Ex-N&W SD40-2 teams with ex-Southern GP38-2 to move the long-distance local west. Both units were delivered in 1974, with the same road numbers as in the photo.
A good-looking trio - B23-7/GP38/GP38-2 - is about to pass the NS communication tower at Waverly Parkway as it leads the westbound local out of Opelika. They are just about to cross one of the bi... (more)
For a few months in the 1990s, the only trains west of Opelika on the former CofG Birmingham main were long-distance locals 45/46, which ran the Childersburg-B'ham segment via other NS lines, as t... (more)
For a few months in the mid-1990s, the only trains west of Opelika on the former CofG Birmingham main were long-distance locals 45/46, which covered the Childersburg-B'ham segment via other NS lin... (more)
After storms damaged the line between Columbus and Birmingham in the mid-90s, NS rerouted traffic via Atlanta. After repairing the damage, NS decided to make the detours permanent, leaving just a... (more)
NS long-distance locals 45 and 46 on the former CofG Columbus-Birmingham main meet at Opelika.
NS 2770 is a few months short of its 30th birthday as it leads NS 45. The crew is about to head down to the tire plant at Royal City.