The last remaining Alco HH900 lumbers across a wooden bridge pulling a local freight. This photo was staged by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum volunteers for a publicity shot showcasing a unique pi... (more)
Southern Railway caboose X458 gets a new lease on life and is being loaded up for the journey to her new home.
Calera & Shelby No. 2022 has just brought in the first train of the day, and is now backing down in to the "tunnel of trees" to reconnect to the head end.
The Heart of Dixie's other ex-US Army SW8, No. 2019, spends a lazy Saturday resting in the museum's yard.
A lone survivor! No. 82 is the oldest surviving High Hood ALCO locomotive complete with its original prime mover, a McIntosh & Seymour 531T diesel engine. It is the only surviving HH900, and the o... (more)
Draft With the Flagg Coal 75 pulling as much as she can, this train is in draft mode meaning there is no slack between the cars. With complete tension being applied between the couplers on... (more)
It’s Alive With the blue hour almost at a close, this little steamer starts to expel smoke and steam as it prepares for a nocturnal run. Special thanks to the Heart of Dixie for an impr... (more)
The new coat of black shines nicely in the back shop at the Heart of Dixie as the 2022 patiently waits for her new colors to dry before she heads out of the shop and starts working again. This un... (more)
A freshly painted locomotive #2022 shines in the sunlight on its first day of service since emerging from the paint shop at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum.
Trackman Alan takes a look at his watch as the night moves along slower than he’d like. In a few hours his work will be done and trains will be running again over his section of track. Specia... (more)
Back in Black Sitting at the Heart of Dixie’s back shop, the 2022 has traded in her coat of blue for something a litt... (more)
Lanterns pose on an ex Birmingham Terminal baggage float after being used by the crew of the North Pole Express at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum.
Fireman in the mist With his blue lantern protection illuminated, fireman Alan walks up to his steam engine and will soon begin his inspection process before a nocturnal steam run on the H... (more)
The little Flagg Coal 75 begins to slow down as she traverses through a tree canopy along the main line. As it's about to pass the station yard limit sign on the left, today's final run will soon... (more)
With photographers in position and waiting, the Flagg Coal 75 begins to throttle up as it rounds a curve for the routine photo run by that accompanies each trip along the Heart of Dixie's track.