Splish Splash The weight of a passing boxcar creates some interesting water action under a joint on the mainline.
Second Hand Cast in 1975 by the Standard Car Truck Company, this Barber S-2 designed side frame was once built for the L&N as seen by that fallen flags initials cast onto its side but toda... (more)
Round and round Moving at a blistering pace, intermodal train FEC 101 blasts through Favoretta with numerous types of intermodal equipment such as the articulated truck of this spine car s... (more)
the wheel that started it all…
Cast less than a mile away from the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, this wheel ‘with a pedigree’ as the slogan for Abex used to say still calls Calera ho... (more)
Full Circle Completed wheel sets sit on the ground and await installation on coal hoppers in the back. The ground they are sitting on used to be home to the famous Abex Corporation wheel ... (more)
Steel Circle of Life With their days of rolling along the Nation’s railroad behind them, scrap wheels of which some were cast in Calera, Alabama now find themselves at the Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: WheelLocation: Birmingham, Alabama, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: CSX Y117Photo Date: October 15, 2011
Hot Box After being tagged by the XXB 152.0 defect detector, this tanker from Q602 was slowly taken to the house track at Milstead where it will wait for a replacement wheel set. Thankful... (more)
Splash! It seems that diamonds on any railroad are always difficult in draining water.
Lots of wheels await their fate after a long life.
Cast almost 19 years ago, this 28" wheel along with others awaits its fate.
The colors on newly cast wheels always provide for interesting photos.