After setting out two hoppers at the Ampro feed mill, the Gainesville road switcher trundles east with their one car train as they approach Candler United Methodist Church.
The local out of Gainesville climbs one of the many grades along the Midland route as it prepares to make a pick up at AMPRO Products on a chilly winter morning. With two widecab GEs on the head ... (more)
No longer bringing Burlington Northern merchandise trains over the Rockies, this out-of-place SD40-2 leads local A756 on the rugged Gainesville Midland sub on this March evening. Here, they pick u... (more)
A Gainesville-bound grain train negociates the winding curves on the outskirts of the Poultry Capital of the World. A pair of manned helpers on the rear assure the train can get over the steep gra... (more)
Up, Down and around on the Gainesville Midland
A755 passes by the old rock conveyor enroute Gainesville.
This is the aftermath of a stringline from the Athens to Gainsville local. You can see that the curve is VERY sharp.
Do you think this train has enough power? A UP SD70m, CSX C40-8, and BNSF C44-9W.