It's the afternoon hours in downtown Birmingham, and CSX Q689-29 (Birmingham,AL-Waycross,GA) has come around the curve, and clear the 24th St Block (MP-391.1 24th St.) on the Boyles Terminal. Runn... (more)
Backdropped by a 'healthy' dose of U.S. Steel air pollution, SD40 1254 models one of the early variants of L&N's gray and yellow scheme, exhibiting slanted yellow numbers and letters outlined in b... (more)
NS 23D passes one of my favorite locations in Birmingham. This odd looking protector of the crossing is perfect to frame a passing train.
Amtrak 130, the 2nd phase 2 heritage unit (replacing #66), leads train #19, the Crescent, through Birmingham, Alabama.
Kansas City Southern's veterans unit, SD70ACe #4006, leads Norfolk Southern train 340 through downtown Birmingham, AL, with 150 cars trailing and a distributed power unit helping at the rear end.
Kansas City Southern's executive train is headed to Atlanta, Georgia as it passes through Birmingham, Alabama on NS's AGS South District during a special tour in conjunction with Norfolk Southern.... (more)
Kansas City Southern's Office Car Special heads North through downtown Birmingham, AL, running as Norfolk Southern 088 to Atlanta, GA.
Southern Railway 630 leads a Norfolk Southern "21st Century Steam" excursion across the Alabama and Tennessee River Railway diamond at 32nd Street in downtown Birmingham, AL, passing Fri... (more)
Schnitzer Steel's small 44-tonner (I think) shuffles cars around at their facility located in the middle of Birmingham, Alabama while a strong squall line quickly rushes in. One can't help but fee... (more)
An NS transfer races back north to NS Irondale Yard while NS 3294 holds for clearance south. Meanwhile a severe thunderstorm is baring down on the area with its many ominous colors. Despite the gr... (more)
An eastbound (or possibly northbound) Norfolk Southern train passes through downtown Birmingham. The tuscan red car in the foreground is the dining car for the maintenance camp train.
Clouds obscur the setting sun as a Norfolk Southern freight passes the preserved Sloss Furnace (and a preserved steel mill Baldwin locomotive) just east of downtown Birmingham.
An Alabama & Tennessee River Railway Train is seen here tied down for the weekend in Birmingham, AL, waiting on a new crew to take the Train north