With Q572 running on track 1 and L145 coming down track 2 a well timed meet takes place in the sparsely populated Flomaton yard on a clear spring afternoon. Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: EMD SD70MLocation: Flomaton, Alabama, USALocomotive #: UP 4958Train ID: CSX L145Photo Date: March 16, 2010
L&N GP30s 1041 and 1049 in Flomaton, AL on a summer day in 1973.
M705 takes its Thanksgiving break early as two trains pass on the main.
Q521 looks small compared to the massive L&N Coaling Tower that it is passing underneath. Notice the L&N logo and build year cast into the concrete.
After meeting Q612 and intermodal counterpart Q144, Q145 and its six UP locos rumble past the Flomaton signal with the famous L&N coaling tower looming in the background. Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Flomaton, Alabama, USALocomotive #: UP 7820Train ID: CSX Q145Photo Date: November 24, 2009
Q145 blasts past some yard power at Flomaton.
CSX train Q612 rolls through the signals at South Flomaton as it passes the connection to the PD sub with engine 8160 out front.
A UP SD60M leads the Q572 train through the signals at South Flomaton.
This train went into emergency and had to be walked before continuing. All is good with the CSX Q192 train as UP 4079 resumes its' journey bringing this intermodal through Flomaton, Alabama.
SCL GP35 1411 is the former Seaboard Air Line 540.
Louisville & Nashville GP30 1040 is dwarfed by the massive coaling tower at Flomaton, Alabama. Note the old L&N logo cast into the concrete on the 1943-built coaling tower.
We're on the Seabord System, former L&N, at the junction of the New Orleans-Montgomery main and the Pensacola line. An SCL GP40 idles with three U23Bs.
BN's Pensacola turn is utilizing trackage rights on CSX at Flomaton. BN 2115 was ex-SLSF 638, 2/71, 37023. This operation was later taken over by Alabama & Gulf Coast. Kodak 200 print, Canon AE... (more)
CSXT Southbound Freight Train at Flomaton, Al. on CSXT'S M&M Sub