On the 12th of June, 2020, and after a 3 year Hiatus, The southern leg of the A&WP Sub FINALLY has Intermodel traffic passed LaGrange, Ga!!!
This is the inaugural run of CSX Q202 and has garnered... (more)
A pair of CSXT SD70MAC's lead Auto Train M202 northbound through Opelika, AL.
On this beautiful 2010 afternoon, NS Local A41 works the transfer track in Opelika while in the background CSX WO45 prepares to work south spraying vegetation along the right of way.
An afternoon running Q601 comes into view as it rounds the large curve on the north side of Opelika. A surprising pair of Canadian National visitors lead the way with over 7500 tons of freight, m... (more)
An evening fog has enveloped the city of Opelika as Q601 slices through it with 148 cars in tow. Tonight’s train has the pleasure of being lead by the CSX Spirit of First Responders unit as it ... (more)
The Virginian heritage unit and an un-rebuilt former UP SD90 leads train 198 east into Opelika, AL.
The wildflowers provide a brilliant contrast to plainer-than-plain Georgia Railroad GP7 1023. The train is a run-through Cincy-NOLA train that operates on L&N north of Atlanta, and south of Montg... (more)
An ex-C&O B30-7 leads an ex-B&O GP40, an unidentified GP40-2 and an ex-L&N U23B on a southbound freight on the former Western Railway of Alabama.
I am just about to run out of daylight when I finally catch a southbound freight coming under the 10th Street bridge behind an ex-L&N SD40-2 (delivered in May 1980). The NS crossing is interlocke... (more)
The Columbus-bound local slides around the big curve at Edwards Road.
A switch crew works the tracks around the NS/CSX crossing. That white flag may indicate that 5152 has just returned from a Lafayette turn or from working Royal City customers.
The long-distance local stops a couple miles short of downtown Opelika to work Lee Timber. Pretty-good-looking train on this day...
A little bit of variety on this day, as the usual geep-powered long-distance local has a U23B in the lead.