Just in time for its 10th birthday, ex-SL-SF GP38AC 638 gets a new number and a little 'BN' stenciled below the cab window. The low January afternoon sun really warms up the Frisco colors, but th... (more)
A pair of UP motors, including UP’s MoPac heritage unit, power CSX Q605-11 out of Mobile, AL after sitting tied down for 36 hours. The Waycross, GA to New Orleans, LA train is now almost 70 hours ... (more)
NS 8114, the original Norfolk Southern heritage unit rests under the stars at the yard office with the Mobile skyline in the backdrop.
It's a hazy summer morning in Mobile as a crew prepares a freight for departure up the Beaumont District. This is the former M&O/GM&O Beauregard Yard in Mobile, but power for this freight is all ... (more)
Alabama State Docks' Genset switchers pull a 100+ car train out of the yard, passing by the Carnival Fantasy. Nobody knew at the time, but this would be one of the last voyages the ship would ever... (more)
On this cool November night, we have a rare sight in CSX’s Brookley Siding in Mobile, AL. UP 1943 (Spirit of the Union Pacific) on point of CSX Q602-01 (New Orleans, GA to Waycross, GA). After the... (more)
As the late, afternoon sun continues its dissent in the western sky and the June day is starting to cool down, a small group of railfans gather at the south end of the NS yard in Mobile, AL to sho... (more)
Alabama Export RR crews take a Canadian National coal train from the McDuffie Coal Terminal, where it has just been unloaded for export. This is an elusive railroad operation, so seeing CN power o... (more)
As the CSX Sibert and the Terminal Railway (TRR) yards continue the afternoon work, the ALE to T.R.R. interchange job does some switching with a pair of ALE’s ex-HLCX GP38-2s.
Louisville & Nashville SW1500 #5003 coupled to a pristine Missouri Pacific 40 foot box car. #5003, built April 1970, later became Seaboard System 1103; then re# CSX 1103
Alabama Export Railroad's locomotive 3863 performs switch jobs at Mobile, Alabama.
AGR 3211 sits idling at the rail yard in Mobile Alabama. A hose was attached to the air hose of the locomotive to supply air pressure to nearby train cars.
Tied down with a CN switcher just outside the Alabama State Docks in Mobile, AL.