NS 3270 leads D49 back to Good Yard cutting through the farmland approaching the small town of Deer Creek.
A high hood SD40-2 gets a 117 car transfer moving up the steep grade from Mecaslin to Howell Tower.
A pair of high hood SD40-2's look right at home as they rest at the old Southern Railway depot in Gainesville on a muggy September afternoon. This scene is no longer possible as both of these loco... (more)
Just another memory in this scene and what was an everyday occurrence in Hapeville, Ga. High hood EMDs working the Ford plant and the many classic 86' auto parts cars that were switched here.
On the way to the Virginia Inland Port
The every day but Saturday Chamblee - East Point turn is under command of a trio of SD40-2's.
NS P61 heads uphill into Spencer with its usual older EMD power in charge
What may very well be the last time I ever shoot a high hood SD40-2 leading a train, P26 pulls ahead towards the south end of Industry Yard after the conductor lined the switches.
NS P26 passes Oakland Junction on a beautiful spring afternoon with one of 25 SD40-2s (as of this post) retaining their original high short hood. The line splitting off towards the right is the be... (more)
The veteran 1978 EMD at the head end of P26 splits the classic signals at Oakland Junction with a long Sunday train from Chamblee in tow.
Local P26 crawls to a stop to let the conductor out and throw switches as the train enters Industry Yard.
Southern trademarks: Coca-Cola, Atlanta, and a former Southern SD40-2 set as Southern a scene as I can create as P26 proceeds down to Industry Yard after waiting for CSX Q042 to clear the g... (more)
NS SD40-2 3270, still retaining its high hood from Southern days, leads local train P26 through the Gulch in downtown Atlanta. The Coca-Cola building, Phillips Arena, CNN Center, and Bank of Ameri... (more)
NS P26 creeps ahead at less than 1mph as the conductor walks to line a switch at the south end of Industry Yard.
The conductor of P26 hops out to re-line a set of switches so that P26 can continue to the south end of Industry Yard.