The Go Rail and Veterans units look great in the rising sun as they head east to Columbus while splitting the signals at Salem on a beautiful Sunday morning. This was treat to unexpectedly catch.
Some days you get lucky Upon hearing NS 336 call the interlocker at Opelika, I headed for Royal City to get a shot of the train since I expected the light to be good there. What I didn't ... (more)
Red gold Labeled as calcine or iron oxide, this byproduct from the heydays of smelting at Copperhill, Tennessee has now found new way to get to metal producers overseas; that is by using th... (more)
A pair of iconic looking SD40-2 units running in elephant style round the curving into Opelika as they take their freight train into downtown on a chilly Sunday morning.
Running as A026, the lone unit that was seen in Notasulga a nearly a week ago now calls Cusseta home for the night as it and the tie tra... (more)
With the tie unloading process nearly complete, W034 has now come into play with a train load of MoW equipment that will spend the weekend on the West Point siding before its maintenance equipment... (more)
When your train is comprised of mostly empty cars, one locomotive is all you need to pull this southbound freight to Montgomery. After having dropped off cars at the Moncrief storage a few miles ... (more)
Solid Built as a one piece cast design, just like its cousin of the self-guarded variety, the solid manganese steel f... (more)
The conductor of Q183 climbs back into the cab of his BNSF locomotive after giving a good roll by look at the empty L186 seen on the right. With the meet complete, Q183 is about to get back on tr... (more)
Sitting all by itself on the Notasulga storage track, this lone SD40-2 will continue to rest here for a few more days before it finally gets to moving as the sole power for a tie train that will w... (more)
Instead of using a chalk marker to label their rails like railroads do out west, these 136 pound specimens from Japan have th... (more)
An all American EMD of Conrail heritage passes the local compost and firewood shop in Turin on the slow but steady journey to Senoia.
To negotiate the numerous curves found on today’s rails, innovative holding mechanisms were created and attached to these 89 foot flatcars which allow the large blades to pivot their way around an... (more)
Looking a little worse for wear, three Warbonnet painted locomotives and one War Pumpkin perform a little switching before dropping off their rear two units and more)
Just after a few minutes after Q619, CSX K535 with a 60 car load of calcine byproduct from the smelting mines of Copperhill, Tennessee b... (more)