The Whitaker - Inman intermodal turn returns to Austell with a long string of international stacks
A dirty glow worm still shines brightly.
NS SD70ACC #1800 leads stacks from Savannah through Austell nearing its destination of Whitaker Yard just ahead
For a brief time in 2018, NS trains #339 & #340 were extended to Macon and were nearly a sure thing for KCS run-through power. This afternoons #339 was no different led by a pair of KCS SD70ACe's ... (more)
The Norfolk & Western heritage unit leads a northbound autorack train through Austell
Norfolk Southern Freight Train 346 passes by milepost 650, at Austell, GA., on their way to Atlanta and then Macon.
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)
As evidenced by the road signs, Austell is a crossroads for many modes. Originating in California as UP ILBNS, it is well represented with western power.
A loaded intermodal train is built and ready for departure from the yard at Austell.
Wearing Union Pacific's new paint scheme, UP 6506 leads container's westbound in Austell.
346 24 didn't have a great trip from New Orleans, but delays made for a perfect morning run into Atlanta.
The Savannah & Atlanta heritage SD70ACe leads train #346 off the Birmingham East End
The first AC44C6M rebuild leads a Charlotte, NC to Memphis, TN/BNSF run-through over the distinctive concrete arch bridging Sweetwater Creek. With almost 650 AC44C6M's, NS must really like them e... (more)
Another cut of intermodal for Inman leaves Whitaker in Austell on G88. Seen here with a set of SD60Es
SD40-2 leading an intermodal......I'll take it. NS G89 with NS 3337 heads to Whitaker Yard with a cut they just picked up that was on 28J.