A Grandfather and his grandchildren watch in anticipation and awe as intermodal train 290 glides into the Magic City on a clear morning.
Local job AB10 crosses the CSX interlocking at 27th St as Amtrak 20 leaves CSX trackage and enters NS trackage via "the new way" with phase 1 heritage unit 156 leading.
I do like city skylines and Birmingham has a fine one.
Train 385 heads south ahead of a nasty thunderstorm.
Running on a restricted signal behind a Coal Train is CSX Freight Q647-16 passing through Control Point Magella in Birmingham, AL. Heading South to Waycross, GA. With a trio of Leasers in charge
Train 26A navigates the "puzzle" just south of 32nd St in Birmingham, Alabama just ahead of a nasty thuderstorm.
Heading North up the passenger Main trying to stay ahead of a T-Storm is a Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train passing through 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL.
The triple deuce splits the endangered searchlights north of downtown Birmingham.
A Birmingham to Waycross manifest passes the preserved Sloss Furnace. Unfortunately, the searchlight signals will soon meet a different fate.
NS 329 passes one of the few remaining Southern RR cantilevers. A set of OSHA compliant steps have been added, which is much better than the alternative.
CSX 9992 leads the office car special/business train south out of Birmingham AL, en route to Montgomery, AL.
Passing through 43rd Street in Birmingham, AL. Is NS Train 320 heading Eastbound to Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
Back when Birmingham skies were often smudgy from the many operating steel mills, BS 251 works in the Ensley yard.
CSX train P901 , which was the business train or as some say, office car special, heads north out of CSX Boyles Yard at CP Black Creek, en route North to Nashville, TN on the S&NA North Division o... (more)