A long Q602 comes through opelika on a very hot August morning.
A colorful Q192 has just crossed the Opelika interlocking with NS as it takes its hot cargo north to Atlanta.
A41 has just run around its train in the Opelika Transfer Yard and after letting NS train 137 get past, is about to come back onto the main and head home to Columbus. The high-hood GP50 was fanta... (more)
The brakemen of A746 climb back aboard their train after a meet with Q145, but will have to wait nearly an hour for a pair of light engines to come from behind and pass them heading before they ge... (more)
NS 67G with a solid set of KCS SD50's prepares to slam the diamond in downtown Opelika in the last lights of day making to a great end to my chase through Alabama.
On a frigid December night, Q600 and its lone AC6000 locomotive drop off a cut of cars into one of the transfer tracks between CSX and Norfolk Southern in downtown Opelika. The 10th Street bridge... (more)
A very short and early NS 137 pounds the Opelika diamond as X220 waits on the main for it to pass. Check out the c... (more)
An 11,000 foot Q602 with an astounding 10 locomotives (9 up front 1 DPU in the back) rolls past the WofA coaling tower as it is about to cross over the former Central of Georgia (now Norfolk South... (more)
X220 has just met Q611 and begins its journey north to the Kia plant in West Point, GA where it will pick up a loaded train of Kia Sorentos and head towards Birmingham on the Lineville subdivision... (more)
An 11,000' Q602 passes the downtown area of Opelika, Al with an impressive assortment of power totaling nine locomotives in the front and a single GEVO pushing from the rear.
Eastbound over the big fill west of town, early in the morning.
A pair or Burlington Northern covered hoppers that are part of west bound train, NS 335, roll over the Opelika interlock while Railroad: Burlington Northern RailroadLocomotive: Covered HopperLocation: Opelika, Alabama, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: NS 335Photo Date: April 02, 2010
A full moon makes its way through the clouds on a quiet night along the railroad while the Norfolk Southern signals protect the interlock with CSX.
ex EMD #3 demo unit with radial trucks, went to the Oakway fleet to replace #9041, and is now part of the GMTX lease fleet
Q611 rolls through the colorful shopping district of Opelika in preparation of meeting Q602 while two locals watch it by on the left. The autoracks near the front have just been Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: GE ES40DCLocation: Opelika, Alabama, USALocomotive #: CSXT 5433Train ID: CSX Q611Photo Date: April 09, 2010