A short 930 with 1 loaded aggregate gon and 4 empty hypochlorite tanks heads down the FEC Savannah Subdivision (aka K Branch) at FEC Savannah, Ft Pierce, FL.
A 10,213' intermodal reflects in a canal, with sea storms in the background.
Cleanup hitter train 109 crosses Crane Creek on a beautiful fall day in Florida. You couldn't pay me enough to live there, but I sure do like to visit.
The north local out of Ft Pierce returns home, splitting the signals at the north end of the double track. If you look closely, you can see the Intracoastal Waterway just above the locomotive.
With 72 loaded rock, 69 general freight and 9 empty autoracks; when asked, the engineer told the dispatcher he would be lucky to make 40 mph. The dispatcher told him 101 would be waiting at Micco... (more)
Only purchased by Seaboard System (and 1 for Dow Chemical), it is rare enough not to be listed in the RP.net locomotives. Seeing one on an intermodal transfer is that much cooler.
A Champion painted SD40 leads an elephant style consist through one of many curves in St Augustine.
Y115 runs as a turn from Savannah, GA to Meldrim, GA; shuttling wood chips to the leviathan International Paper Mill in Savannah. The kind of business a shortline can win, keeping tons of trucks ... (more)
Savannah would never cross my mind when thinking about horseshoe curves, but that is exactly what Y115 is negotiating to enter the Georgia Central yard. Unfortunately, all U-Boats were retired in... (more)
NS sent me a nice birthday present. With only the first 3 of the 8 units on-line, he was dogging it and eventually died at Bremen.
An extra intermodal with two KCSM units originated south of the border and ran straight to Atlanta with 60 wells of intermodal, demonstrating the continued success of the NS/KCS partnership.
I always made a point of shooting the Roadrailers, both because they were unique and the future was uncertain.
An empty CWR train heads north for another load of ribbon rail.
This rack train is on it's knees, but the abandoned tunnel marks the summit of Raccoon Mountain.
Using both leading lines and the rule of thirds, extra Atlanta to Memphis I3N crosses over the CSX.