Newer, more powerful EMDs and GEs were around by 1985, but I bet this crew was still pretty happy to see that their ride would be a trio of SD40-2s. Here, they are slowing to a stop to allow a tr... (more)
On January 20, 2020 a friend and I go down towards Smithville to catch the GSWR Dawson turn. Luckily we were surprised with an 135 car empty coal train heading for storage on the old SAL Sasser Li... (more)
The GSWR Dawson to Albany transfer job is about to enter the Norfolk Southern Albany District in Smithville, Georgia.
NS 198 is the southbound half of what may be the most important pair of trains on this stretch of line, but it still has to cool its heels at Smithville until second class train C87 - headed from... (more)
Georgia Southwestern SD9 #1901 resting at Smithville, GA || Sept. 2001
Nose shot of GSWR 6302 at Smithville, June 2004.
A displaced Bay Line unit slowly eases across a wooden trestle between Smithville and Bronwood as the train heads west towards Cuthbert, GA.
GSWR GP38-2 #3802 fresh out of the paint shop in April 2005.
Operating on NS track, lite power heads to Albany to pick up an empty Mitchell coal train, passing the old Central of Georgia depot in Smithville.
"The Spirit of Eufaula" #2078 burps some exhaust to move a cut of cars. 35mm Kodak Royal Gold ASA/EI 100.
A Georgia Southwestern train heads from Smithville to Albany via the NS Albany District (former Central of Georgia). Shot along US 19 near Smithville.
Mated with slug 4167.
Two old warhorses have been demoted to shortline service on the Georgia Southwestern.
Former NS B23-7 hi-nose with ISRR reporting marks.