The last active Conrail SD50 on the NS roster was 5424, it worked some of it's last days in the Atlanta area and is seen on the Chamblee to East Point transfer job, P26 as it strolls through the O... (more)
An admiral cabbed SD40-2 leads NS train P26 past a light CSX engine move utilizing trackage rights at Oakland Junction.
Conductor Craig gives a wave as he comes through downtown aboard NS local P26 with a nice second generation EMD consist.
P26 passes an empty BNSF Scherer coal train
P26 starts its way back to Chamblee behind a team of second generation EMDs.
NS P26 has knocked down Oakland Junction and left downtown Atlanta behind for now. Meanwhile, a MARTA train is headed into the city with a load of passengers from Hartsfield-Jackson International ... (more)
A dog watches on as P26 works into East Point, just south of Atlanta.
At CP Spring, NS P26 enters ex-Central of Georgia trackage for its run to East Point. Here, one can see Phillips Arena (the location where the Hawks just clinched their 19th win in a row), the CNN... (more)
Chamblee to East Point transfer freight P26 throttles up at Birmont Junction in Atlanta with two classic ex-Southern GP38-2s leading the way.
After stalling out on the way up to Birmont Junction, NS P26 starts moving again with assistance from the engines of hotshot intermodal 211, which are shoving on the tail end. With 10,000 tons in ... (more)
What may very well be the last time I ever shoot a high hood SD40-2 leading a train, P26 pulls ahead towards the south end of Industry Yard after the conductor lined the switches.
NS P26 passes Oakland Junction on a beautiful spring afternoon with one of 25 SD40-2s (as of this post) retaining their original high short hood. The line splitting off towards the right is the be... (more)
The veteran 1978 EMD at the head end of P26 splits the classic signals at Oakland Junction with a long Sunday train from Chamblee in tow.
Local P26 crawls to a stop to let the conductor out and throw switches as the train enters Industry Yard.
Southern trademarks: Coca-Cola, Atlanta, and a former Southern SD40-2 set as Southern a scene as I can create as P26 proceeds down to Industry Yard after waiting for CSX Q042 to clear the g... (more)