NS 22R snakes it's way through Muscadine, Alabama with a nearly new C40-9W. (Slide Scan)
NS 22R storms through Temple, Georgia on the East End District with a ex CR SD60i leader in February of 2004. (Slide Scan)
Norfolk Southern Vehicle/Intermodal Train 22R pulls up to 20th Street in Irondale, AL. For a crew change before heading on East. 22R no longer runs
Only one “Crescent Cab” unit is all that’s needed for the power of today’s NS 22R as the new crew finishes putting their belo... (more)
The missing link Named the “Crescent Cab”, these wide nose cabs were developed with crew safety in mind and built for the SD60E rebuild program began by NS in 2010. The Cro-Magnon looking... (more)
NS Train 22R pulls into Irondale to change Crews for the run to Atlanta with NS #8098 Conrail Heritage unit leading the way.
Just in Time The Mercedes train, NS 22R heads through the city of Birmingham and meets CSX mixed freight Q689 at just the right moment to capture both trains in one shot.
22R eases off the AGS South and onto the East End District with a train load of Alabama built Mercedes vehicles as it passes the National Historic Landmark Sloss Furnaces and heads towards the Eas... (more)
A loaded 22R full of Mercedes vehicles makes good time as it heads north on track 2 towards Irondale and then onto Atlanta.
RPnet shot #2500 for me!
A pair of GP 4-axles brings this load of autoracks and intermodal equipment into Birmingham past the 17-story high Two North Twentieth building on a clear August morning.
22R rolls thru the kudzu-covered hillsides east of Birmingham.