Having completed their chores in Guntersville, ATN's M715 switcher climbs into Albertville, where it will switch more customers before continuing on to Gadsden.
ATN M715 skirts the backwaters of Lake Guntersville as it begins its return trip to Gadsden. Lake Guntersville, created by TVA's Guntersville Dam on the Tennessee River, is Alabama's largest lake.
ATN switches a grain elevator in Albertville as the sun sinks toward the horizon.
ATN's M715 job arrives in Guntersville where it will work a few industries and be wyed for its return trip to Gadsden. The ATN is an Omnitrax shortline. This portion of the line is former NC&StL.
Dropping down off Sand Mountain, ATN's M715 job arrives in Guntersville where it will work a few industries and be wyed for the return trip to Gadsden. The ATN is an Omnitrax shortline. This porti... (more)
ATN's Guntersville Turn is on its way back to Gadsden with LTEX (former SP) SD45R 7444 accompanying FCR 2002 (FCR are the reporting marks for the Atlanta area’s Fulton County Railway, another Omni... (more)
Guntersville is the northern terminus of the ATN; this was once NC&StL territory and rail traffic moved between here and Huntsville via barge on the Tennessee River, since the hilly terrain preven... (more)
Switcher headed to the Fulton County RR along with the MPEX 5000 arriving on Q583.