Grain loads for Athens storm through Bogart with a nice change of pace - an EMD leader, veteran SD40 at that - leading the way.
Intermodal traffic for Jacksonville, FL from Chicago roll south down the Macon District, only a few miles out of a crew change in the district's namesake city.
The roundtrip Gordon to Macon local departs Brosnan Yard with over 60 cars of miscellaneous kaolin cars, scrap gons, and wood chip hoppers for industries in and around Gordon.
A trio of UP motors lead loaded ethanol train south at Edgewood, the junction of the Macon District main and the Griffin District. The train has just come off the Atlanta South End and is currentl... (more)
NS #207 has a new crew on board as it heads north toward Atlanta, passing the junction with the Griffin District at Edgewood.
NS #207 heads west/south into Macon across the Ocmulgee River. This train will run the loop track south of Brosnan Yard in order to head north up the Atlanta South End and ultimately to Austell, G... (more)
A nice EMD trio leads local rock run G08 out of Brosnan Yard, heading for loading at Postell.
The Southern heritage unit #8099 leads two SD60I's on train 174 out the north end of Brosnan Yard.
The resident RJ Corman genset goes about its duties at Graphic Packaging, located at the south end of NS's Brosnan Yard.
The tri-weekly Atlanta to Pendergrass freight rumbles past the SG512 defect detector at Cleveland Road on the outskirts of Athens, GA. This train is nearly all loads for Fowler Junction on the Abb... (more)
The Conrail heritage unit leads train #174 north out of Macon towards Atlanta on a beautiful spring day.
Running engines light northward, 52G has left it's train on main #2 behind me. The train is for Fieldale Farms in Baldwin, only a couple miles to the south. The track there requires loaded unit tr... (more)
Coal loads for Cope, SC blast north into the small town of Bogart with a newer ES44 leading and an older ES44 shoving on the rear of the 110 cars.
A 9000' long M667 takes the siding at Harper to meet northbound rack train 211 and a coal train waiting out of sight in the distance.
The southbound Hamlet to Atlanta manifest takes the siding at Harper for a northbound to get by. Of note, trailing third was SD70M the "Spirit of Tampa", rarely seen out of the Bone Vall... (more)