Ol' Blue still kicking leading 361 down to ATL and eventually maybe Macon.
The April 11, 1981 Southern Steam Special ran from Atlanta to Chattanooga, a distance of approximately 115 miles each way. The power was SOU Ms Class 2-8-2 4501, assisted by Southern FP7 6141. SOU... (more)
The October 30, 1982 Southern Steam Special ran from Atlanta to Chattanooga, a distance of approximately 115 miles each way. The power for this trip was NKP S2 class 2-8-4 765, built by Lima Locom... (more)
Here is 282 passing the station and carpet mills at NS Hair in downtown Dalton. Only on the longest days of the year can you get light on a northbound here.
Atlanta, GA-Bellevue, OH rack train 288 is about to hit the diamonds over the CSX W&A Sub at NS Hair.
To break up the CSX widecab fest thats been my photostream as of late (I hate being back in Athens), here is a little NS highhood action from back in March. A classic southern veteran shoves a str... (more)
CSXT 460 and 399 lead a mixed freight through Hair Interlocking in Dalton, GA, where the CSX (L&N) crosses the NS (Southern) mainlines from Atlanta to Chattanooga at grade. In the background is th... (more)
Brand new ES44AC 6324 leads 123 cars of coal south towards Atlanta.
B36-7 #3816 leads fellow B36-7 #3815 and GP50 #7060 southbound at Dalton. Serving as mid-train power are B36-7s 3817, 3818, and 3819 (six 4 axle, high adhesion units, including 5 of the 6 B36-7s ... (more)
Southbound Triple Crown is about to cross CSXT at grade. This train was long enough to occupy the interlocking for five minutes.
Work train 56W with 2 gondola cars and a truck distribute track materials along the main line.
The Dalton Yard Job heads South solo to switch cars around Phelps. Good place for the cooler as the temperature is only about 30 deg. F when the photo was taken.
NS train 22N eases past a broken rail near the NS/CSX crossover.
A work train goes back for more tie plates to lay out for upcoming maintenance on the Atlanta North End.
NS B23-7 # 3994 was involved in a head on crash with a pair of C39-8`s south of Dalton , Ga. Locomotives 8641 , 2799 , & 3994 were destroyed .