At a place once known as Middle Yard, what I think is L&N train 301 peels off the mainline and starts its run to Storage Yard in Gadsden.
On a cloudy/bright winter day, 1720 and a pair of U18Bs lead a freight south on the ex-ACL Thomasville line. That's SCL's Waycross line in the foreground, while the Southern is behind the photogr... (more)
This Charleston area local has either mechanical failures, or its crew is dead on hours, so the folks at Bennett Yard have sent a crew with nearly-new 4218 to the rescue.
GP40s are in charge of a northbound freight as it passes through fall colors just south of Roanoke on the former Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast.
A local (maybe the Walterboro train?) led by a pair of GP7s swings out of the superelevated curve a few hundred yards south of Bennett Yard. They're still in the flood plain (or is it tidal flats... (more)
Nearly-new SCL 4219 sits at the Bennett Yard engine facility awaiting the next shift. This shot illustrates the 'good old days' - when railroads could just dump whatever, wherever.
Its black paint almost covered by brownish road grime, SCL 1966 waits in Montgomery for the next call. One of 20 former SAL SDP35s (ACL brought one SDP35 to the merged road), 1966 has been in fre... (more)
A southbound freight behind a trio of GP38-2s has met a northbound train behind a trio of GP40s. The crews have spotted the diesels side-by-side and now are swapping trains so that every gets to ... (more)
SCL 511 - with unusual white-on-black number boards - teams with a GP40, U36B and a pair of old GE C-Cs to lead a southbound freight through Hanahan. In a few minutes they'll drop down the hill i... (more)
After working an industrial area along the Cooper River, a switch crew working with a Family Lines MP15 is about to shove across busy Rivers Avenue on the last lap back to the mainline.
SCL 1950 waits fro a crew to head up the L&N to Birmingham. Don't know if the white-on-black number boards signified RC unit or ???
At start-up, Amtrak bought Es from railroads all over the USA, and also leased additional units, such as SCL 549.
After working an industrial area along the Cooper River, a switch crew heads along a litter-strewn branch back to Bennett Yard.
The southbound Piedmont sits at Kemper Street.
The lead E8A on northbound Crescent catches a ray of late evening sunlight as it snakes its train into Chamblee, an Atlanta suburb that - at the time of this photo - was on the far northeast edge ... (more)