On a typical humid and muggy September morning in the South one finds any way to keep cool like running with the window down or in this case the door open as we see the friendly Conductor doing on... (more)
The conductor and brakemen protect the shove back to their train while passing the historic maker describing the Coweta Town. Let’s hope today’s Mahrt Turn journey will turn out better than that ... (more)
After dropping of a cut of tank cars for the midday Columbus Switcher to play with, the Mahrt Turn crosses over Brickyard Road as it will shortly return to its train and continue on south to the M... (more)
Open Door Policy Today’s Mahrt Turn props the door open as the train gets some cool air flow through the cab and prepares for a set out of tank cars on the State Docks lead track where the... (more)
As they round a curve along Brickyard Road, the initial run of the Columbus and Chattahoochee Railroad takes its long train of empty boxcars and centerbeams south towards Mahrt.
The conductor makes it looks easy as he rides along on the inaugural run of Genesee & Wyoming's newest short line, the Columbus and Chattahoochee.
ex EMD #3 demo unit with radial trucks, went to the Oakway fleet to replace #9041, and is now part of the GMTX lease fleet
A short 335 is hot on the trail of NS 739 as they both head towards Birmingham, AL.
back when Southern ran inspection specials, they liked the F units! these units are still in operation at Georgia's Stone Mountain Park. photo taken by my Dad, Richard Thomason
187 splits the signals as it crosses the Chattahoochee River.
The Grand Luxe Express Southern Antebellum tour enters the Great State of Alabama as it crosses the Chattahoochee River. Columbus, GA is on the opposite side of the river.
American Orient Express departs Columbus, GA enroute Birmingham.