The beautiful Montgomery Station. Built in 1898 by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, this station is now used as office space, a Montgomery Area Visitor Center, and a restaurant. In 1973 it w... (more)
Second-generation B-Bs from EMD and GE team-up to take a freight south to Mobile.
CSXT 2625 holds down the south end of S&N Yard in Montgomery, Alabama while a road train led by CSXT 131 prepares to depart. Note the unique old warehouse and its track layout in the bottom right ... (more)
In Amtrak's early days, the Floridian was generally short enough to be handled by a single E, like this B&O hand-me-down getting its windshield cleaned. The train would grow for a couple years, t... (more)
Date approximate. Originally ACL Actually looks like the L&N yard.
Train 30 gets underway on its 180-mile trek to Artesia. Paducah rebuilds bookend an ex-IC GP40 and a repainted ex-GM&O GP35.
In the twilight of their service lives, four RS-1s - including one repainted in orange and white - congregate at West End Yard. In a few months, ICG will bring in a motley crew of old geeps to ta... (more)
After coming from Atlanta as WofA 215, this Hamlet-NOLA run-through is continuing its southward trek as L&N 415. Crew changes were usually done at WofA's Chester Yard, but I am not sure at what p... (more)
A switch crew on their way to work the small yard at the SCL freight house just south of Union Station has just had a brief respite from the June afternoon heat as they rolled below Union's shed.
The daily train to Artesia is a few miles out of Montgomery's West End Yard as it curves away from US31. A few hundred feet ahead is the big bridge over the Alabama River.
GP30s still in the early L&N gray-and-yellow scheme (slanted letters and numbers/black outline on numbers and letters) get a little attention.
Train 213 has just traveled Atlanta-Montgomery via the A&WP/WofA West Point Route. In a few minutes an L&N crew will board 2743 and head for Mobile as L&N train 413.
5004 digs in with a heavy cut that includes several Frisco boxcars.
Amtrak initiated operations with a fleet of Es and Fs bought or leased from the member roads. Most of them were quite old, while the rest were very old. In spite of the fleet's age, scenes like ... (more)
A Mobile-bound extra freight passes through Montgomery's hotspot - the GM&O tower near Bell Street which saw trains of L&N, ICG, SCL and WofA.