Dogwoods and dwarf signals... It may look like West Virginia or Kentucky, but this location is literally 4 miles from downtown Atlanta.
A text from a friend allowed me to capture a late running GNRR switch job. My wife calls it the Guns-N-Roses Railroad.
Local power watches another through freight pass by on the lightly used CSX Dothan Sub. The power is sitting on the ex-Seaboard Air Line to Tallahassee.
The original Norfolk Southern Heritage passes the First Baptist Church in Forest Park.
A 111 car Doraville to East Point transfer passes coal train 735-04 in downtown Atlanta.
A pair of high hoods bring some empty cement hoppers back to Doraville Yard.
A colorful consist with a grey leader got me out of the house with my 2 & 4 year old kids. Luckily the train kept rolling so no time for boredom to take hold.
Veteran's unit leading a Jacksonville to Chicago intermodal on the 3rd of July.
Zebra striped Draper-Taper cowl... yes please.
A patriotic leader on Independence Day 2014.
Daily autorack train Q282 is crossing the Flint River as he approaches the crossing of the former Seaboard Air Line Tallahassee-Columbus line.
A hodgepodge of two leasers and a GP38-2 finally gets a Nashville-Atlanta train from the 23rd to destination.
This crew was joking with passing trains about the paparazzi, however with a high temp of 90 degrees I don't think they were as pleased as I was with the un-air-conditioned leader.
A Whitaker to Inman Yard intermodal transfer crosses over at Austell with appropriately oriented motors.
A GNRR Freight heads South as they pass through Holy Springs, GA. Bound for Elizabeth, GA. On a beautiful Fall afternoon