Railfans of the 1990's have no idea how lucky they were to have consists like this as everyday power. This consist was a fresh breath of EMD smoke filled air.
Smoking like its 4-20! The engineer on GE22 knocks the throttle back upon getting a clear at East Point and covers downtown East Point in a blanket of EMD smoke.
Best seat in the house From the top of the Westin you have a view of just about everything on the rails through Atlanta. Here I85 gets rolling out of Atlanta passing a stopped 230. At the t... (more)
Q042 ducks under the Oakland Junction signals as MARTA flys by overhead. I got lucky that the dispatcher had routed the train via the A&WP rather than the normal Manchester route.
To quote the Rio Grandey kid, "I've been waiting for his moment for months and its finally here!" These EMDX units have been bouncing back and forth through Atlanta for the last month and I have b... (more)
Chug a lug lugging five miles an hour........
GASR GS1 has just finished switching the industrial park and is heading south for Perry through a grove of Pecan trees. Both units are unrebuilt GP20's with the 2053 showing a little bit of eviden... (more)
CCH's Brickyard job heads down 9th St. with a Bayline GP38-2 leading the way. That shuttle bus nearly ruined the shot when it stopped right infront of me seconds before messing up my planned shot ... (more)
"CSX A727 permission to depart Coastline outbound through the tunnel"
After a 64 year absence streetcars are soon to return to Atlanta. Hopefully this first line down Auburn Avenue will be a success so more lines can be built to places I actually want to go.
The Tide twins pose for a picture in last light at the end of the former GM&O Montgomery Line just south of Tuscaloosa.
ABS 121 crosses the M&O trestle over the Black Warrior river in Tuscaloosa. The 3600 ft trestle dates back to 1898 and has served the M&O, GM&O, ICG, Midsouth, KCS and now the ABS. A brace of red ... (more)