Y115 runs as a turn from Savannah, GA to Meldrim, GA; shuttling wood chips to the leviathan International Paper Mill in Savannah. The kind of business a shortline can win, keeping tons of trucks ... (more)
Savannah would never cross my mind when thinking about horseshoe curves, but that is exactly what Y115 is negotiating to enter the Georgia Central yard. Unfortunately, all U-Boats were retired in... (more)
NS sent me a nice birthday present. With only the first 3 of the 8 units on-line, he was dogging it and eventually died at Bremen.
An extra intermodal with two KCSM units originated south of the border and ran straight to Atlanta with 60 wells of intermodal, demonstrating the continued success of the NS/KCS partnership.
I always made a point of shooting the Roadrailers, both because they were unique and the future was uncertain.
An empty CWR train heads north for another load of ribbon rail.
This rack train is on it's knees, but the abandoned tunnel marks the summit of Raccoon Mountain.
Using both leading lines and the rule of thirds, extra Atlanta to Memphis I3N crosses over the CSX.
Low light and fall colors can make even YN3 paint look really good.
A Hamlet to Nashville freight drags up Raccoon Mountain, splitting the intermediates at Hooker.
I was floored that I was the only photographer at this spot, with the modern signal providing juxtaposition and I knew he'd be balling the jack.
Running on CSX trackage rights as Z38009, empty NS coal train 735-09 skirts the edge of the Tennessee River/Nickajack Lake.
Catching the Veteran's unit leading *on* Veteran's day is somewhat akin to catching a Heritage Locomotive on home railroad trackage!
I've always liked railroad signals and am really glad I stopped to capture a few evening photos of this signal bridge, even though it meant driving in day before Thanksgiving rush hour traffic.
Empty coal train 734 passes under some iconic buildings. The AT&T and Coca-Cola buildings are self explanatory, but the copper colored Bank of America building is currently the tallest building i... (more)