After running from New Orleans as L&N 414, this run-through train will shortly be on the rails of the West Point Route, where it will operate as train 214 to Atlanta. This was in the early days o... (more)
During a work trip to Warner-Robins AFB, I managed to find a set of Georgia Central locomotives tied down in the yard. Glad I did, most GC UBoats are now off the roster.
L&N runthroughs initiated in the early 1970s brought a little color to the West Point Route. Power was mostly GP38s and U23Bs with other B-Bs mixed in. In this shot, a portion of Auburn Universi... (more)
Photo from the 1980s.
Ex-L&N 2800 takes a weed-spraying train south on the former Western Railway of Alabama. This is very close to the Vulcan Materials quarry opened in 2003.
Seaboard System U23B #2719, U23B #2722, MP15T #1212, B23-7 #5102, GP40's 6724 & 6791, and U36B's 5771 & 5720) lead train 1st #329 southbound out of the yard and up Pine Mountain. #2719 was built ... (more)
Southern Railway U23B #3917 and GP38 #2822 lead the Allie-Columbus local southbound on the "R" line. #3917 was built May 1974 and later became Norfolk Southern #3917 before going to the... (more)
A quartet of Georgia Central U23B's thunder through the south Georgia pines making the unmistakable GE 'chug' sound. This was sadly the last time I was fortunate enough to shoot these. RIP Georgia... (more)
This former L&N locomotive is working the big tie treatment plant just east of the main line, moving gons of treated and untreated timbers.
From Monon, to L&N, to SBD to the wilds of rural New York for another owner filling in on the D&H.
Busy day at Wimpey Minerals Quarry. The Rockrunner power sits idle on the siding while the U23B switches a cut of cars.
A 4 pack of Georgia Central U23Bs roll west through the small town of Manassas, GA with a short train which will be dropped at Collins and will then run light power to the shops in Lyons for the w... (more)
After swapping trains and some power with L783, westbound L782 get on their way with a 4 pack of Georgia Central U23Bs.
Westbound L783 rolls through the small town of Pembroke on its way to meet L782 at Groveland.
Westbound L783 prepares to depart Meldrim with one of the new players second out.