With a lengthy Q581 in the hole, empty autorack train Q210 passes on the main with SD50-3 #8526 leading on CSX's Abbeville Sub near Statham,GA.
S675 is seen working its way south along the Abbeville Subdivision, leaving the small town of Statham behind.
An empty grain train from Pilgrim's Pride in Athens, GA enters the siding at Harper in order to meet a pair of northbound freights, the first of which is about 45 minutes away.
After exiting the slow order through Statham due to a town festival, empty Wateree, SC coal train throttles up at the south end of Harper Siding, between Statham and Winder, GA.
Four big CSX GE's lead military movement W871 south through the small town of Statham on CSX's Abbeville Sub.
R675 and his former L&N leader enter Harper Siding in order to meet a pair of northbound manifests.
R675 enters the siding at Harper in order to meet two northbound manifests on another hot Georgia summer afternoon.
The long and heavy Nashville to Hamlet manifest enters Harper Siding in order to allow three southbound trains K410, Q619, and Q195 to pass.
A 9000' long M667 takes the siding at Harper to meet northbound rack train 211 and a coal train waiting out of sight in the distance.
The southbound Hamlet to Atlanta manifest takes the siding at Harper for a northbound to get by. Of note, trailing third was SD70M the "Spirit of Tampa", rarely seen out of the Bone Vall... (more)
Southbound grain empties stand in the siding at Harper awaiting a new crew to take it on to Atlanta.
One of CSX's 20 SD70ACe's leads an empty grain train south through the small town of Statham. This train originated out of Comer, GA, about 35 miles up the line.
Coal empties from Cross, SC roll south through Statham in the late afternoon hours.
A decent-sized manifest out of Tilford Yard in Atlanta heads north through the small northeast Georgia town of Statham.
Cresting a hill, this westbound went through Athens and is enroute towards Winder.