Returning to Macon, Georgia Central Y101 dips through some fruit blossoms in middle Georgia.
GC 3959 spews a column of smoke as it notches up to switch out the siding at Collins.
You can almost feel the humidity in the air as the trio of U-Boats spew black smoke into the hazy, south Georgia summer sky as they get their train moving towards Lyons after swapping with L783.
One of three such ex-Southern Railway motors tied down for local service. This one can't help but let its former ID show thru. They still have that splendid Southern chime & charm, too....(taken... (more)
Four U-Boats and a CIRR SW1500 lead an 80 car coal train past the Manassas depot in the midst of a Georgia thunderstorm. The train is bound for SP paper in Dublin. Yes the sound was awesome!
The trio of U-Boats on L782 make their own storm as summer cumulus clouds build on the Horizon in Claxton, GA.
GC L782 rolls through Ohoopee, GA, the last town on the line before the train gets to the shops in Lyons where they will tie up.
GC L782 wades through the grass just east of Collins as it heads back towards Lyons.
A trio of U23B's releases a massive plume of smoke as the train wades through the sea of grass in downtown Claxton. Sadly this scene will soon be gone with the relocation of the track to make way ... (more)
GC Y101 rolls past the Jeffersonville depot in the last minutes of light. This shot is harder to get nowdays, with the speed limit at 10 mph its often dark before they pass here on the return trip... (more)
After swapping crews, GC Y101 heads west for Macon in the nice evening light through Downtown Montrose.
GC train Y101 rolls past the Haskins Road crossing just west of Dudley with one of the more ragged looking U-Boats on the point, the NS paint is bleeding through.
Spring in the south GC Y101 rolls through the beautiful display of cherry blossoms that line the tracks in downtown Danville as the train heads home to Macon in the evening light.
GC 3959 leads Y101 back home to Macon as it crests the steep grade at Dudley with the grain elevator in the background.