A pair of clean, long hood forward geeps lead West Palm Beach to Ft Pierce turn #950 over the bridge at Stuart. I decided to go aquatic to get a different angle and managed to keep the salt water... (more)
The "Chaska Hill Helper" shoves loaded coal train T70003 up Duff Mountain on a cold winter day where the temps were 20 degrees below normal.
Winter has been long forgotten in the south, but on this day the high was 28 degrees and the snow still hasn't melted well into the afternoon.
Empty NS coal train 735-18 is running over CSX trackage rights as Z70319 with runthrough BNSF power. The train will get onto home trackage just behind me.
Long strings of kaolin clay tank cars used to be a regular sight on trains 174/175, however declines in the magazine industry resulted in significant reductions in kaolin traffic. I started my tr... (more)
A pair of GEVOs with a liquified natural gas tender bask in the morning light, giving a good view of both vehicular and railroad drawbridges over the St Lucie River.
A pair of non-LNG GEVOs bring a long and heavy Hialeah to Jacksonville mixed freight north. With 90 loads of aggregate and cement ahead of empty intermodal, empty autoracks, half an empty ethanol... (more)
Empty Herzog GPS ballast train 929 flies past UPS intermodal 230-26 in the siding. With slow running and heavy traffic, train priority takes a back seat to fluidity on the single track Atlanta So... (more)
I have to smile when I see rafting and tubing companies advertising "Shoot the Hooch". This is my own version of shooting the Hooch, a local colloquialism for the Chattahoochee.
NS 24E holds the main, flipping on the lights to roll by Amtrak #19, The Crescent, on a gloomy morning. Anyone who knows me understands I do not photograph in cloudy conditions, but this photo en... (more)
Winding down the grade into the Chattahoochee River Valley, the Conrail Heritage catches a spot of sun as it completes the journey to Atlanta.
An Atlanta-Savannah intermodal passes under an old Atlanta & West Point coaling tower, with the domed Coweta County Probate Court Building in the background.
Nearing the end of the line at Senoia, NS's G66 local is dwarfed by the massive Central of Georgia RR coaling tower where the line to Columbus split from the line to Griffin.
G92 drags a cut of recently loaded international doublestacks over the new rail/highway tracks, part of a recent expansion of NS's Whitaker Intermodal Terminal. The intermodal yard is named for J... (more)
A clean YN2 painted SD70MAC rolls a 12,094' North Baltimore, OH to Jacksonville, FL intermodal under NS's Inman Yard as it escapes the clutches of the CSX Atlanta Terminal.