A 3-way meet was set up by the Dispatcher, NS 736 with BNSF #6405 pulls up to a stop on the main as NS 735 (BNSF #9997 DPU) starts to pull as NS 23N with UP #8599 heads into the siding
NS Local A82 heads into Wheeler Siding as NS 736 holds the Main.
The Erie Heritage leads a long and powered up freight west towards Memphis.
An empty Scherer coal train races west through the cotton fields of northwest Alabama.
The 4270, 4275, and 4271 easily have the office car special doing full track speed on the flat run between Sheffield and Decatur.
A80 switches at Robertson Junction with an interesting consist: the 3180 (ex-Southern (AGS) straight SD40), 4117 (ex-N&W GP38AC), 3206 (ex-Southern SD40-2), and 5436 (ex-Conrail SD50).
The sun miraculously comes out as NS train 201 accelerates west after meeting 740 at Wheeler.
Eastbound stack train departing Wheeler siding after meeting two westbounds.
732 comes out of the siding after meeting two westbounds
A12 is in the siding at Robertson Junction waiting for a couple of eastbounds to pass
NS Westbound Empty Coal Train at Wheeler, Al. on NS'S Memphis District East End with a UP SD9043MAC leading an SP AC4400CW