Colorful stacks of containers make their way north from East Savannah, GA with the guidance of two CSX General Electric locomotives.
On a beautiful cloudless day, the silence in the countryside of Dickert is momentarily broken with the arrival of a fast Q679. A team of CSX GE locomotives, one in the "Bright Future" and the oth... (more)
Four BNSF locomotives, make light work of a bare-table train as they speed north blowing pass a newly installed signal. The next signal the crew will encounter will be at the southend of Blake, w... (more)
The evening sun shines bright on a couple of wide-cab GEs as they highball through Dickert with a long freight train. In about 7 miles, this train will cross the Tallapoosa River before entering ... (more)
A friendly wave from the engineer before he cruises by at 50mph with mixed freight and a lowered horsepower GE on the point. CSXT No. 5225 has had a 400 horsepower reduction from 4400 to 4000.
One of the major railcar leasers in North America is GATX (General American Transportation Corporation). A set of six brand new DOT111A100W7 GATX tank cars with head shields, roll south on Brenco... (more)
The roar of two CSX GE locomotives, signify the presence of R680 entering the town of Dickert. With a clear signal, CSXT No. 3112 keeps 8,405ft of train moving north at 50mph on a beautiful after... (more)
An old/new rebuilt SD40-2 which now is a SD40-3, splits the old and new signals at Dickert with 5,893 feet of train. These very recognizable "square cabs," make the rebuilt units easy t... (more)
An Ex Conrail unit, rides the rails north pulling over 8,000 feet of train through the quiet town of Dickert. The marker lights are my favorite part of these units, it would have been great if th... (more)
Normally traveling with CSXT power, Q679 comes through Dickert on a long straight using foreign power to take its manifest train north. The trio of Union Pacific engines is nice to see with a win... (more)
It's nice to see two EMDs on the head of this train, as it flies by with Nathan K-series air horns blowing... The older SD70M No. 4539 follows the lead of the newer and more environment friendly... (more)
Roaring by at 50 mph, BNSF No. 7734 zips through Dickert sporting the "Heritage 2" scheme on a beautiful day for railfanning.