"Piedmont 76" is southbound on main 1 at Peachtree Station with an ex-Southern veteran leading the way on Southern's former mainline that connected the Mid-Atlantic with the South.
Easing by stopped manifest 348, a deadhead move of Norfolk Southern's Office Car Special enters downtown Atlanta by passing under Peachtree Street and Southern Railway's Peachtree Station, which n... (more)
After just getting off from moving freight around Inman Yard, I turned my radio on to see if 956 was close by. I heard a stop signal at Armour which allowed me to get two shots. Here he is waiting... (more)
In a scene that could pass for Alberta or British Columbia, a couple of canucks roll into Atlanta for a crew change.
A South Yard to Industry Yard local passes through the junction at Spring with an ex BN SD40-2 on the point. Big rig trailers can be seen in the background for Luke Bryans show at Philips Arena.
A slew of mostly EMD power rests at the Tilford Yard shops on the northwest side of Atlanta. This bridge is a great vantage point, offering a nearly constant breeze and a great view of Atlanta's M... (more)
CSX's empty juice/intermodal train from Cincinnati crosses the Chattahoochee River on a hot summer afternoon. It's getting rarer to see a matched set of YN2 units as more dark blue paint is applie... (more)
On a perfect summer evening, Cripple Crown train 251 snakes off of the Southern and onto the Central of Georgia at CP Spring while most of downtown Atlanta stands overhead.
Two rare visitors to the Southeast are seen here on CSX ethonal train K442. A Canadian Pacific SD60 and AC4400CW will lead the train on the approximately 700 mile trip to Bensonville, Illinois.
They call it "The Slide", a 1/4 mile long 3.2% grade making up elevation from Tilford Yard to the W&A Mainline. Used almost exclusively by inbound trains, only the lightest trains will ... (more)
A couple of old heads bring Kansas City-Jacksonville train 285 past a new PTC istallation in downtown Atlanta.
A southbound manifest off the W&A Subdivision heads onto the Inbound Freight Main at Gilstrap bound for the Receiving Yard at Tilford Yard. The lead SD40-2 is still in Seaboard System paint and t... (more)
Looking pretty good for a 20 year old paint job, an unpatched Southern Pacific loco has permission to bring "twenty-two Nacho" into Atlanta.
My last shot of the ACL doll arm searchlight and dwarf at Stratford. There is now an aluminum cantilever signal bridge above.