As far as I know, this is the first time a derailment has happened here in Mt. Airy. The cause has not been ascertained at the time of this photo upload. Do know that it was a Northbound NS 118 ... (more)
I have yet to understand what this little fella had on his mind. Because within seconds there was 18 axles and 12,000 horses of locomotive power on top of him as NS 153 cleared Mt. Airy.
Waiting on NS-154 at Sunset.
Having stopped and getting permission to pass the Southbound stop signal at Mt. Airy, NS I21 creeps by the site of yesterday's NS 118 derailment with obvious slow orders.
Fresh from meeting NS 173 at Baldwin, AMTK 20 recieves an Approach Diverging signal on track 1 in Cornelia, GA .
NS-238 receives a "Clear Signal" on track-2 in Cornelia, GA and rumbles on toward Charleston, SC as a spring
Thunderstorm does some rumbling of its own.
NS-173 thundering into Lula, GA on a humid Sunday afternoon. This three unit lead put new meaning to the old phrase: " Sh#*in' it and a Gettin' it ".
NS 204 having cleared the area by half an hour or so, they had trouble with the lead unit once again. During the time that the dispatcher, 204 crew, and mechanical operations were chatting on ... (more)
NS 153 holds in track 1 while the conductor gives AMTK 20 a rollby inspection with " Night Flash ".
P37 slowing to prepare for entering the Fieldald Farms #2 Feedmill's spur.
After waiting for a few minutes just shy of the Toccoa, GA depot, NS 75V gets the go ahead and an "Approach Diverging" signal in Track 2.
NS 118 recieves an Approach Diverging in track 2 while NS 153 continues hustling up track 1 as they pass under the "Triple Nickle" intermediate signal bridge.
NS P37 taking a "Slow Ride" through Cornelia, GA on track 2.
NS P37 holds in track 2's siding while awaiting the arrival of NS 172.
Amtrak-20 gets a "Clear Signal" in track-2.