Alabama and Gulf Coast 444, which is the former Florida East Coast 444, rests on a cool winter morning at the State Docks yards.
Ever wonder what the wharf and water front in Mobile along the CSX looks like? Where eastbound coal empties passed in 2008 is likely getting very wet today, Aug. 29.
A pair of switch crews utilizing GP10s work ICG's main Mobile yard. That's Telegraph Road in the background, with the Southern yard to the left, and the Frisco/BN to the right.
Mobile was more generally B-B territory in GM&O and ICG days, but the C-Cs did make their way to the Gulf shores occasionally. On this nice January day 6044 - one of ten ex-CRI&P units acquired af... (more)
CSX uses big C-Cs on coal coming into mobile these days, but in the early 1980s, L&N went through a period where it seemed they thought GP38s were the perfect power for every application. In this ... (more)
A real Family Lines train, this southbound ran Hamlet, NC to Atlanta on former the SCL/SAL, then Atlanta to Montgomery on the A&WP/WofA, and finally on the L&N the rest of the way to the Port City... (more)
ICG GP8 7740 is leading a slightly newer Paducah-built GP10 as a switch job heads across the Southern crossing. In the background are the yards of the Southern and, across Telegraph Road, the BN (... (more)
A fairly fresh example of one of Paducah's final efforts at redoing early geeps...
Just in time for Halloween - a faded pumpkin. Even though IC/ICG had trouble with the orange in their orange and white scheme fading, they somehow reached a decision that solid orange might work. ... (more)
eastbound road freight near Mobile, AL
GM&O Alco S2 working at Mobile, AL in this Summer 1973 scene.
Seaboard Coast Line GP40 #1505 was built December 1966, on order #7929, as Atlantic Coast Line #920. Unit later became Seaboard System #6662, then CSX #6662
GM&O GP30 524 resting between trips at Mobile, AL || August 1973
Southern Railway GP50 #7088, later to become Norfolk Southern #7088, ready to lead a 3B District train north to Birmingham