The wildflowers provide a brilliant contrast to plainer-than-plain Georgia Railroad GP7 1023. The train is a run-through Cincy-NOLA train that operates on L&N north of Atlanta, and south of Montg... (more)
A honey-hole of sunlight hits L&N 4124 at just the right moment - the exact opposite of what usually happens to me on partly cloudy days.
Back in the days just before Family Lines became a thing, this run-through train originated in Cincy, running down the L&N to Atlanta, then utilizing the A&WP/WRofA to reach Montgomery. Here, the... (more)
L&N/WofA run-through train has unusual power on this day, with a U25B and GP9 in place of the usual GP38s and U23Bs.
In early 'Family Line Days', three L&N units and three WP/GA units power a Cincinnati-NOLA train about to pass from Georgia into Alabama.
When L&N and Western Railway of Alabama established Cincinnati-NOLA trains 213/214 in 1973 (early Family Lines days...), I do not think the trains worked anywhere between the endpoints. Within a ... (more)
GP30s still in the early L&N gray-and-yellow scheme (slanted letters and numbers/black outline on numbers and letters) get a little attention.
Train 213 has just traveled Atlanta-Montgomery via the A&WP/WofA West Point Route. In a few minutes an L&N crew will board 2743 and head for Mobile as L&N train 413.
WofA 213 - a runthrough in cooperation with L&N - rolls by behind three U23Bs. The GEs were common on this train, but to see it without at least one or two GP38s was not.