The last rays of sunlight on this November afternoon illuminate the empty coal train of NS 819 as it gets pulled through the 32nd street diamonds by an eight month old ES44AC.
A BNSF dash 9 leads intermodal train Q186 through the 2nd avenue crossing after having just come off the CSX main line at the 24th street control point. The double stack train is now riding atop ... (more)
Two BNSF swoosh painted geeps look relatively clean as they relax inside the confines of East Thomas yard awaiting their next call to action. To see a more)
A pair of Canadian visitors make a surprising sight as the pull today’s 183 freight train underneath the signals that guard the 14th street interlocking and past the Birmingham skyline.
The Waycross originating train of Q514 is almost near its destination point of Boyles yard in Birmingham with numerous freight cars in tow as it passes through the 13th street interlocking. Befor... (more)
Norfolk Southern Train 345 heads South as they pass through Omega Street in Birmingham, AL. With FXE SD70ACe #4090 on the point
Just another day on the NS Alabama Division parking lot. Here we see the rear of 141, 63Q light engines and 345 all stopped on AGS track 1 heading southbound along with 182 northbound stopped on A... (more)
All the colorful paint schemes of the ATN are present today as the Z390 does its usual maneuver of parking in downtown Birmingham as it waits for CSX to allow them into their yard.
Although these veteran EMD's are both looking a little worse for wear and far from home, they still earn their keep in vintage paint.
With a CSX crew still onboard, Q186 is only a few thousand feet away from its hand-off point between CSX and BNSF. That would be the BNSF East Thomas yard in northwest Birmingham. Once the BNSF ... (more)
ATN Train Z389 is seen here tied down for the weekend at 41st Street in Birmingham, AL. Once a fresh crew gets on they will head North back to their yard in Gadsden, AL.