Still sporting the dual firecracker antennas from the days of radio trains, a couple of SD60s bracket a 70M-2 over Pumpkinvine Creek.
A Conrail SD40 running Southern RR style.
A Savannah to Fairburn intermodal gets off the joint NS/CSX trackage onto home rails. The arrangement dates back to CofG and A&WP days.
Spring has sprung in Atlanta. Unfortunately, train 96G has already laid continuous welded rail to the south that will replace the old jointed rail it is traveling on.
A shot I've wanted to re-capture for a while, a northbound NS freight crosses the Oostanaula River west of Calhoun, GA.
A NS freight passes the camp cars of a MOW gang working on the Atlanta North District. As far as I know, Norfolk Southern is the only railroad still using rolling motels.
In a scene that could pass for Alberta or British Columbia, a couple of canucks roll into Atlanta for a crew change.
A Birmingham-Atlanta manifest flies up the A&WP on a crisp spring morning.
The "bar code" backs onto it's train after setting off Atlantas.
They call it "The Slide", a 1/4 mile long 3.2% grade making up elevation from Tilford Yard to the W&A Mainline. Used almost exclusively by inbound trains, only the lightest trains will ... (more)
A couple of old heads bring Kansas City-Jacksonville train 285 past a new PTC istallation in downtown Atlanta.
I do like city skylines and Birmingham has a fine one.
Catching the last rays of sun, an Alabama & Tennessee River southbound catches the last rays of light crossing the Cahaba River. Thanks to Josh Putman for all the help.
175's destination has been changed from Macon, GA to Birmingham, AL today, making for a nice run down the AGS North past the beautifully maintained depot in Ft Payne.
Delayed significantly by a southbound with engine troubles on the single track, NS 201-01 lays the hammer down as it clears the speed restrictions on Raccoon Mountain.