One freezing cold and snowless Saturday afternoon, NS 362 blows through the miniscule town of Paint Rock, AL. Be careful not to blink, or you'll miss it.
A pair of BNSF ACes lead NS 736 through the hills of Northeast Alabama.
NS SD60E #9-1-1 painted in a special "Honoring First Responders" scheme leads eastbound Norfolk Southern manifest train #362 through a rural grade crossing off Highway 72 just south of Paint Rock,... (more)
NS A-B-B-A F-units highball east with an inspection trip from Memphis to Chattanooga. The clouds seen in the background are from thunderstorms in central Tennessee.
NS 736 crosses the Paint Rock river on a beautiful early Spring day in NE Alabama.
Powder River coal loads bound for Georgia Power's Plant Scherer make time through the Paint Rock Valley in northeast Alabama. I believe the foundation in the foreground is that of the depot which ... (more)
Passing the supposed ruins of the depot at Paint Rock, a pair of high hoods leads 390 towards Chattanooga.
Norfolk Southern empty coal train 735 rolls around a slightly super-elevated curve in Paint Rock, AL in the late afternoon.
A Scherer coal train blasts by what is believed to be the foundation of the depot at Paint Rock. The concrete slab with bolts sticking out of it appears to have been the base for a signal or train... (more)
The 5851 is the DPU on this empty Scherer coal train as it heads back to Wyoming. BurghMan shot this same train's head end power earlier in the day at Ladds, TN (photo 164364).
an eastbound intermodal charges past a concrete foundation which I believe was that of the depot located here (feel free to verify)
a faded SD70MAC and a new GEVO (plus a unit in DPU mode on the rear) have Powder River coal loads for Georgia Power's Plant Scherer making good time through the Paint Rock Valley
An eastbound on the NS Memphis District roars by a switch stand and remnants of what may have been a depot or a business once served by the railroad.