Q612 grinds up the hill passing photographer Britt Johnson.
This fast freight has just come from the city limits of Auburn and now prepares to head through the town of Loachapoka on a very clear afternoon.
612 has most of the tonnage up over the grade, and picks up speed through the eastern fringes of Loachapoka.
Q612 grinds up the ruling grade on the West Point Route in a scene that could be had in the sand hills of the Carolinas.
star light star bright... The newly installed signals at Loachapoka for the aptly named siding stand guard on a starry night and display the easily recognizable "approach" signal indicatio... (more)
Q619 passes under the new signal bridge at the recently constructed. super long siding.
Louisville & Nashville GP38-2 #4091 leads GP38-2 #4134, GP30 #1023, U23B #2822 and A&WP GP40 #726 on Western Railway of Alabama train #212. Louisville & Nashville GP38-2 #4091 was built October 1... (more)
An empty rock train takes the new siding at Loachapoka to enter the quarry.
K716 slowly shoves back into the Vulcan Materials Quarry and stops traffic on SR 14 while the l... (more)
Variety A combination of three different rail manufacturers, two US based and the other from the Třinecké železárny – Moravia Steel Company located in the Czech Republic, all work together... (more)
Local A746 heads north through Loachapoka.
CSX Q614 climbs the grade between Chehaw and Loachapoka as it heads north on the old Western Railway of Alabama.
CAT-illac A set of Caterpillar 325D excavators work in tandem to lift and move a section of track into the void created by the removal of the old switch from the mainline into the Vulcan ... (more)
In the evening light a ballast train participating in the construction of the new Loachapoka siding makes its way out of the Vulcan quarry and onto the mainline for the last time. Tomorrow the sw... (more)