The last remaining Alco HH900 lumbers across a wooden bridge pulling a local freight. This photo was staged by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum volunteers for a publicity shot showcasing a unique pi... (more)
Westbound BS port job passing through Mulga
Back when Birmingham skies were often smudgy from the many operating steel mills, BS 251 works in the Ensley yard.
A typical busy morning on the Fairfield Southern, as remote jobs do their work shoving iron ore pellets into the steel mill. While presently commonplace on any given morning, this scene (which is... (more)
A lone survivor! No. 82 is the oldest surviving High Hood ALCO locomotive complete with its original prime mover, a McIntosh & Seymour 531T diesel engine. It is the only surviving HH900, and the o... (more)
BSRR HH900 #82 has just been restored By the Heart Of Dixie Railroad Museum & is seen here being pulled outside of the shops for a few Photographers to get some shots. This locomotive was built in... (more)
BSRR HH900 #82 has just been restored By the Heart Of Dixie Railroad Museum & is seen here sitting outside of the shops in the bright Sunshine for a few Photographers to get some shots. This locom... (more)
A recent visit to Birmingham made me go back and review some old slides. At first glance, the new Birmingham Terminal Railway which now operates this line seemed mostly the same. Then I took a l... (more)
WAMX (Birmingham Terminal Railway) GP38-2 3876, Ex BSRR nee EJ&E leads a loaded ore train from BNSF's East Thomas Yard through Ensley, Alabama with a mixed assortment of GP38-2s trailing.
Remote-controlled AS616 #367 rumbles through Ensley, AL. I believe the guy with the Ghostbusters backpack is the operator. I also think this unit was re-engined with and EMD engine. I saw one r... (more)
A freshly painted switcher works the yard for the Birmingham Southern RR.