Even before DPUs there was distributed power!
NS G5A notches up as it heads into Austell to Whitaker yard.
Roadrailers as far as the eye can see. Business is still good for Triple Crown as evidenced by the Sandusky, OH-East Point, GA Roadrailer.
Thank you, Mike Haverty... I don't think I'll ever get tired of the Warbonnet or Retro-Belle paint schemes. Here we see runthrough intermodal 220 get moving for the final few miles into Atlanta, ... (more)
A Georgia Power coal train crosses from the main to #1 track at Austell. This train is headed for the R.W. Scherer Steam Plant in Juliette, GA.
NS local job G1A works a cut of stacks at Norfolk Southern's Whitaker Yard before departing on a transfer run to Inman Yard. A pair of over rated GP60s is normal power for these assighnments.
North bound NS train 288 eases into Austell Ga. at 11:58AM on the number one main with a lone SD60 for power. One unit is common for this train and it will continue it's journey north towards Chat... (more)
South bound NS Triple Crown train 251 with 104 vans is seen rumbling by NS's Whitaker Yard at 11:32AM while passing the control point of England. This train has a destination of NS's Industry Yard... (more)
A NS rack train splits icons of the South: A Coca-Cola Sign and a Southern RR whistle post. NS integrated their intermodal & automotive operations a few years ago and this train has more pigs & s... (more)
511 occupies the foreground at Whitaker with shiny new hoppers, supposedly equipped with ECP brakes. Thanks to Ed and J.J. for the heads up!
Two UP SD70M's lead a very short NS eastbound towards Austell.
the River Local shoves north to do it's work along the Chattahoochie.
Grain train 52A approaches it's crew change at Austell.
A westbound merchandise train, with a high-nose GP38 on point, takes the line toward Chattanooga late on a Saturday afternoon. The other line heads for Birmingham.