Due to the trailing CSX motor having issues on Duff Mountain, a non-PTC equipped leaser lead all the way into Atlanta before future travel over the Fitzgerald Sub required jockeying around the pow... (more)
A plain blue scheme isn't one I'd expect to like, but the nose logo makes it decent. Here, a Patriot Rail blue dip leads a United Alloy Corp train of Boeing airplane parts.
It's a good day when Canadian Pacific heritage paint leads a train into Atlanta in sweet morning light. It's one of the few positives I'm finding in the CP/KCS merger.
Not the DeQueen & Eastern, but it's still cool that Patriot Rail is keeping some traditions, even if the unit ended up being assigned to the Georgia Northeastern.
The double heritage was a nice surprise, after Industry Yard moved the Wabash from DPU to one of the lead motors.
Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right... G74 drops his conductor for a shove, while intermodal 249 01 & CSX L69401 pass by.
The Sonic Bonnet looks great in the early morning light, with a relatively uncommon SD40E & high-hood GP38-2 also in consist.
Just another day in Atlanta traffic, as Job 101 safely & efficiently switches customers above the madness.
The daily intermodal from Savannah comes off NS trackage rights and into Hulsey Yard.
G74 shoves back into NS Inman Yard with interchange traffic from CSX.
75 PTTX flats loaded with large diameter natural gas pipe are over halfway from Enola, PA to the Rail Logix Transload in LaCassine, LA where it will be offloaded and distributed to the field.
Ridden hard and put up wet, KCSM 4569 is still chugging along, leading a priority (UPS) intermodal train into Atlanta ahead of schedule.
Atlanta to Montgomery train M527 runs over NS trackage rights leaving town. CSX rights between Atlanta & East Point derive from previous A&WP/CofG joint trackage.
Elkhart-Macon manifest 143 snakes uphill through Dallas, GA. NS was still running big trains even after changes to the rules, with this 143 running 2x125x2x72... just under 200 cars total
G88 pulls a long cut of intermodal transferring to Inman Yard in downtown Atlanta In the background are new, taller diesel-electric hybrid cranes which are being phased in across the network to r... (more)