Southbound CSX Q519-04 passes underneath the Walnut St single lane wooden bridge in Cullman, AL.
These units were ordered by SCL and came in Family Lines colors. Early in CSX there were several interesting situations, with paint/numbers. This one has gotten its CSX lettering but keeps the o... (more)
Q201 makes a pickup at the small yard in Cullman, along the former L&N mainline between Nashville and Birmingham.
Q595 speeds under the wooden one-lane bridge which carries Walnut Street over the tracks. This location on the railroad is known as the south end of Holmes Gap.
A northbound intermodal passes the restored L&N depot in Cullman, which now houses a United Way office.
With their supply of GP30s and '35s depleted, CSX's newest Road Slugs are being built out of retired GP39s and GP40s. Here is the recently rebuilt 2369. Also notice that the GP40-2 'Mate' 6969 has... (more)
An interesting assortment of Class I relics (a B36-7, a Jordan spreader, and a caboose used in "shoving platform" service) are all tied down at the yard in Cullman.
A northbound unit pipe train is about to pass by the J&R feed mill in downtown Cullman. A caboose can be seen to the right sitting on one of the house tracks, where it has been stored for quite a ... (more)
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON LIGHT OF 03/27/87 THIS NB FREIGHT WITH A C-30-7 IS STOPPED AT CULLMAN, AL
I dodged into town of NB I-65 and was lucky enough to find this NB freight stopped in late afternoon sun.
Sunlight pokes through the cloud cover and illuminates a respectable-looking Road Slug on the point of the local. The 2259 is former GM&O GP30 506.
The 2218 is looking a little rough these days as it prepares to lead the M788 local south. The unit is originally the C&O 3568. Later that afternoon in Hanceville, CSX train Q575 would exchange an... (more)
A freshly repainted GP40-2/slug combo drifts into Cullman with a MOW train consisting of a motley assortment of gondolas.