One of the last units operating in the once ubiquitous HLCX maroon & blue paint. Oddly enough, it started out life as an NdeM SD40.
A psychedelic sky frames the Nickel Plate Heritage, completing the journey from Jacksonville, FL to East Point, GA.
The Nickel Plate Heritage Unit takes Sandusky, OH to Jacksonville, FL Roadrailer 251 past a Christmas Tree farm in rural Georgia.
Getting religion at the Midway CME Church.
An ex-N&W SD40-2 splits a pair of ex-Southern RR whistle posts on an ex-Central of Georgia branch.
A SD80MAC has a MOW train of crossties well in hand, running on approaches behind a loaded CWR train dogging it with a GP40/Road Slug set.
With the rumored locomotive swap between NS & CSX, I knew this would likely be the last time I shot one in yellow & blue paint. It turned out I was correct, as NS repainted these units before pla... (more)
A fully loaded train of continuous welded rail is making a slow trip up the grade at Emerson with a newly painted slug set.
A friendly conductor gives a wave as the engineer bring the train past the newly replaced holdout signals at CP Norton.
A true North American consist, lead by one of CP's four operating 9043MACs, passes through Hair Interlocking and the Manly Jail Works in downtown Dalton, GA. Surprisingly, I was the only person p... (more)
Q19815 flies by on the main as Q46014 waits for a track warrant out of the siding at Lithonia on the lightly trafficked Georgia Road.
Atlanta to Augusta Q460 exits the siding after meeting Q198, passing a granite outcropping that is part of the same formation that created Stone Mountain.
A GA42 yard crew drags train 298-20 into Inman Yard after the road crew dogged while waiting to get into the yard. This would be the first of two 298's I would see this morning.
A CSX intermodal passes NS 118-22 and the abundant construction in the area around Georgia Tech.
143 miles from Chattanooga, the crew of this Atlanta bound ethanol train is almost done with their run.