Reminiscent of locomotive consists after the Conrail split, a loaded NS grainer has the N&W Heritage leading FEC 105 & GECX 9043 out of town.
Bellevue, OH to Sheffield, AL train 117 is transferring power as it crosses 'Tenbridge'. The Tennessee River may be a backwater for barge traffic, but the CNOT&P 3rd District is 100% mainline.
NS ended up with a lot of CSX business as part of the rough transition to 'precision scheduled railroading', then leased a bunch of their off lease power to handle it.
The Five Man Electrical Band would be happy with this photo, at one of the more famous hotspots in the South.
A Mexico bound grain train is 349 miles into its trip on KCS, just digging into the grade on Rich Mountain.
Considering the circumstances, a 6 hour late Crescent isn't doing too bad, seen here meeting NS 290-09 in the afternoon remnants of a record setting 12" of early December snow in West Georgia... (more)
Clean YN2 paint, the moon and an ailing GE lend some interest to this photo.
A few weeks after Christmas, the City of Austell is still decked out with holiday cheer.
A Georgia Northeastern weekend extra returns 20 empty covered hoppers to the CSX interchange at Elizabeth. I'm generally not a fan of shadows, but like how this turned out.
On September 5th, 2000; I started my career in logistics with J.M. Huber. The majority of rail shipping was kaolin clay, including the Sandersville Plant in the background. I left shortly before... (more)
I find myself mostly trophy hunting these days. I dragged the kids out for a pair of 'Grinstein Green' painted SD70MACs, passing the Irish Bred Pub where we would have dinner afterwards.
NS took a lot of CSX's traffic in 2017, then ended up leasing a lot of CSX's power in 2018 when the wheels fell off.
You ain't from around here... with Brosnan Yard congested and most of Linwood, NC-Macon, GA inbound 191's traffic picked up en-route and bound for points north or west of Macon, NS decided to exte... (more)
Most of the Hartwell Roster looks like it belongs in a graveyard.
A short local freight is dwarfed by the Southern RR bridge over Broadway Creek, just east of Anderson, SC.