Southbound through Loachapoka.
An empty Herzog rock train backs its way into the Vulcan Materials Quarry in anticipation for another load of crushed rock.
With the class unit of SD50s on the point today, A746 and its loads of woodchips make their way through the lovely town of Loachapoka.
Q617 rumbles past the Vulcan Materials Rock Query as photographer Frank Orona finishes taking an extreme shot.
Two rock trains await their crews while a "tonka" truck sits in the background.
Two veteran SD40-2s rest on a chilly Sunday afternoon at Vulcan Materials awaiting there next load of rock to pull out.
Being led by a recently repainted SD40-2, A746 hustles along at track speed after working some major industries along the A&WP.
A746, complete with distracting open door, heads back towards Montgomery on a hot summer afternoon in the deep south.
Just like everybody else, A746 is working for the weekend with a sweet SD50.
CSX Q193 highballs south through Loachapoka with NS power, including an ex-SOU GP38-2.
Two versions of the SD70MAC are used to pull 68 cars of today's Q618. It will head north and meet two at Opelika.
W084 has just picked up a mixture of 46 cars from Vulcan Materials and is about to head towards Montgomery then north to terminate in Calera, but must wait for its conductor, "the shack attack", a... (more)
Veteran West Point Railroader, Frank Sears, is seen here showing off his skills at placing ties along the right of way. Tie replacement will begin shortly in January.
8132 is the new power on A746 for this week and it helps to haul loads from Lee's Timber to Notasulga.