Daily NS Freight Train 339 (Irondale, AL - Meridian, MS) heads South through Bessemer with KCS's newly painted ES44AC in the grey Safety Starts Here paint scheme.
A trio of BNSF SD70MAC's are seen here sitting in Bessemer, AL, on CSXT's Birmingham Mineral Sub waiting to be moved to Birmingham Rail & Locomotive for scrapping
Norfolk Southern GP38-2 #5252 is seen here sitting in Bessemer, AL, on CSXT's Birmingham Mineral Sub waiting to be moved to Birmingham Rail & Locomotive for scrapping
A retired trio of former BN 1994 built first production SD70MACs are at Bessemer, Alabama waiting for the ferry move to Birmingham Rail & Locomotive on a dreary April 18, 2020 morning. This group... (more)
NS GP38-2 5252's career is over, the unit is at Bessemer, Alabama on April 18, 2020 awaiting it's delivery to the scrapper at Ensley. 5252 began experiencing rear draft gear issues in late 2018 th... (more)
NS GP38-2 5252's career is over, the unit is at Bessemer, Alabama on April 18, 2020 awaiting it's delivery to the scrapper at Ensley. 5252 began experiencing rear draft gear issues in late 2018 t... (more)
A US Pipe switcher crawls around the US Pipe facility in Bessemer, Alabama just south of Birmingham.
NS 9673 rolls south past the ex-Southern Railway Bessemer Station. The large mill in the background was a Pullman Standard factory that ceased production in the 90's (by that time it was a part of... (more)
Always one of the trains to catch in Birmingham, NS 340 slowly pulls by the old depot in Bessemer, AL. 340 traditionally runs with KCS power in a 1x1 or 2x1 formation which allows the train to be ... (more)
Was in the Birmingham area over the weekend got word that KCS 4006 was leading NS 340 to Irondale,AL after leaving Meridian around 4 o’clock they made a great run to Irondale getting in the yard ... (more)
Just before sunset a Norfolk Southern train passes the former Southern Railway depot (now a museum that houses Adolph Hitler's typewriter) in Bessemer.
SOU(NS) 8099 hustles south on "home" rails of NS's (former Southern) Alabama Great Southern South District at Bessemer, AL. 8099 is breezing along under a former Atlantic Coast Line whic... (more)
After hearing that NS 141 had NS 911 leading, I couldn't pass up and opportunity to shoot this train being i haven't shot it before so here they are approaching Bessemer, Al.
Barely beat 345 from downtown to Bessemer as it passes by the old depot enroute to New Orleans, LA