Coming off the Atlanta Division bound for points north I guess. I confess I never paid much attention to where trains originate or terminate, only to where the train and I are going to be simulta... (more)
Two trains wait to get into the yard by the common but odd procedure of running up the on SAL main to the north end of the yard and backing into the receiving yard.
Battered and neglected, reduced to yard duty, two former SAL veterans are given the task of helping a train go up the main to back into the inbound yard. The 2121's consist has a lame horse and t... (more)
After the SCL merger the MBAs at Jacksonville reduced access to the import industrial port city from 5 to 1, that one being at the mercy of at least two moveable bridges. Once one of the only U-b... (more)
Nice looking in th new paint job.
The NS 8099 Southern along with the NS 1068 Erie trailing head through Pine Hall, NC just north of the spur for Belews Creek Steam Station, which is the destination for it's 105 car load of coal.
Extended D/B and high headlight are dead giveaways that this is an ex-CRR unit. Train behind is a daily train 466 on the Winston Salem Southbound which mixed power from the two competitors.
After a summer storm passes, the NS 1071 Jersey Central leads the NS 29W through Mayodan, NC on it's way to Roanoke, Va
Originally SCL, this model was somewhat overshadowed by the more numerouse U36Bs.
Sounding more like a overgrown tractor than most GEs, these were always neat to find. Looks like the hostler is moving her to the ready track in the "field".
Train #156 passing Charlotte Yard
Train #138 working Charlotte Yard
Originally L&N this unit is actually CSX at this point but they didn't letter yet so it's fair SBD game in my book. Note the wimpy little tank. EMD reduced the length to decrease capacity, GE th... (more)
I didn't see this very often. Four of the rebuilds bring up an inbound ballast train. This was the spot. Almost everything passed by the washer.
A westbound for Asheville. The power for #171 eases through downtown Saluda to get their third section at Melrose.