. The train is limping into Atlanta, where the 8556 will b... (more)
As the historical marker proclaims, Q237 is taking a Medium Clear signal at Moon Station, one of the stops of Andrew's Raiders during the infamous 'Great Locomotive Chase".
Originating at the Andersons Elevator in Standish, MI on the LIRC and starting out in Flint at G85906, the train was re-symboled to G85910 in Corbin, KY. Still bound for Mobile, AL; the train has... (more)
Taking me just over four years, I finally met my personal goal of getting all 20 NS Heritage Units leading in good lighting, most in well composed photos. Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD SD70ACeLocation: Atlanta, Georgia, USALocomotive #: NS 1066Train ID: NS 290-13Photo Date: November 13, 2016
Originating in my home state of Michigan, this export grain is passing through my home of Marietta, heading into the deep south for export at Mobile, AL. In the foreground are Confederate Soldier... (more)
My 1,000th photo on RP.net. I'm happy it was a Heritage Unit in a nice Southern setting.
Sometimes you get lucky, in this case 173 pulling down just ahead of a cloud after picking up an engine to replace the 2nd unit, dead from ground relays.
The recently cleaned Interstate Heritage Unit splits a pair of unique crossing lights south of downtown Hiram.
An under-powered freight and 10mph slow order allowed the low hanging clouds to break up before the Creamsickle arrived. Also nice is someone looks to have cleaned the front half of the unit abov... (more)
A CSX freight passes Georgia Northeastern power tied up for the weekend.
A second section of the North Baltimore, OH to Jacksonville, FL intermodal squeals through the tight curves skirting Kennesaw Mountain.
Virginian leading twenty-two Nacho on crisp April morning.
A matched set of retro-belles motor runthrough intermodal 220 into Atlanta.
Out of cross-level is the technical term for both the main and seldom used siding seen here on the Georgia Northeastern. Three engines and the first half of the empty grain train are on the main,... (more)