I took an Amtrak ride from Hattiesburg to Meridian one day back in January of 2014. Once there, I had to wait a little while before hopping on the SB Crescent to go back to Hattiesburg so I hung ... (more)
The typical westbound pig was rolling through the siding at Brandon at the typical time of day. Had a non-typical FURX engine on it though.
This train is part of the BNSF/KCS land bridge from the eastern seaboard to the west coast of the United States.
I-20 traffic speeds over the KCS tracks as ATLA bullets by.
ATLA comes by Whitfield crossing at around 50mph, slowing down before entering the yard limits.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? A classic shot of Downtown Edwards. Notice the dip under the Bridge that KCS dug so they could fit double stacks under lol. Way to go KCS!
I-ATLA rockets out of the siding at West Brandon.
With four engines on the front of this pig, it has no trouble making good time through the crossing at Whitfield.