A northbound CSX manifest comes into a busy Tilford Yard on a warm March afternoon. The Midtown and Downtown skylines of Atlanta are visible in the background, and are as much a reflection of comm... (more)
Another busy railroad infested day in Atlanta, Georgia finds NS coal train 738 with the BNSF 9885 bound for Plant Scherer easing through town as NS Triple Crown train, 251's loan C40-8 8750 waits ... (more)
CSX SD70AC 4712 and a sister MAC power a Plant Harllee bound coal train by 10th St as NS train 215 races along side while passing King Plow.
A former Conrail B40-8 and GP38AC stand at NS's South Yard waiting for more switching that will come soon enough. Within the next two years, NS would spin off their ex Conrail B40s to CSX.
It was just another day at South Yard for NS SD40-2 3238, it received a rebuild and a Admiral Cab in early 2013 making this scene another small chapter in my history book.
In a scene that once took place every week, Monday through Friday. A742 steps off the A&WP Belt Line and onto the NS at Oakland Junction with what was then the typical local power, a B30-7. A742 w... (more)
NS 22N pulls through Inman on the west end of the locomotive shops behind two Union Pacific SD70Ms. At the time this photo was taken, the SOU heritage unit, a BNSF unit, a UP unit, a CN unit, and ... (more)
CSXT GP38-2 2553 works with an MP15T to pull cars from Sand Rock Transit in downtown Atlanta. The train is about a quarter mile from Tilford Yard, the location it is based out of.
The sun has barely cast itself over Atlanta, but the railroad is at full force as a Norfolk Southern intermodal cruises through the north end of Inman Yard while a beautifully painted morning sky ... (more)
NS P26 passes Oakland Junction on a beautiful spring afternoon with one of 25 SD40-2s (as of this post) retaining their original high short hood. The line splitting off towards the right is the be... (more)
The veteran 1978 EMD at the head end of P26 splits the classic signals at Oakland Junction with a long Sunday train from Chamblee in tow.
Southern trademarks: Coca-Cola, Atlanta, and a former Southern SD40-2 set as Southern a scene as I can create as P26 proceeds down to Industry Yard after waiting for CSX Q042 to clear the g... (more)
An EMD filled day around the railroad terminals in Atlanta continues as a Baltimore & Ohio-built GP38-2S shoves a cut of cars back at the far end of Tilford Yard.
Two of a kind: A duo of consecutively numbered and former L&N SD40-2's, both built in 1974, work the Tilford hump on a beautiful springlike day in Atlanta.