With new hooded tri-colors already up at the next three sidings north, this is likely the last time I'll shoot the old signals unadulterated.
For whatever reason, I've always dug second hand power. Power hungry NS did the bare minimum to get this unit in service, in this case hauling a hot UPS intermodal.
I hate hate hate bare table trains, but I was in the area and made the best when a friend texted me this train had departed Atlanta.
Chicago to Atlanta 215 makes a setoff and pickup at Whitaker Yard, while work progresses adding additional ramp tracks.
Not quite a heritage unit, or much to celebrate, but UP 7496 is the 5000th Evolution Series locomotive produced by General Electric.
Other than the nose mounted vertical headlight, it would be difficult to tell this was once an AT&SF 3,600hp racehorse. Glad to see it is still earning it's keep for the timebeing.
A Birmingham to Waycross manifest passes the preserved Sloss Furnace. Unfortunately, the searchlight signals will soon meet a different fate.
NS 329 passes one of the few remaining Southern RR cantilevers. A set of OSHA compliant steps have been added, which is much better than the alternative.
FEC 210 perfectly frames a palm tree, while kayakers pass below.
"Why I rose before the sun on our Florida family beach vacation."
With a shortage of GEVOs, many trains were running with GP40s trailing. With three long FEC bridges in 10 miles, Melbourne is a target rich environment.
With a palm tree, boat and channel marker in a tidal estuary with an FEC train passing by, this photo is how I like to picture Florida.
A late "unit train" catches the first rays of sunshine passing through the former town of Eau Gallie. For anyone in the area, check out Intracoastal Brewing Company located in the old d... (more)
Ex-KCS 2000, aka the "NAFTA unit", is an appropriate leader for an solid train of imports originating on KCS de Mexico passing 295-09 waiting on a crew change. As Mexican business has i... (more)
An Enola, PA-Elkhart, IN manifest passes the quaint depot at Waterloo, IN.