The local out of Gainesville climbs one of the many grades along the Midland route as it prepares to make a pick up at AMPRO Products on a chilly winter morning. With two widecab GEs on the head ... (more)
Night Moves: P13's light engine set streaks by a lone admiral cab SD40-2 idling on the Gainesville Midland interchange track on a cool January night.
Two of CaterParrott Railnet's sharp blue EMDs sway over the ancient rails as they move back to collect another cut of cars to drop at the interchange. On the hill sits the Central of Georgia depot... (more)
The engines for the Social Circle road switcher await a crew to begin the day's work while one of the few remaining coaling towers in the state stands tall over the former Georgia Railroad mainlin... (more)
Meet in Madison: Having completed their duties, the CaterParrott Railnet crew has their train tied down at the CofG/GaRR interchange while a CSX local returns after working an industry east... (more)
CaterParrott Railnet's Madison switcher is under watchful eyes as it doubles back to collect another cut of the 39 car train. This relatively new shortline operates former Central of Georgia track... (more)
Christmas in Dixie: With a steady Christmas Eve rain falling, the final train for the night passes through the quiet hamlet of Lula as they pass under the town's iconic wooden bridge. To al... (more)
A Charleston, SC-bound intermodal hurries up the grade at Midland while a beautiful late afternoon sunlight glints along the side of the train.
I'm Coming Home... Appropriate for the holiday season, the edge of a banner toting the current safety slogan hangs from the old Southern depot while local power sits tucked away on the Gain... (more)
The first day of the year's final month finds a SD40-2 occupying the same spot as it has for the past four days, along with another EMD and a cut of hoppers. To the right of the engine are the rem... (more)
An empty Herzog ballast train rumbles south through White Sulphur with a rugged pair of former BN SD60Ms in charge. NS recently leased 14 such units, part of a group of 36 on short term lease to t... (more)
Whose Railroad Is It, Anyway? With enough Armor Yellow to question if this is really on Norfolk Southern, NS 211 ducks under the cantilever at Yonah while P37 holds on track two. The two fo... (more)
Just minutes prior to sunset, loaded Powder River coal train Z351-14 skirts along the banks of Nickajack Lake at Shellmound on its journey to Georgia Power's Plant Scherer.
An empty Progress Energy coal train emerges from the north end of Natural Tunnel. After spending three days and not seeing a train here back in March, this was definitely a welcome opportunity.
A decent crowd has gathered to greet the man in the red suit and his train at Fort Blackmore as the 73rd running of this Appalachian tradition pulls ahead to distribute gifts.