UP 1982 leads CSX Q617 southbound at Franklin, AL. It had led Q612 into Atlanta the evening before, (and I was unable to catch it) and I was not expecting it to lead back west. After waking up thi... (more)
The curve through Loachapoka is superelevated, which is great for southbounds running downhill at 50+, but tough on the lower, inside rail when northbounds drag up the grade at 10-12 mph. This so... (more)
Since late December 2015 CSXT lowered the max speed on the Dothan Sub from 40 mph to 25 mph and only run 2 locals A723 south and A724 north plus rock, pipe and grain trains. Here A724 is coming in... (more)
Norfolk Southern Hotshot Intermodal Train 219 heads Westbound through Lovick, AL. With a trio of KCS SD70MAC's
CSX Intermodal Train Q186-22 heads north through Saint Ives, AL.
On a southward journey, Q647 rolls over the lubricator pumps getting an application of lubricant on the wheel flanges while cruising through Roanoke. Being that wide-cab GEs are the norm nowadays... (more)
Norfolk Southern Hotshot Intermodal Train 219 roars West passed NS Local A64 which is tied down in the Siding at Brompton, AL.
The return leg of the Lafayette turn drops down into Opelika on CSX's Atlanta-Montgomery main using trackage rights dating back decades to Central of Georgia/Western Railway of Alabama days.
CSX Train Q237 crosses the Tennessee River and passes the newly restored Depot at Decatur, AL, The Depot is set to open in February
HMCR's northbound turn rolls across Pinhook Creek at sunset with a ex-Southern B23-7 running long-end forward leading the way.
The Snow comes down hard as CSX Hotshot Intermodal Train Q027 roars South through Shocco Springs, AL.
A CSX Grain Train is seen here being unloaded at the Koch Farms Feed Plant in Talladega, AL. Before heading back North to Indiana with a pair of YN2 AC4400CW's leading an SD60I
Thanks to a message from one of my railfan friends that I got after I was already in bed, I got dressed and went over to Madison to meet him and a couple other railfans to wait on 6920. Here's 22N... (more)
CSX Hotshot Intermodal Train Q027 roars South through Carara, AL. As CSX Grain Train G373-16 is seen stopping in the siding in the background
CSX Train L684-16 roars Northbound through Renfroe, AL.