East Point based local job, GE07 and it's ECO Snail Set stand at the gate to Coca-Cola's Hapeville, Georgia plant as the crew waits for the plant manager to allow their entry for the day.
January 17, 2002 finds A741 drilling cars for Owens Corning in blustery conditions at Fairburn, Georgia on the A&WP/WofA Subdivision with what was then the backbone of the local fleet in the South... (more)
Empty Herzog GPS ballast train 929 flies past UPS intermodal 230-26 in the siding. With slow running and heavy traffic, train priority takes a back seat to fluidity on the single track Atlanta So... (more)
I have to smile when I see rafting and tubing companies advertising "Shoot the Hooch". This is my own version of shooting the Hooch, a local colloquialism for the Chattahoochee.
NS 24E holds the main, flipping on the lights to roll by Amtrak #19, The Crescent, on a gloomy morning. Anyone who knows me understands I do not photograph in cloudy conditions, but this photo en... (more)
A pair of Canadian National units power a Southbound ethanol train over the high fill on the old Western & Atlantic tracks.
Winding down the grade into the Chattahoochee River Valley, the Conrail Heritage catches a spot of sun as it completes the journey to Atlanta.
An Atlanta-Savannah intermodal passes under an old Atlanta & West Point coaling tower, with the domed Coweta County Probate Court Building in the background.
Nearing the end of the line at Senoia, NS's G66 local is dwarfed by the massive Central of Georgia RR coaling tower where the line to Columbus split from the line to Griffin.
LRSX MK model TE-47-4E started life as an Alco S2 built in 1944 for the Manufacturers Railway. Into the late 1970's MRS looked to update it's aging fleet of Alco S2 and S4 models. In 1978, MRS S2 ... (more)
The former UP 8247 now a NS SD70ACU leads 220 north for Atlanta.
A single SD50-2 pulls a string of MOW equipment over the Etowah River. The train is bound for the Cartersville Subdivision, where track work is to be performed.
A solo EMD SD50-2 sits on the point of a MOW train parked on the old SCL tracks on the West side of town.
G92 drags a cut of recently loaded international doublestacks over the new rail/highway tracks, part of a recent expansion of NS's Whitaker Intermodal Terminal. The intermodal yard is named for J... (more)
A clean YN2 painted SD70MAC rolls a 12,094' North Baltimore, OH to Jacksonville, FL intermodal under NS's Inman Yard as it escapes the clutches of the CSX Atlanta Terminal.