NS's "Illinois Terminal" and UP's "Chicago Northwestern" heritage units pose side by side at the Norris Yard Diesel Shop awaiting their next assignments, out of Birmingham, Alabama. Nowhere near ... (more)
With a load of coal waiting for a crew on track 2, a pair of BNSF motors pull an empty NS 270 through Birmingham as the long train of empty auto racks head east to Lincoln for a delivery to the Ho... (more)
A logo less BNSF executive painted mac pushes hard on the rear end of NS 735 as the empty hopper train heads out of Birmingham heading back to the coal fields in the west for another load of black... (more)
East & West Rail from across the pond in England as well as from the land of the rising sun work together in tandem t... (more)
Remote-controlled AS616 #367 rumbles through Ensley, AL. I believe the guy with the Ghostbusters backpack is the operator. I also think this unit was re-engined with and EMD engine. I saw one r... (more)
Southern #630 departing Old Terminal Station at 2nd Ave heading north up the West End District for Parrish, AL, Thanks to TVRM and NS for the great show of Steam to start the day off.
630 engineer David Pugh services the locomotive at the former Terminal Station site after a day of steam excursions out of Birmingham, AL.
NS Train 953 with Southern #630 running on CSX Birmingham Terminal Trackage departs Birmingham for Wilton, AL and is slowly overtaken by CSX Q027, Southern #630 will get back on home rails at 13th... (more)
Just less than a mile from a stopping point, the TVRM 630 spits the MP 799 signals as it embarks through north Birmingham.
With a successful first run of the day complete, the remaining passengers from this train head to the front for their own shots of the nostalgic 630 before heading home.
It's UP days over, this decrepit GP7 is passing through Frisco's Birmingham yard, headed for unknown parts.
BNSF’s all seeing eye An interesting tag finds itself on the side of a BNSF beer car as it heads to North Yard for interchange with NS.
Rolling stock is useless unless we have a solid foundation, and good track to run it on.
A Norfolk Southern Maintenance of Way welder re-conditions a frog, while his spotter keeps watch on a sout... (more)