On a gray winter day, the crew of a westbound train of company materials slows to meet an eastbound at Gold Ridge. This service seems an early demotion for not quite four-year-old 8579, assisted ... (more)
Southern Railway U23B #3943, leading Sylacauga (AL) to Columbus (GA) "P" line long-distance local #46, eases along thru the 10 mph siding. #3943 was built June 1975 and later became Norfolk South... (more)
NS 199 heads west at Gold Ridge at a high rate of speed. Second unit is NS 8208, an ex-Conrail C39-8. I would catch this train a second time at Camp Hill, but would never get a third shot thanks t... (more)
A trio of high hoods leads A41 through Gold Ridge at track speed.
As viewed from the Victorian-style wrap-around porch of a nearby house, NS train 187 slides through the Highway 147 crossing on the siding while 334 holds the main.
The engineer enjoys some down time while waiting for the eastbound to show up.
A brand-spankin'-new Gevo leads a seldom-seen train of Plant Scherer empties across the fill before Gold Ridge.
Sunrise as seen from the cab of 136.
334 enters the siding at the West end of Gold Ridge as viewed from the cab of a GP38AC on 137.
With two ex-Conrails, an extremely short 137 slowly makes its way across the fill just before reaching the east end of Gold Ridge.
A former Conrail unit leads 335 through Gold Ridge (known to some as Gold Hill) on an unusually clear summer evening.
a ballast regulator and other pieces of MOW equipment occupy the house track at Gold Ridge as A41 passes
two of the newest units on the NS roster (ES40DC 7537 and SD70M-2 2698) lead westbound NS 371, a new train symbol on this line
an extremely short A41 speeds west behind an SD70 and a GP38AC