Kansas City or Atlanta? NS 231 creeps into Austell towards its final destination of Norfolk Southern's Whitaker Intermodal Yard sporting nothing but all KCS power! I had already gotten my K... (more)
NS 27W heads towards Norfolk Southern's Alabama East End Division towards Birmingham with a string of empty Autoracks as traffic along Veteran's Parkway continue about their travels.
New Lease on Life! Loaded Grain Train NS 52A hustles through Austell with a nice Ex. H1 BNSF SD40-2 on the point, now owned by Helm Leasing. NS has added quite a few 'Leasors' to its roster... (more)
NS 231 rolls into Austell on the last lap of its journey with three KCS units in the lead.
NS 52A roars through Austell with a sharp looking ex-BNSF SD40-2 on the point. Sometimes you get lucky with the delays, and the train came through town right as the sun got to a good shooting angl... (more)
NS G5A with a big blue SD40-2 gets ready to roll from Whittaker yard with a short string of stacks for Inman. In the background train 285 can be seen switching with a standard cab SD40-2.
The G48-30 Braswell Pusher Crew takes a hoglawed 734 into Atlanta on a crisp fall morning.
NS 223 departs Whittaker yard with a early Conrail repaint, sans white unibrow in the lead. The early morning lighting makes even these tired and conservatively painted units shine.
NS G5A departs Whittaker with a pair of geeps dragging several dead GE's that are being taken dit to Inman.
NS 251 highballing through the sag at the box factory.
After waiting for 3 hours at CP England for NS to run seemingly the whole railroad infront of him, NS 285 our first trophy of the day with two GMTX leasers on the point gets moving towards Inman.
Bluebird waiting out the blue hour
A one of a kind CEFX SD60 is stopped with train 25J at Austell to wait for a 218 to switch Whittaker ahead of him. A series of delays and idiotic dispat... (more)
Happens everytime, you race to get ahead of the train, the train stops, you wait, the sun sets, here comes the train. Oh well atleast it allowed for a pan shot of a very nice leader on train 187.
With a lead unit to match the beautiful October sky, G5A smokes it up as it gets moving towards Inman. The CR painted SD40-2 has been assigned to the G5A job for awhile so finally managed to get i... (more)
NS G5A returns to Austell with a longer train in tow. Note the green AC box, only one place that could have come from!