As far as trains are concerned, it don't get more New Orleans than a Riverfront Streetcar and the Public Belt.
Amtrak's Crescent rolls under an old cantilever signal bridge, the last of its kind west of Birmingham. So far, it has survived the PTC signal massacre, with no evidence of imminent replacement.
Port 141 heads back to PTRA Manchester Yard utilizing trackage rights on UP's Strang Sub. MOW is replacing timbers on the swing bridge over Buffalo Bayou.
Until my friend told me about it earlier in the day, I had no idea the PTRA had a heritage locomotive. My luck was working overtime, as it ended up leading "Port 264", the last train of... (more)
What year is it??? Except for more skyscrapers in the skyline and less siding on the dilapidated 16th Street Tower, this photo could pass for 1977. This unit was built less than a month before I... (more)
An SCE&G coal train passes a crane used to move rock. Elberton is the "Granite Capital of the World", claiming to produce more granite than any other city.
A pair of leaser MACs drag a 119 car extra Sheffield-Macon freight up the 1.6% grade of Braswell Mountain. Until recently, this was a helper district.
The daily Jacksonville, FL to North Baltimore, OH intermodal rolls through scenic Northeast Georgia with a nice YN2 leader.
Still wearing their original "Grinstein Green" paint 23 years later, BN's pioneering AC traction locomotives are, for now, leased to power short NS. At least Progress Rail did a passabl... (more)
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)
A pair of increasingly rare "YN2" painted GEs pass the Acworth Christian Church on their way from Waycross to Cincinnati.
An empty grain train allowed some weekend shooting on the Georgia Northeastern RR, seen here passing the Holly Springs Community Center, a well cared for ex-L&N station.
Rio Grandeeeee on the NS!
An ECO/road slug set bring empty rail flatcars past the Deer Lofts. Originally built by the John Deere Plow Co. in 1887, the building was recently turned into high end condominiums.
A friend introduced me to the area over 20 years ago and now, I'll dance on your coffee table and sing that Neosho, MO to Siloam Springs, AR is the most scenic part of the KCS system.