Southern 4501 heads back towards Chattanooga with the Summerville Steam Special.
A hot intermodal train with UPS trailers wastes no time racing north through Folkston, Georgia. 1/40th pan photo.
SP 4449 and UP 8444 are racing each other up Cajon Pass at Tunnel #2. The SP 4449 would stop just around the curve due to an overheated bearing, ending what was one of the best races up Cajon Pas... (more)
OH BOTH! That is what people were yelling as both SP 4449 and UP 8444 showed up at the same time at Tunnel #1 on Cajon Pass. We could see the smoke plume from SP 4449 as it came around the corner... (more)
CSX proudly displays a recent award, while CitiRail 1504 is stored at Rice Yard.
CSX 523 leads a doublestack from Waycross into the Folkston Funnel on a pleasant fall day.
One of these things is not like the other. It looks like someone ordered the wrong font size for the number 8. The 8361 is one of many CSX diesels stored in Rice Yard in Waycross, Georgia.
BNSF 5527 and BNSF 8028 work their way through switches as they slowly head to the west end of Simpson Yard, while three NS units head down a different track to their train.
Citirail 1203 leads an autorack train through the crossovers at Callahan Junction, and on to the south line headed for Baldwin Yard near Jacksonville.
Southern Pacific SD45T-2 9177 leads Milwaukee Road SD40-2s 156, 174 and 168 through Sullivan's Curve area on Cajon Pass. We spent the day chasing this power consist, which started out at the old T... (more)
Union Pacific 8083, on of their "fast 40 class SD40-2s", rounds the corner at Summit with the hot LAX eastbound intermodal train. Camping out at Summit was a good way to see this train ... (more)
SP 9019 waits patiently in the helper spur for the next eastbound train out of West Colton to arrive. Soon the helper set will be cut in to the train and begin the push east up Banning Pass.
Southern 4501 rolls past the Chattooga & Chickamauga Railroad depot in Holman yard, which is in Lafayette, Georgia. The train is headed south with the Summerville Steam Special.
While chasing the 4501 from Chattanooga to Summerville, we came across this scene at the Oaken Road crossing. We asked the owners of this beautifully restored truck if we could have permission to... (more)
Chicago Central & Pacific is not only slowly rusting away in the Georgia sun, but is now slowly being overtaken by vegetation. A sad fate for this old engine. Photo taken with permission.