Norfolk Southern Local AB07 is seen here dropping off cars at North Yard for BNSF at 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL. Before heading back to Norris Yard with a trio of NS MP15DC's
A Norfolk Southern Local is seen here passing through Birmingham, AL. On their way to Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
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With the help of northbound NS 173 providing a stop in the CSX flow through the 27th street crossing, a well timed meet is taking place and framed by the signal bridge ... (more)
NS 8103 (N&W) leads a +13,000ft 173 towards Sheffield, Alabama as seen here crossing the CSX double mains at the 27th St interlocking.
Topping out at nearly 13,000 feet, NS Train 173 heads West across the CSX Gate at 27th Street Interlocking in Birmingham, AL. With the Norfolk & Western (NW) Heritage Unit #8103 on the point
The First Responders heritage unit leads train 320 through north Birmingham on a hot Spring afternoon.
A meet between Northbound NS 130 and southbound NS 225 offers a great look at how two of the NS lines running through Birmingham converge near the 32nd street interlocker. Train 130 takes a diver... (more)
A Non-Automatic Block Approach signal greets the heavy six axle units of AB68 as they gracefully negotiate a sharp curve onto the Lehigh Branch. The loads of coal behind these units are heading t... (more)
Pigeons start to fly as the 110 dB release of sound from the air horn of an SD40-2 alerts everyone that AB09 has started to move towards Finley yard.
The "Smurfs" as they've been dubbed by the railfan community sit inside East Thomas awaiting their next assignment. These two blue beauties stared out as units for the MKT and Penn Cent... (more)
Norfolk Southern Freight 183 heads South to Mobile, AL. As they roar through 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL. With the SOU ES44AC #8099 Heritage Unit on the point
Q124 slows as it rolls through the magic city of Birmingham, Alabama. This was the result of waiting all of 5 minutes for a train to show. A beautiful sunny day in the south, and a beautiful skyli... (more)
Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 27A heads South though the Magic City of Birmingham, AL. With NS SD70 #2527 leading a NS C40-9