Norfolk Southern Freight Train 125 makes their way Southbound as they roar through Dalton, GA. With Canadian Pacific SD9043MAC 9143 leading the way. for now this is my favorite catch of 2014
In what has to be one of if not the best consists of the year, one of only three remaining Canadian Pacific SD90/43mac's #9142 leads train 125 south through Dalton, Ga.
Norfolk Southern manifest #125 (Knoxville,TN - Macon,GA) sports a lashup worth driving far for with a rare CP SD9043MAC leading a BNSF Gevo and Ferromex ACe.
Southern Pacific AC44CW #187 leads CSX train Q582-15 (Atlanta,GA - Nashville,TN).
I never thought I would be shooting a pure Southern Pacific locomotive on a road train in 2014 but here it is. By the grace of the train Gods, one of five(?) unpatched SP AC44CW's wound up leading... (more)
Downtown sound was getting claim and quite as the Saturday evening hours progress, til NS 288 (Atlanta, GA-Detroit, MI) high tail north bound under the Hair signal with a pair of fairly new BNSF E... (more)
Well even new and up to date motors can break down. CSX 3120 and CSX 285 both sit at the Middle Dalton holdout waiting for CSX X785-07 to arrive and pick them up. Apparently the both unit was havi... (more)
In the mist of the heavy evening traffic from both CSX and NS through the Dalton thoroughfare, CSX Q675-09 (Hamlet,NC- Nashville,TN) slowly works its way north after receiving an approach signal t... (more)
NS 44A heads south through Dalton with a SD60E at the lead.
A deadhead OCS move splits the Southern Railway signals at Norton, just to the north of Dalton, GA. As evidenced by the modern Safetran hood signals, this set will soon fall victim to progress, th... (more)
NS 796 approaches the diamond at Dalton, GA as it crosses the CSX Western & Atlantic Subdivision. Nice to finally see this unit in Daylight!
NS 729 pulls North towards Chattanooga, TN on the NS Atlanta North District after meeting a local with a HighHood GP38-2.
NS manifest #347 catches some of the last rays of the day while CSX autorack train Q210 slowly creeps by waiting for #347 to clear the diamond
NS 72Z ducks under the signal bridge at CP Phelps with a long string of loaded coal hoppers bound for Savannah
Southbound auto rack train passing the restored Southern Railway freight depot in background