Another nocturnal work train parked for the night and another foreign power unit seen pulling it. This time it’s a visitor f... (more)
Ballast train A013 meanders south through dear old Loachapoka behind a pair of heartwarming Dash-7 motors. Both units wear proper CSX paint and look fantastic. This is the sort of thing I would ha... (more)
I would like to dedicate this one to the GE fans. Here we find ballast train A013 working its way south on the old Western Railway of Alabama at my beloved "Cotton Patch Crossing" in Auburn (other... (more)
A013 has just gone on duty and is seen leaving the city of Calera. It will head south 5 miles to unload some more new 136 lb/yd continuous welded rail which will replace the current 132 lb/yd rai... (more)
A013 takes a break from unloading new 136 lb rail and proceeds into the Jemison siding to let U239 pass.
A former Chessie System bay window caboose brings up the rear of this welded rail train consisting of former Chessie System welded rail cars and a Chessie GP40-2.
After realizing that they would have no more time to lay new rail, A013, lead by a former Chessie System GP40-2, makes like a tree and leaves the Jemison siding heading toward Calera to tie down f... (more)
A013 gets a clear signal at the XXB 126 and will continue north to West Point while dumping some ballast along the way.
A013 streaks past with newly repainted and upgraded ballast hoppers, creating a visually appealing sight. Its final destination will be the Vulcan Materials Quarry in Loachapoka.
Since Vulcan Materials purchased Florida Rock, a lot of activity (i.e. trains) are now being loaded and brought out of the quarry. A013 will shove out of the quarry and run north to West Point la... (more)
With its duties in the immediate area completed, loaded ballast train A013 accelerates south.
A ballast train led by a rare C30-7 creeps south on the former WofA, depositing ballast at points along the line; also notice the moon is visible at top right.