As the sun descends, the MoW trains come out to play on the Abbeville Sub. A northbound ballast train with SD50-2 #2477 entered Harper to tie down as the crew had outlawed. Right behind him flying... (more)
CP and CEFX teamed up to pull a good-sized Q667 down the Abbeville Subdivision today. I was fortunate enough to snag it several times in a 5 or so mile stretch thanks to slow speeds due to Bogart ... (more)
BNSF Warbonnet leads CSX Q667 approaching Statham on a sunny start to March
CSX Q619-19 rumbles through Statham with a good looking YN2 SD70MAC on the point. After chasing the train from Athens I finally got a little break in the haze right before sunset.
CSX Q619-19 roars upgrade at Harper siding with a somewhat rare YN2 SD70MAC on the point.
CSX Q675 heads south with a good string of wind turbines behind the power. These massive loads are some of my favorite high and wides to catch and can make even GEVO powered trains interesting.
CSX autorack train Q210 comes downhill past the signals at the 518 milepost just north of downtown Statham on the Abbeville Sub.
The rolling hills of Georgia CSX Q210 negotiates the Hogbacks at Harper Siding in beautiful late evening light. Parked in the siding is a NB grainer with engine problems that will depart 4... (more)
Roller Coaster Railroading CSX Q619 negotiates the big sag at Harper Siding. As the lead units dig in to climb the grade the rear is still curving downhill in the distance.
A not so common coal drag power assortment made up of three AC six motor units and a GP40-2 Mother-Road Mate set take charge of 83 coal loads enroute Hamlet, NC.
Atlanta, Ga-Greenwood,SC manifest handles Fowler Junction set off cars for the Gainesville Midland sub and Athens proper plus a handfull for its destination at Maxwell Yard.
Hamlet, NC-Birmingham, AL manifest heads toward the setting sun.
Unpatched SP motor leads a 90MAC across the Georgia countryside.