The sounds of the thunder storm and the thunder of hard working prime movers fill the air as these old school GE's muscle 80 cars of coal through a Georgia thunderstorm.
GC L783 roars westbound with 80 cars of loaded coal. The engines are still dripping wet from passing through a thunder shower just to the east.
GC 3938 leads an 80 car coal train westbound through a downpour in Pembroke, GA. The train is bound for SP Paper in Dublin.
Four U-Boats and a CIRR SW1500 lead an 80 car coal train past the Manassas depot in the midst of a Georgia thunderstorm. The train is bound for SP paper in Dublin. Yes the sound was awesome!
The trio of U-Boats on L782 make their own storm as summer cumulus clouds build on the Horizon in Claxton, GA.
GC L782 rolls through Ohoopee, GA, the last town on the line before the train gets to the shops in Lyons where they will tie up.
GC L782 wades through the grass just east of Collins as it heads back towards Lyons.
GC L783 gets notched back up to track speed after crossing the imfamous 1 mile long Meldrim trestle, the site of the deadly Meldrim trestle disaster of 1959.
Happy 4th of July! Downtown Pembroke is all decked out for Independence Day as L783 smokes it up through town on the way to Groveland to swap trains with L782.
A trio of U23B's releases a massive plume of smoke as the train wades through the sea of grass in downtown Claxton. Sadly this scene will soon be gone with the relocation of the track to make way ... (more)
GC Y101 rolls past the Jeffersonville depot in the last minutes of light. This shot is harder to get nowdays, with the speed limit at 10 mph its often dark before they pass here on the return trip... (more)
After swapping crews, GC Y101 heads west for Macon in the nice evening light through Downtown Montrose.
GC train Y101 rolls past the Haskins Road crossing just west of Dudley with one of the more ragged looking U-Boats on the point, the NS paint is bleeding through.
GC Lyons to Dublin train L782 pulls into the West Dublin sidings to interchange with L782. This new open vista is provided by the new 441 bypass around Dublin.