One of the 2 former BN SW-1000's being used by the Azcon Corp at Alton Illinois.These units work the Azcon Scrap Yard and shuttle scrap to the Alton Steel Mill,the old Laclede Steel Plant.
119 comes through Salisbury with a nice pair of Blue and White SD60's leading 4 NS engines.
Under skys as blue as the GMTX leader, the second section of NS train 153 rolls west towards Birmingham with a friendly wave from the conductor.
A nice pair of GMTX Oakway units rumble past CP Cowart at the north end of Whittaker yard with NB manifest 322.
Something you don't see leading on the Pittsburgh Line...
A pair of GMTX ex-Oakway SD60's leads NS 322 north through the sag at the box factory in Austell.
NS 332 roars around the curve into the sun at Hiram with a pair of GMTX SD60's in the lead. One of the motors would die just north of here ending my chase.
NS Atlanta to Chatanooga train 322 rolls under the new signals at Parott Avenue with a nice pair of GMTX leasers. Having missed many of these units I finally decided that since the weather was so ... (more)
GSR clickity-clacks toward the CP interchange at a steady 10mph, over a trestle and past an abandoned farmhouse.
RoadRailer power heads to Trinity Wye to be turned for a more desireable NS 7522 leader. I remember when these old Oakway SD60's were desired to lead some of the most important trains.
Southbound by mp 265 in morning light.
Southbound approaching South Boyles interlocking with ex oakway engine in lead.