No work in Auburn on this day, so the local is really rolling. Looks like a pretty big train (common in those days), so the old EMD probably had a tough go on the 12 mile climb from the Tallapoos... (more)
An SD50 teams with an SD40-2 to take grain loads south on the old West Point Route.
The old West Point Route has never been a big coal conduit, but it used to see at least a few unit trains like this one, likely headed south for the export coal terminal at Mobile.
Southbound at North Donahue Drive with a former CR SD70MAC leading. Today the billboard is gone and the surroundings have been fancified with upscale apartments and condos.
The setting sun emits its last rays of light on the WofA mainline in Loachapoka as it silhouettes the veteran color light signal at mile post 121.5 along CSX's eastern Alabama route.
On a mostly cloudy November afternoon, with T-Storm's all around, ATN Grain Train Z411 heads North crossing the Coosa River in Ohatchee, AL. Bound for the Grain Plant in Ivalee, AL.
Westbound BS port job passing through Mulga
Norfolk Southern Coal drag 74G is seen here tied down at the Gaston Steam Plant in Wilsonville, AL. Waiting to be unloaded. This day 74G had the Wabash Heritage Unit on the point
A SOO Line SD60 makes a rare appearance in the southeast, leading NS train 164 through the mountains of north Alabama about an hour before sunset. The fall colors were beginning to peak in the sou... (more)
CEFX "Blue Bird" SD40M-2 #3152 leads CSX Rack Train Q235-12 South through Lineville, AL.
These looked good, even patched up...
NS Train 384 slows pulls northbound through downtown Birmingham Alabama as the crew is close to the end of their run that started in along the 3B district earlier in the day.
Photo by Roger Puta.
With paint so fresh it still gleams in the reflection of light, the solo power of work train W049 rests on the siding in Notasulga on a clear October night.
Happy Halloween Even taggers can sometimes help the railroad get into the Halloween Spirit.