The increasingly rare U23B motors smoke up the scene on their journey through rural Georgia on the way back to Macon.
GC 3938 and 3950, veteran high-hood U23B's of Southern heritage, leads the Y101 west across the Oconee River in Dublin, GA, headed back towards Macon.
Georgia Central's lone low-hood (ex CSX) U23B, #1004, leads train L783 towards Dublin in a pouring rain.
U-Boats in God's Country... get your photos while you can.
Hot times in small town 'Merica... both literally and figuratively.
Originally L&N this unit is actually CSX at this point but they didn't letter yet so it's fair SBD game in my book. Note the wimpy little tank. EMD reduced the length to decrease capacity, GE th... (more)
Passing the old station which is all that remains of downtown.
Dirty engines with clean exhaust... Georgia Central's well maintained U23Bs drag uphill at Pembroke.
Southern Railway U23B #3921 led train #93 from Albany (GA) and is tied down on the Coal Track. #3921 was built May 1974 and later became Norfolk Southern #3921
Just another ex-L&N unit in for a periodic maintenance back when they did that there.
Westbound coal taking it easy through Soperton
The engineer aboard GC 3910 gives a look like saying, "dont you have anything better to do than chase trains?"
Only one place in the world you can see high hood U23Bs hauling intermodal containers under Spanish Moss.
The U23B was GE's big success story on Southern, with 70 of the model being purchased, followed by 54 B23-7s. Those numbers look slim compared to the hundreds of GP38/AC/-2s on the road, but it w... (more)