Seen from the back of the Goat Farm Arts Center, intermodal Q028 departs Atlanta and will arrive Chicago in a little under 48 hours.
Once a common site, NS is now one of the few railroads to continue using camp car trains to house MOW gangs. Intermodal train 216 passes on a quiet Sunday evening.
Yard Job Y13211 brings Charlotte-Nashville train Q580 from Hulsey Yard to Tilford Yard where it will get a fresh W&A Sub crew for the trip to Chattanooga.
It's much easier to see the Piedmont of Appalachians when everything isn't covered in trees. A Harrisville, IN to Pelzer, SC/GRLW loaded ethanol drags out of the Etowah River Valley.
Old cars and new choo-choos.
I've lensed many a train and quaffed many an ale at Control Point Freight Kitchen and Tap. It's always nice with the Georgia Northeastern runs a weekend grainer.
Nothing says Coca-Cola like standard cabs and an enthusiastic conductors.
It's not often snow lasts more than 24 hours in Georgia, but even in the sun, 12 inches takes a while to melt when temps barely climb above freezing. I was able to capture the remnants from my In... (more)
24E-30 holds the main in the background for the Crescent to roll through the siding with a P32-8BWH as the second motor.
It's not often switch heaters are necessary in Atlanta, especially in December. One of the few trains running, extra New Orleans to Atlanta auto rack train I98 which ran through straight from the... (more)
The last leaves of fall complement the Rio Grande Heritage motor, leading an NS grainer south of Atlanta.
A freak early December snowstorm dumped 6-12" of snow Northwest of Atlanta, bringing the NS to their knees. KCS runthrough intermodal 24E-08 was one of the few trains moving, seen here passi... (more)
Wall of stacks passing some iconic symbols.
The daily Jacksonville, FL to North Baltimore, OH intermodal rolls through scenic Northeast Georgia with a nice YN2 leader.
Ridden hard and put up wet, this former thoroughbred will soon be sent to the glue factory in Altoona, PA. Today all is well, SD60 #6635 successfully piloted this Port Wentworth to Austell interm... (more)