After the second warmest February on record, Spring came early in Georgia with Bartlett Pear & Red Bud out in full force.
The Marietta Switcher works the tank car unloading rack at Kemira Chemicals Inc.
The grades are mostly short, but steep on the old L&N Hook and Eye. However, at 10mph a short, steep grade still gives trains a workout.
After the requisite stop and whistle, Job 102 proceeds south through the crane gantry of Blue Ridge Marble & Granite Company. This industry has been around for years and was formerly Georgia Marb... (more)
GNRR's Tate-Elizabeth road local blows out sand as it drags 15/8 general freight up one of the many short but steep hills, passing a tie crane that has been part of ongoing line maintenance.
The Tate - Marietta train rolls south through Ball Ground
Georgia Northeastern 4125 is on the point of a short freight train in in early Spring 2005. She is an EMD GP20 built as Southern Pacific 7207. She appears to have been renumbered a few times under... (more)
The early morning blue hour has begun as Georgia Northeastern 2000 and other locomotives are shut down for the July 4th weekend.
Jeff Denney is in the engineers seat on Georgia Northeastern GP18 #8705 as they take a grain train north coming into Woodstock,GA on a summer afternoon in 2013. Jeff has long since moved on from t... (more)
2020 was the last year for grain trains on the Georgia Northeastern since Pilgrims Pride decided to build a new plant off the CSX at Fairmount,GA dealing a huge blow to the GNRR. I was fortunate t... (more)
The Marietta Switcher swaps cars at Kemira with a dual control stand GP38.
GNRR passes the lovely depot in Holly Springs, GA.
Boeing airplane parts catching the first air of their career, over the Little River, at the start of their rail journey to Tacoma, WA.
Georgia Northeastern hauling marble through the mountains.
The remaining three GNRR painted locomotives in freight service are together on a Bob Kelley Special... a solid 21 hoppers of marble chips heading south to the CSX interchange at Elizabeth.