An all EMD consist brings New Orleans-Atlanta intermodal/rack train past one of my favorite photo locations in Atlanta.
The super elevation isn't necessary for 10mph running on 100 lb. 1920's era rail. Both the rail and the ex-Southern Pacific GP20 have seen much faster speeds.
It is easy to see why the L&N chose a completely different alignment for their Knoxville to Atlanta mainline. While running only 10mph, the Georgia Northeastern still does a good job maintaining ... (more)
I went shopping for something a little different on Black Friday. After bringing a BNSF-CSX steel wheel intermodal transfer into 59th Street, power short CSX decided to put this set on their Chic... (more)
A more popular and reliable EMD leads a Linwood-Macon freight past a couple of 70 series piloting CSX Q61428.
Solvent based lead paint may not be good for the environment, but it lasts a long time.
One of three C44-9WLs still in BC Rail paint, I am almost certain this was the first time one has polished the rails of Atlanta, Georgia.
The columns of Phillips Arena leave no doubt of the location as a BNSF powered train of low sulphur sub-bituminous coal.
A colorful CSX intermodal crosses over at Oakland Jct with the Atlanta skyline in the background.
Chicago-Jacksonville intermodal 295 passes the Georgia Dome, home of the Atlanta Falcons. While the Georgia Dome isn't even old enough to consume alcohol, it will be replaced and demolished to ma... (more)
Passing under the clock tower for Nashville Union Station, E01511 struggles out of the gulch at South End. CN assigned this solo leaser SD40-2 to 103 empty CSXT bathtub gons from Chicago, IL/CN t... (more)
A leaser sporting Union Army colors passes the Nashville National Cemetery, which was purchased shortly after the Civil War and inters soldiers from from both sides.
Intermodal/autorack train 224-09 was a nice surprise as 175-08 came into view dragging into the siding. 175 would also see 370-10 before getting the light south.
A very colorful 175 hits the switch at Aragon.
A little SD40 action in downtown Atlanta.