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.
The southbound Amtrak Crescent hurries through the north end of Buford on a early August morning, where construction to extend Shadburn Ferry Road is progressing. The popular "railfan ... (more)
A South Yard to Industry Yard local passes through the junction at Spring with an ex BN SD40-2 on the point. Big rig trailers can be seen in the background for Luke Bryans show at Philips Arena.
A slew of mostly EMD power rests at the Tilford Yard shops on the northwest side of Atlanta. This bridge is a great vantage point, offering a nearly constant breeze and a great view of Atlanta's M... (more)
CSX's empty juice/intermodal train from Cincinnati crosses the Chattahoochee River on a hot summer afternoon. It's getting rarer to see a matched set of YN2 units as more dark blue paint is applie... (more)
On a perfect summer evening, Cripple Crown train 251 snakes off of the Southern and onto the Central of Georgia at CP Spring while most of downtown Atlanta stands overhead.
Two rare visitors to the Southeast are seen here on CSX ethonal train K442. A Canadian Pacific SD60 and AC4400CW will lead the train on the approximately 700 mile trip to Bensonville, Illinois.
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.
CSX 581 passes the depot in Kennesaw, GA late on a Friday evening with 3 dark future EMDs for power.
4 Nikon SB24s. Two on the train at full power, one on the grass at 1/4 power (hidden in the... (more)