Former BN SD40-2 and SP SD40T-2 work industries at Guntersville, originally NC&StL territory.
New leaser power has arrived onto the ATN in the form of EMD SD40-2 units, two of which can sort of be seen here. If one loves the sounds of EMD six or four axle models, then this Alabama short l... (more)
All the colorful paint schemes of the ATN are present today as the Z390 does its usual maneuver of parking in downtown Birmingham as it waits for CSX to allow them into their yard.
Switching at Guntersville is ATN’s pair of former CN wide cab GP40-2s. The newly painted 9401 is the first and so far only unit painted for the ATN, while the trailing unit, 9651, still retains ... (more)
ATN 9401 (ex-CN/HLCX) is the first locomotive to be fully painted and lettered for the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway. The spiffy new paint job, which is similar to paint schemes found on some ... (more)
With the plan of getting into Boyles yard not happening anytime soon, Z390 decides to uncouple from its train and go work a customer on its line instead of waiting for hours like it usually does a... (more)
With NS holding them up, the ATN Z390 is stopped at the 1st Avenue South grade crossing with three big SD units. Vehicular traffic along this street is becoming quite annoyed as they try to find ... (more)
Bang your head The lite power of today’s Z390 is almost at the rear of its own train where the conductor is busy gathering his thoughts for the next move as he patiently waits for the eng... (more)
Omnitrax’s Alabama & Tennessee River operation recently leased GMTX GP38-2 2180 (ex-UP 1936 / EMDX 793 / CR 7993 / PC 7993), seen here leading M715 southbound into Albertville.
The very elusive and rarely seen Z389 ATN train from Birmingham to Gadsden sits tied down on the former SAL route into Birmingham. With an exotic collection of former Southern Pacific locomotives... (more)
With the southbound Amtrak Crescent only 30 minutes away, a savvy dispatcher goes ahead and clears the A... (more)
Role Reversal Old wheels ranging in size from 36 inch to 28 inch diameters earn their last revenue miles by riding atop a freight car instead of underneath it head for the scrap / salvage ... (more)
Led by an Omnitrax GP38-2 (ex-Illinois Terminal/N&W) and two ex-CN wide cab GP40-2s, ATN's Guntersville Turn trundles into town.