On a beautiful spring day, a soundbound grain train passes through downtown Falkville.
A CSX work train passes through Lanett and past one of the major textile employers of this region, the West Point Stevens Mill. Today that company is long gone with a majority of their mills bein... (more)
A solid set of classic EMD power mostly in the form of 4-axles units leads the local A38 into Irondale. Soon this train enter into the receiving yard of Norris where it will await its turn to go ... (more)
After a lengthy stay in the Macon Siding reflecting on life as it waits for a meet with southbound trains Q611, Q619 and Q617, the all UP powered Q612 finally gets a signal to pull out of the pass... (more)
NS Northbound Local Freight Train A84 (Wilton to Talladega, AL. Turn) passing through Talladega, AL.
The very elusive and rarely seen Z389 ATN train from Birmingham to Gadsden sits tied down on the former SAL route into Birmingham. With an exotic collection of former Southern Pacific locomotives... (more)
With a hot train of domestic containers heading for Atlanta, 24E passes by a Canadian visitor on that day’s NS 335 whose crew... (more)
A motley assortment of vintage equipment will soon become retail space as the former railroad equipment is part of a major facelift to the Grants Mill Station shopping center in Irondale. The tra... (more)
Hot on the heels of Q611 which came through earlier, today’s Q619 charges across the field in Chehaw with a pair of clean YN3... (more)
Q619 makes an afternoon appearance charging past a simple dirt road in Loachapoka with a new boxcar logo GEVO on the point.
Now that's what I call a Tank Car
Quadriclops over a Quadrilocker A pair of Nordiques from the land of Canada make a rare appearance in the South as they lead the day’s NS 335 freight train through the 27th street crossing... (more)
The very rarely seen Vulcan Materials switcher makes a daylight appearance outside the plant to move cars along the Varnons storage track before it heads back into the vastness of Vulcan Materials... (more)
A southbound autorack train passes by Hartselle's L&N passenger station. Built in 1914, it now houses the chamber of commerce and an event space.
Casualties of Progress With the signal upgrade in full swing along the CSX S&NA Subdivision between Birmingham and Montgomery, more)