Artesia bound manifest train M266 finally gets moving again, after having to hold in meridian for 5 hours to drop cars and change crews. CP 8781, the "Hapag-Lloyd Saint John Express" lea... (more)
A five pack of Union Pacific power lead a westbound stack into Meridian along the KCS Meridian speedway.
KCS SD70ACe #4006 (specially painted to honor Veterans) leads Norfolk Southern Train 245 south into Meridian, MS., in the last few minutes of sunlight
Amtrak #145 leads southbound "Crescent" across the diamond as it slows to make a stop in Meridian.
Cute. No frills. I bet this thing was a rolling sauna in the Mississippi/Alabama summers. I've always wondered what the curved handrail on the side of cabooses is for. I've never seen it used f... (more)
Wood! That's what it's all about on the M&B especially back here in the pre-Big Orange days. Here a local is doing some work. Interesting line to follow. Pretty much BFE all the way.
First photo that I've taken for 2023. Here we catch NS grain train #40Z leaving Meridian, MS as it heads south towards new Orleans. The current resident heritage unit, NS 1066, is making another r... (more)
When the temperature has a rapid 45 degree drop, things tend to happen. NS 703 derailed while trying to leave Meridian, MS on it's northbound journey.
Under the cover of darkness, the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express departs Meridian, Miss. for Shreveport, La. led by KCS 2 and the rest of the business entourage.
With the 2022 Christmas Train stop in Meridian well under way, all of the local kids and their families ventured out to see Santa and tour the train.
With the 2022 Christmas Train stop in Meridian well under way, the OCS train idles away in the yard awaiting its call to depart later on in the evening.
Engineer David Light is at the helm of a battle worn KCSM GEVO as he guides train 244 out of Meridian, MS.
A pair of KCSM AC4400's idle away at the 27th avenue crossovers in Meridian, MS as a New Orleans bound NS manifest rolls by on the NS main. Soon after this shot was taken, an NS crew showed up to ... (more)
With a fresh NS crew on board, train 26A (KCS I-DAAT) prepares to depart Meridian. Leading today's train is a Santa Fe Warbonnet, a rarity in 2022.
A pair of SP relics work the rest of their lives away on the Meridian and Bigbee.