The Georgia Northeastern Marietta Switcher shoves north to work Pacesetter Steel Services.
Shortline customer service... on an off-day for marble aggregate traffic, running 6 miles to pick up a single car of specialty resin from Standridge Color in Jasper, GA.
Shortlines doing what they do best, serving smaller carload customers with specific switching requirements.
A pair of Patriot Rail owned GP38-2s in the form of GNRR #2000 & CLC #3810 bring a dozen loads of crushed marble from Imerys' Whitestone operation south through the quiet mountain town of Talking ... (more)
Georgia Northeastern's Tate - Marietta train passes through the farmland at Gober
GNRR returns south to Tate with loads from Imerys and empties from Standridge Color
Just another day in Atlanta traffic, as Job 101 safely & efficiently switches customers above the madness.
After the second warmest February on record, Spring came early in Georgia with Bartlett Pear & Red Bud out in full force.
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 early morning blue hour has begun as Georgia Northeastern 2000 and other locomotives are shut down for the July 4th weekend.
GNRR passes the lovely depot in Holly Springs, GA.
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.
ERB Industries makes safety apparel & gear. Once every couple months, they receive a pneumatic covered hopper of plastic pellets. Most smaller industries receive transloaded plastics by truck, s... (more)
GNRR's Friday Southbound road freight rolls through The Mill on Etowah. Originally the "Canton Cotton Mill" that produced denim fabric, the redeveloped buildings feature a shopping mall... (more)