Passing the long siding at Broughton, one of the many intermodal trains that travel the Lineville Subdivision, heads north with a stacked shipment.
Rails of two tales! Stamped with their production info, two side by side rails on the mainline where rolled and produce by two different companies and two different years. The 141 LB rail signif... (more)
This northbound coal train is headed for more black diamonds in Indiana. A signal unit up front and one on the rear, keep 91 empties coupled together for the long journey from Florida.
With their time almost up, the crew of this train meets a northbound at Broughton. Once signal indication permits, They will head to Roanoke, which is only a mile from here, and take the siding a... (more)
A total of 81 loads of coal head south on the mainline bound for Taft, Florida.
CSX train M514 heads toward the northend of Boughton where it will stop for a southbound train to take the siding.
CSX train M222 keeps things moving north through Broughton on a nice Fall evening.
Containers make their way through Broughton behind two CSX GE locomotives. The yellow nose of this CSX unit goes well with the Fall foliage as it heads south.
After meeting train I140 north of here, I125 takes its turn through Broughton with 146 cars.
Looking like glitter sprinkled along the rails, is metal shavings. In the side track at Broughton, a curved portion of rail is littered with metal flakes from the wheel flanges rubbing against th... (more)
Empties head north over the Lineville Subdivision bound for Indiana, and 117 more loads of coal.
An EMD rumble is heard through the woods of Broughton, as rail travels over the rail on CSX train W021 lead by a SD40-2 locomotive.
A rebuilt GE locomotive pulls grain hoppers north, in route to Indiana.
Today, my two nephews join me for some rail action. Here's the last of three trains we caught... Intermodal containers hitch a ride north on the well cars of CSX train I028. It's nice to see an E... (more)
The long consist of M648 containing 614 axles, crosses the short steel bridge at Broughton with two units up front and a mid DPU.