Norfolk Southern Military Train 056 heads East through the magic city of Birmingham, AL. With a BNSF C44-9W on the point. This Train is heading for the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, AL.
A close look at an area of the rail where the lubricator pumps apply lubricant to the rail and flanges of the wheels that pass over it. This process reduces friction which promotes longer wheel a... (more)
Crawling through Roanoke, EMD and GE both power a heavy ballast train south consisting of 85 loaded Herzog cars.
Norfolk Southern Military Train 056 heads East through Cook Springs, AL. With a BNSF C44-9W on the point. This Train is heading for the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, AL.
This evening finds the West Point local spending the night at one of its primary customers found on the line, The West Fraser wood mill that is. This mill has been shipping via CSX for many years... (more)
Although it's hard to see at this early morning hour, a lengthy 49 car A746 is tied down in the West Point siding. Making up the train from rear to front are 22 empty coil cars from Kia, 20 empty... (more)
Traveling long hood forward and just uncoupling from its cars, the single engine of A720 gets "spotlighted" by the sun while on the move to switch from the siding to the mainline. Once ... (more)
Norfolk Southern Local AB07 heads South through 64th Street in Woodlawn, AL. On their way to drop off cars at North Yard in Birmingham, AL. With a trio of NS MP15DC's for power
All the way from Jacksonville, FL containers roll north on steel rails behind a "Bright Future" trio of GE power. This paint scheme, has been on these engines since the early 90's and a... (more)
This evening finds the Talladega local of A734 as it sits south of the 24th street signals waiting for a light to proceed north towards Boyles yard. Conversely, a fast running NS 24E on the other... (more)
Q619 rolls through the farmlands of Cusseta as it passes over the entrance to Collins Farm. This farm has been at this location since 1944 breeding cows and heifers, while enjoying a long history... (more)
Nearly a year to the date of when this photo was taken, A746 finds itself once again tied down in the Cusseta siding on a dreary, moistu... (more)
A friendly wave from the engineer before he cruises by at 50mph with mixed freight and a lowered horsepower GE on the point. CSXT No. 5225 has had a 400 horsepower reduction from 4400 to 4000.
HMCR's newest locomotive, B39-8 8560, spends the evening at HMCR's small yard near downtown Huntsville.