Southern 630 sits silently by as a pair of Union Pacific GE's pull a loaded Yellowleaf coal train south towards Wilsonville, Alabama.
With a signal to proceed, AB62 makes its way through the various crossovers near 32nd street and onto the East End District or Passenger Main as it’s called over the radio.
The ATN mixed freight out of CSX's Boyle's Yard in downtown Birmingham has finally gotten a signal to cross NS after waiting on at least three of the Thouroughbred's freights to pass. On the point... (more)
Fresh out of the butchers shop, NS 3266 leads local job AB29 as they wait to enter the passenger main at 32nd St in Birmingham, Alabama.
After suffering a traction motor fire on the lead truck, NS 8888 is set out in the spur track at 27th St tower in Birmingham, Alabama. The traction motor has already been removed at the time this ... (more)
Norfolk Southern Freight Train 320 makes their way Eastbound through 32nd Street Interlocking in Birmingham, AL. Photo shot from 35th Street overpass
NS 7077 leads daily local A20 past the old 27th St tower with the Birmingham skyline as a backdrop
A pair of NS standard cab models stare each other down as the AB62 on the left prepares to cross onto the East End District while AB06 and its lone EMD work the North Yard tracks.
A quartet of UP power snakes its way off the East End District and onto the AGS South with numerous EMP green domestic containers heading back to LA. The Southern style signals protecting this ar... (more)
NS 8101 leads loaded coal train 74Z at 7thAve. in downtown Birmingham, Alabama
NS 1009 leads grain train 48X to New Orleans, Louisiana
GM&O SD40s did not visit Alabama much until the ICG merger. After that, they showed up frequently in Birmingham, and once in a while in Mobile, but never on the Montgomery line, which remained B... (more)
Old meets new as Southern 630 pulls around to 2nd Ave. as Amtrak 20 waits to proceed east towards Atlanta.
NS 3319 in it's final days as a high hood, works local job AB10 in north Birmingham.