Hi-hood GP38 switches pigs at Southern's tiny yard just south of downtown Augusta
Back in L&N days, four-axle power was the norm for most trains on the south end of the railroad, so this power set (2 U30Cs and an SD40) was a good catch as it passed Bell Street tower on its way ... (more)
Orders have just been handed-up by the Troy agent, and 314's power is digging in around the curve as they head uphill toward downtown Troy. Just 50 miles from its origin in Montgomery, the train h... (more)
The return leg of the Henry Turn is northbound on the Peoria line behind a trio of new GP15Ts. At Bureau Jct, the train will enter the mainline and head east.
The final GA/West Point paint scheme was basic black with almost no ornamentation. This earlier version, with the road name high on the hood, was maybe a bit more interesting.
Runthru trains 213/214, initiated in 1973, generally ran over A&WP/WofA between Atlanta and Montgomery with L&N power. Though they were a big step toward loss of the WP/Georgia group as independen... (more)
Bracketing a much newer MP15 in Family Lines paint, a pair of GP7s illustrate striping variations in SCL's scheme.
The southbound local comes over the hump just south of downtown Cape as it passes an empty Missouri Pacific run-through UEL coal train.
Its 567s already removed for transplanting into a pair of RS-1s, 101A will soon be towed to West End Yard, where it will spend a few weeks before heading to the scrapper.
Three former SLSF GEs - two B30-7s in green and a U30B still in orange and white - lead a westbound freight past the Hasting depot.
Just a few hundred feet past its Tuscaloosa station stop, the New Orleans-bound Crescent bangs across the former GM&O, now just a stump that ends on the city's south side.
An Artesia-bound freight is just a couple miles out of Montgomery's West End Yard. Ex-GM&O 635 and a trio of Paducah rebuilds are in charge, as the head end passes a speed limit sign and whistle b... (more)
A trio of U23Bs team with a U25B to power a southbound freight past shabby Union Station.