From pulling fast, high-priority intermodal to tugging on junk freight at 10 MPH, these three GE Dash 8 locomotives have had quite a transition in their career. After the Genesee & Wyoming takeov... (more)
After making interchange with counterpart train L782, this Macon bound freight is rolling out of the middle Georgia city of Dublin on a beautiful Friday afternoon. The GE Dash 8 locomotives will ... (more)
After making a swap with counterpart train L782, Macon bound freight L781 is seen making his way through downtown Dublin. All three locomotives are former Norfolk Southern units that are still se... (more)
The luck of the Irish is with us today! After battling clouds between Macon and Dudley, the sun finally pops out as our Georgia Central train slowly rolls into downtown Dublin. While they are no... (more)
Georgia Central L781 departs Dublin after working East Dublin yard & with L782 for the return trip to Macon. With the line in need of higher horsepower engines that can traverse the entire line, G... (more)
Georgia Central L781 eases through downtown Dublin as it nears the East Dublin yard, where it'll interchange the yard along with L782 from Lyons. With the line in need of higher horsepower engines... (more)
After dropping off empty boxcars and one unit, and picking up a cut of loaded boxcars of paper, Georgia Central's daily Macon - Vidalia turn is seen departing Dublin, GA in the dying light. In con... (more)
Originally Central of Georgia, once ubiquitous down in this area. We loved the sound and the smoke as they wheeled locals full of wood products and miscellaneous “stuff” through quaint small town... (more)
Bay Line 510, built new for the Atlanta and Saint Andrews Bay Railroad (Bay Line) in June of 1975, throttles up after easing to a stop in order for the conductor to flag the crossing. Hurricane Mi... (more)
GC L781 heads west through Dublin at Milepost 52 of the old Macon Dublin & Savannah (MD&S) mainline. Leading the train is a former NS/SOU high hood.
Georgia Central's Y101 job from Dublin, GA to Macon, GA crosses a swollen Oconee River as it just starts its journey west. While the weather this day was atrocious, I am glad I made the trip to d... (more)
In a scene that could just as easily be 1970 as 2015, the conductor on GC train Y103 dismounts to throw a switch at the Southeastern Paper Mill in Dublin, GA.
After swapping cars with the road train from Lyons and picking-up from the local in East Dublin, the job toward Macon and the NS interchange slowly heads west across central Georgia.
After spending most of its day on the other side of town tied down, the power from this morning’s train has completed a runar... (more)
Georgia Central's turn back to Macon crosses a rural road outside of Dublin, GA. One has to wonder how long these high hood U-boats will last in the 21st century...