Tooling down I-65 to the Gulf Coast and work, I always had a quick trip thru Montgomery to look forward to. The sun seemed to be good most of the time and there was lots of action. I had looked ... (more)
Evidence of the variety of the yard switchers at Corbin is this unit and its MATE doing the chores. Usually the yard power was the most interesting thing. Since I never got to the Bone Valley, t... (more)
Well, at this point it's actually CSX but we don't see any evidence of the "C&O Clone" and this ex-L&N unit looks pretty good early on a summer morning.
Just another ex-L&N unit in for a periodic maintenance back when they did that there.
A northbound inspection train passing through Spruce Pine.
This former Clinchfield unit is resplendent in its new colors and sports a number it would no have long before being renumbered in the the 2100s. Holding still for a portrait.
This former Clinchfield unit is resplendent in its new colors and sports a number it would no have long before being renumbered in the the 2100s. Inbounds commonly ran up the main and backed into... (more)
Seaboard System SD40-2 #1274, C30-7 #7001 and SD40-2 #1265 lead a southbound on the Fitzgerald Subdivision. #1274 was built March 1974 as Louisville & Nashville #1274. Unit later became Seaboard ... (more)
Seaboard System U18B #1892 offering up a faint smoke trail as it idles on a chilly morning. #1892 was built December 1973 as Seaboard Coast Line #254 and later became CSX #1892
A sharp looking SS GP38-2 leads a southbound freight past the Talladega local and crew.
There's a great old railroad in there trying to get out!
Former Clinchfield unit is looking great in my pick for the best gray scheme ever.
An SD-45 leads three, four-axle GEs on a northbound TOFC hot shot approaching Acca Yard. The train has just crossed the James River.
A string of four axle GEs motor across the James River Bridge in the last light of a June evening.