So there are a hand full of the former BN/BNSF/CEFX SD40-2s running in active service with hand written numbers. Very classy looking lol, not. NS 3514 is seen tied down on a work extra in Birmingh... (more)
SP 4449 is about to embark on the Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion and its return to the west coast. The Amtrak name has been added to the tender and the auxiliary tender is now Union Paci... (more)
Texas and Pacific 610 sits in Southern Railway's shop before having its appearance altered for excursion duties. Another big Lima, SP 4449, was also in town under steam at the Birmingham station.
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.