The ex-Southern signals at Norton Holdout have since been replaced with hooded "Darth Vaders" but the Virginian Heritage Unit is still going strong. This is my third Heritage capture, more)
The Wabash Heritage unit pounds the diamond at Bremen, running on ex-Central of Georgia Chattanooga to Macon trackage and crossing the old Southern main from Atlanta to Birmingham. This is my sec... (more)
With the Monongahela Heritage Unit leading, Roadrailer 251 heads into Industry Yard to make its Atlanta setoff, while a Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) train also slows for a ... (more)
With the replacement aluminum signal bridge looming, a riveted cantilever with Color Position Light signals still earns its keep. If it isn't gone by now, it will be soon.
Working local industries Northwest of Atlanta, the Georgian Northeastern local shoves across the multiple lanes of Interstate 75.
NS 334 takes a diverging clear at Howell Wye while CSX grain train G44009 has an approach signal at 10th Street heading towards a crew change at Tilford Yard. Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USALocomotive #: NS 9477Train ID: NS 334-10Photo Date: August 11, 2013
Georgia Northeastern takes the first half of a grain train north over busy I-75 in northwest Atlanta. Due to the 2012 Midwest drought, this is imported grain out of Mobile, AL headed to the Pilgr... (more)
"Is that STEAM JACK coming?" Nope, just a Catfish passing a white Crepe Myrtle.
Friends think I'm crazy for liking the Grey & Yellow as much as the Retro-Belle scheme. I was surprised and excited when a friend told me the KCS runthrough had a matched set of grey 70ACes. Her... (more)
For some reason, I've always liked the way KCS's grey scheme looks on an SD70ACe nose. A friend says there were only 9 of 25 remaining in grey paint. Not sure if that is true, but KCS has been d... (more)
Southbound 792 with the Conrail Heritage Unit meets 727-02 with three much less interesting ES44ACs. This is my eighth Heritage capture, Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Cedartown, Georgia, USALocomotive #: NS 8098Train ID: NS 792-01Photo Date: August 03, 2013
Ex-EMD demonstrator GMDX 71 leads KCS-NS runthrough intermodal 220. KCS 3997 is now just another pretty face in KCS's harem of Southern Belles.
My daughter Harper watches the DPU retreat on NS 226. The joint Blue Streak service is the fastest between Los Angeles & Atlanta and is competitive with over the road teams.
The sun is just peeking through the morning haze as mist forms on a very full Chattahoochee River and 24E completes the 2 day journey from Dallas to Atlanta.
Bye bye CPL... the aluminum box and signal mast are already up for the "Glendale Holdout". The old Color Position Light signals south of Glendale have already fallen so get your photos now.