A tale of two cities Settled in the 1830s, this small rural community is known by locals and smartphone maps as Gold Hill. This name was not chosen due to any of the shiny metal nearby... (more)
A new day is about to begin on the railroad this mornings. But with clear signals at both ends of the Gold Ridge siding, this NS line won't be seeing traffic any time soon. Photo taken from gr... (more)
Today’s NS 187 is being pulled by a pair of colorful locomotives in the form of Citirail leaser and a CSX visitor. This change of pace does add some variety to the usually all black and white con... (more)
As NS 137 glides over the track in Gold Ridge, it illuminates rail rolled by the French firm Hayange- at their rail mill located in Hayange, France during the year of 1984.
Rolled at the U.S. Steel Gary Works in the 1940s, this 6 bolt joint bar does its job of keeping the 115 pound rail Gold Hill siding together as NS trains traverse it day and night
A pair of standard cab six axle units pull a long NS 137 through the open space of Gold Ridge on a bright and sunny May afternoon.
A classic EMD SD70 standard cab locomotive pulls today’s NS 137 past the Gold Ridge siding on a sunny August afternoon along the Central of Georgia District.
A KCS rock train blasts through Gold Hill on the way to Birmingham.
A classic Gold Ridge scene is presented here as NS 371, with 9200 trailing tons, is lead by three BNSF locos in anticipation of a meet with NS 336. The meet only took 20 minutes to complete.
NS 371 glides by on the last Friday in October.
A loaded rock train blasts by Gold Ridge with two HLCX Red, White and Blue units on the lead. Notice all the rock dust in the background from this loaded aggregate train.
After waiting 2 hours, I finally catch NS 9228 pulling an exciting 5 cars!
Two members of the Auburn Crew, Frank Orona (in blue) and John Higginson (in white)receive a friendly wave from the conductor of NS train 187 as it passes through Goldridge. This would be John's ... (more)
187 passes through Goldridge as the sun sets on a warm March day.
A very short 137 heads west at Goldridge on a cool and clear September afternoon.