My second day to visit Decatur resulted in more trains going across the TN River, including this loaded BNSF coal in good morning light.
As a front moves in from the west bring heavy storms at dusk, the loaded NS 734 (Memphis,TN/BNSF-Juliette,GA) shoots south down the main 1 track on the NS Atlanta North-End after passing the Jers... (more)
After spending the morning shooting GSMR, I drove back to the Atlanta North End to catch a rare non-BNSF led Scherer coal train, which just so happen to have a heritage unit, the Monongahela in th... (more)
Norfolk Southern eastbound coal train 734 rolls past the passing and storage sidings at Elko, Alabama within the city limits of Huntsville, Alabama. The train has two locomotives on the front and... (more)
A pair of former BN SD70MAC's lead a Powder River coal train out of Atlanta in its final stretch to Georgia Powers Plant Scherer located approximately 80 miles to the south.
BNSF #9649 leads NS #734 out of Atlanta with 135 loads of PRB coal for Georgia Powers Plant Scherer. The water tower in the background has a penguin waving to promote the aquarium to drivers on I-... (more)
135 loads of Powder River Coal descends Braswell Mountain behinds the usual BNSF power.
BNSF SD70MAC #9649 leads NS #734 through the small town of Flovilla,GA bound for GA Powers Plant Scherer at Juliette about 10 miles ahead.
BNSF SD70MAC's #9653 & #9633 tear through the small town of Rex,GA with 135 loads of Powder River coal for Georgia Powers Plant Scherer.
As the sun rises on this early spring morning we see NS 734 (Memphis/BNSF-Juliette,GA) glide its way out of town after making a crew change at Webb, heading for the Georgia Power Steam Plant Scher... (more)
tier 4 and clean coal
After making a quick stop just south of the Norton Signal, NS 734 (Memphis,TN/BNSF-Juliette,GA) is finally under way pass under the cantilever signal through... (more)
A Scherer coal train roars south past the farms at Oostanaula behind BNSF & CitiRail ES44AC's. Another pair of BNSF & CitiRail gevos were pushing on the rear.
A pair of ES44ACs bring a loaded coal bucket through a rock cut near Woodville, AL.