A trio of "Dark Future" units climb out of the Etowah River Valley with southbound R647 in tow.
A colorful northbound rolls through Emerson behind CSXT 7828, CSXT 5467, CN 5708 and IC 1020.
Southbound Q581 was powered by a trio of standard cab EMD's. SD50 #8600, SD40-2 #8887 and SD40-2 #8135.
With juice cars on the front, a northbound crosses the Etowah River.
A southbound coal train struggles to climb out of the Etowah River Valley as it passes over the kudzu-covered hillside.
Dwelling amidst the kudzu covered banks of the Etowah river, I snapped this shot of Q540 as it wound down to the river in heavy DB from the top of the hill at Emerson.
NB CSX freight with UP power soaring high over the Etowah River.
A NB CSX freight rounds some of the curves at Emerson, GA.
NB CSX over the Etowah River.
CSXT 686 leads Q688 NB over the Etowah River late in the day.
Ready for the roll-by as Q547 holds the main for the meet.
CSXT 390 leads a string of loaded Herzog ballast hoppers northbound across Etowah River.
AC power of the EMD flavor leads this grain-train-looking manifest freight up the hill at Emerson.
Bringing home the m.t. Juice Trains.
CP 6010 & CSXT 2767 help the SOO leader as they crawl into Emerson with 72 coke loads.