With NS holding them up, the ATN Z390 is stopped at the 1st avenue south grade crossing as traffic along this route tries to find a way around its 92 cars which stretch longer than the road.
The lite power of AB26 with an Admiral Cab and ex-Burlington Northern tagged unit head through the signal arch at 32nd street as the remains of an afternoon thunderstorm move east.
Even though it’s still on borrowed time, the former Southern Railway cantilever signal continues to stand tall and control trains passing through the 32nd street interlocking such as this afternoo... (more)
No longer known as the Birmingham Southern Railroad after a purchase by Watco Companies in 2011, the new Birmingham Terminal Railway continues to work more than 30 customers in the Birmingham area... (more)
With steel coil loads from the nearby US Steel plant, a Birmingham Terminal Railway local heads back to the Ensley yard as it passes mile post 0.
Sitting on the shop lead track as well as obeying the sign to the left, a swooshed BNSF SD40-2 with remote control capabilities like ... (more)
Coal and automobiles, which are two of this state’s constant exports, meet and greet each other in Montgomery as they pass through the capital on a hot July 4th morning.
As the sun starts to finally break through the early morning haze, Q678 is illuminated quite nicely and shows off the very clean paint of this brand new UP Gevo leading today’s train.
A very clean and rather new UP Gevo leads two other locomotives belonging to Uncle Pete around the "new way" as they are about to get onto the WofA mainline for a straight shot to Atlant... (more)
Independence Day finds Q650 finally making its way into the yard after having to wait for a surprising amount of traffic ahead of it to move out of the way.
The 8025 and its RCP-C "sled" continue to break down a cut of cars from a train that passed through here hours before on a very sunny afternoon in May.
An iconic looking SD40-2 painted into the newest CSX scheme pulls into the Chester Yard trackage with today’s afternoon running Q611 behind it.
With a signal to proceed, AB62 makes its way through the various crossovers near 32nd street and onto the East End District or Passenger Main as it’s called over the radio.
Pulling a typical all boxcar consist destined for the International Paper plant just up the road from here, Y221 ducks underneath the Coosa Street signal bridge as the end of day is near.
Coming off the A&WP mainline and onto the M&M sub, Q619 is about to pass a grain silo that once was home to Amtrak when it had service in Montgomery. It certainly was one of the most unique Amtra... (more)