The engineer give us the thumps up for keeping up with his train as NS M29 with the Southern Heritage Unit roar down the AGS North-End main for Irondale, AL. About 82 years ago the people who live... (more)
Switching at Guntersville is ATN’s pair of former CN wide cab GP40-2s. The newly painted 9401 is the first and so far only unit painted for the ATN, while the trailing unit, 9651, still retains so... (more)
ATN 9401 (ex-CN/HLCX) is the first locomotive to be fully painted and lettered for the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway. The spiffy new paint job, which is similar to paint schemes found on some ... (more)
Thundering down the straight away just north of Attalla, Alabama is NS M29 being led by one of famous NS Heritage Unit, Southern Rwy #8099.
Norfolk Southern's Southern heritage unit #8099 leads train M29 down the AGS North End on the Alabama District. This is an extra part of train 129 that runs daily from Chattanooga, Tn to Birmingha... (more)
Daily local job A21 passes through downtown Birmingham, Alabama en route to Wilton, Alabama on the 3B District. This train doesn't usually have big AC power so this was quite a surprise!
After waiting on NS to give the Alabama & Tennessee River Railroad (ATN) local Z389-21 a clear board to cross the diamond at 32nd St., the ATN local is underway heading back to Gadsden, Ala from C... (more)
In lousy weather a northbound freight is approaching the yard with one I have a warm spot for, orginially Clinchfield. Note to modelers, in 1997 they were still hauling cross-cut pulpwood. No mo... (more)
A UP pool unit is on the far right at Birmingham's ex-L&N engine terminal. By this date, former Chessie, Family Lines and Seaboard System units were pretty well thoroughly mixed on CSX Transportat... (more)
One of CSXT's Yard Jobs is seen here shoving their Train back to their yard in in Montgomery, AL.
A very recent patch job working the Gulf Coast at one of my favorite southern locations, not too busy and lots of roads showed up here.
Norfolk Southern Intermodal/Vehicle Train 22Q makes their way Southbound as they pass through 32nd Street Interlocking in Birmingham, AL. While an NS Rail Train is seen tied down on the right
Norfolk Southern Freight Train 153 makes their way Westbound as they roar through Heflin, AL. With BNSF (former ATSF) C44-9W Warbonnet 669 on the point
"Faded Glory" ex Santa Fe Dash 9 #669 leads daily train 153 through rural east Alabama on a nice September afternoon.