The First Responders heritage unit leads train 320 through north Birmingham on a hot Spring afternoon.
A meet between Northbound NS 130 and southbound NS 225 offers a great look at how two of the NS lines running through Birmingham converge near the 32nd street interlocker. Train 130 takes a diver... (more)
A Non-Automatic Block Approach signal greets the heavy six axle units of AB68 as they gracefully negotiate a sharp curve onto the Lehigh Branch. The loads of coal behind these units are heading t... (more)
Pigeons start to fly as the 110 dB release of sound from the air horn of an SD40-2 alerts everyone that AB09 has started to move towards Finley yard.
The "Smurfs" as they've been dubbed by the railfan community sit inside East Thomas awaiting their next assignment. These two blue beauties stared out as units for the MKT and Penn Cent... (more)
Norfolk Southern Freight 183 heads South to Mobile, AL. As they roar through 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL. With the SOU ES44AC #8099 Heritage Unit on the point
Q124 slows as it rolls through the magic city of Birmingham, Alabama. This was the result of waiting all of 5 minutes for a train to show. A beautiful sunny day in the south, and a beautiful skyli... (more)
Norfolk Southern Vehicle Train 27A heads South though the Magic City of Birmingham, AL. With NS SD70 #2527 leading a NS C40-9
Drone shot of NS Train 26Q (aka 226) is seen coming off the West End - NA District at 27th ST Interlocking by Sloss Furnaces as it's been detouring via Memphis due to the flooding on the KCS Merid... (more)
Train 385 eases through downtown Birmingham past Regions Field where the Birmingham Barons double A baseball team plays their home games.
I decided to try something different on this over pass in downtown Birmingham, Alabama so I shot between the concrete pillars of the railing.
NS had 31 early C36-7s that looked an awful lot like C30-7s, and a dozen late C36-7s with the 'lumpier' look that would be more characteristic of the C40 and later models.
American Ductile #103 at Birmingham, AL || April 1985