Two veteran SD40-2s rest on a chilly Sunday afternoon at Vulcan Materials awaiting there next load of rock to pull out.
Being led by a recently repainted SD40-2, A746 hustles along at track speed after working some major industries along the A&WP.
A746, complete with distracting open door, makes its way rapidly back towards Montgomery.
Just like everybody else, A746 is working for the weekend with a sweet SD50.
CSX Q193 highballs south through Loachapoka with NS power, including an ex-SOU GP38-2.
Two versions of the SD70MAC are used to pull 68 cars of today's Q618. It will head north and meet two at Opelika.
W084 has just picked up a mixture of 46 cars from Vulcan Materials and is about to head towards Montgomery then north to terminate in Calera, but must wait for its conductor, "the shack attack", a... (more)
Veteran West Point Railroader, Frank Sears, is seen here showing off his skills at placing ties along the right of way. Tie replacement will begin shortly in January.
A013 gets a clear signal at the XXB 126 and will continue north to West Point while dumping some ballast along the way.
Since Vulcan Materials purchased Florida Rock, a lot of activity (i.e. trains) are now being loaded and brought out of the quarry. A013 will shove out of the quarry and run north to West Point la... (more)
Q617 streaks down the hill into the plains near Montgomery, while kicking up dust from some freshly dumped ballast.
Northbound at Loachapoka.
Southbound at Loachapoka, about 5 miles south of Auburn.
The newest addition to Florida Rock gets to enjoy the Labor Day holiday like everyone else.
Unnerved by the onslaught of an AC6000, and the eerie light of the moon, this crossbuck stands guard at one of the more primitive crossings along the West Point Route.