At a place once known as Middle Yard, what I think is L&N train 301 peels off the mainline and starts its run to Storage Yard in Gadsden.
NS 26A brings Mercedes automobile carloads off the AGS #2 mainline and into the 32nd street interlocking as it splits the signals controlling train movements here.
Old and New A brand new signal mast stands tall next to the older Southern style cantilever that is going to be replaced as part of a massive signal upgrade to the 32nd street area that wi... (more)
After a 34 year life on the railroad, the colorful aspects of this Railbox logo and slogan have faded away leaving behind their outline and original colors applied just down the road at the Pullma... (more)
The orange rusty colors of brand new wheels shine bright as they ride atop a former Conrail wheel flatcar used for the sole purpose of transporting railroad wheel sets.
The CNW initials on this auto rack have obviously seen much better days.
Something’s missing here While waiting for the BNSF Transfer to run around its train at North Yard, I noticed the top ... (more)
74K makes its way off the NA/West End District and onto the East End District as it splits the numerous signals controlling its movement. With a signal consolidation currently going on at 32nd st... (more)
With cars occupying all the tracks in the North Yard, today’s BNSF transfer has to utilize the AGS #1 mainline to run around its train. Here it’s seen switching off the AGS #1 and onto the lead t... (more)
Still wearing its original paint applied by the Pullman Standard paint shop at Butler, PA in June of 1974, this PS2CD keeps the Milwaukee Road legacy alive even after its official demise in 1986.
NS 385 passes through Historic 32nd St on the NS AGS South & Bham NS terminal Division, on ags#1 heading to Mobile AL on the 3B Division, which splits off South in Bessemer, AL.
The BNSF Transfer passes through 2nd Ave on the NS NA West End Division #2 track, as they use this route when they leave BNSF Thomas Yard, to deliver freight to NS at their 32nd St Yard nearby.
NS 339 passes through Downtown Birmingham on it's way to Meridian, MS.
CSX Q684 passes through Downtown Bham, AL on CSX#2 main, with big power & a big train, heading to Nashville TN through CSX Boyles Terminal Division.
CSX Q522 AKA the Alabama Southern R.R. heads north through town from Tuscaloosa AL with a short manifest, on CSX#1 track in the Boyles Terminal & NS AGS South Division, as they head to Boyles Yard... (more)