EMX 2012 leans into the curve in downtown Austell as it leads 58 through Austell. The nose logo on this unit is hard to get to show up in photos, the light has to be hitting it exactly right.
After months of this unit either trailing or running in cloudy weather, us Atlanta railfans finally got a crack at this awesome unit on the point of grain train 58A. Here the train is seen highbal... (more)
With the long, slow pull up the grade to Kings Mountain finally behind them, a southbound grain train is working on getting 'em in the wind again (in typical CNO&TP fashion) as they make their way... (more)
A NS southbound grain train waits for a crew at Oakdale
with a former Oakway leader.
NS 2550 ducks under the cantilever at 32nd St with a eastbound grain train. The preserved Frisco steamer at Sloss Furnace can be seen peeking out behind the fence.
A pair of EMD's on 58A lay down a smokescreen as they get their train back up to speed at 45th St. with a bit of the B'ham background in the skyline.
NS 58a, eases on up to the signal at Grif to meet 221, luckily I got him in good light, with this probably once in a life time consist.
An ex-BN unit is a rare visitor to this area in my experience. He adds some nice color to this lashup as the eastbound grain train heads toward Raleigh.
No pushers used on this southbound grainer, NS is getting their moneys worth out of the trio of GE's on the point as they pass the signal at Poplar. She's moving ok now, but it may be a different ... (more)