It's the first light of day as NS 052, a train full of solid rocket booster parts for the NASA Space Program eases through downtown Birmingham, Alabama on a dreary morning.
Seaboard System GP40-2 #6602 leads a southbound train at 27th Street Interlocking. #6602 was built March 1980 as Louisville & Nashville #6602 and later became CSX #6368, then CSX #6464
Norfolk Southern Train 329 heads west for Sheffield as they cross 27th Street interlocking in Birmingham, AL.
Seaboard System GP40 #6726, GP16 #4976 and GP30's 1377 and 1397 lead an intermodal train at 27th Street Interlocking. #6726 was built December 1969 as Seaboard Coast Line #1571. After leaving ros... (more)
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway Train Z390 heads north for Gadsden, AL, as they cross over Norfolk Southern's AGS South District here at 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL.
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway Train Z390 heads back towards home rails for Gadsden, AL, as they depart CSXT's Boyles Yard in Tarrant City, AL.
Burlington Northern SD40-2 #8101 and B30-7AB, awaiting fueling in East Thomas Yard. #8101 was built May 1980 and later became FURX #8101
Burlington Northern GP15-1 #1399, one of 25 former Frisco GP15-1's on the roster, in East Thomas Yard. #1399 was built September 1977 as Frisco #124, the last unit of a 25 unit order and later be... (more)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe GP28's 1545 & 1535 have coupled up to their NS interchange and are preparing to return to East Thomas Yard. #1545 was originally a GP9 built February 1957 as #311 for... (more)
Burlington Northern SW1500 #31 was built October 1968 as Frisco (SLSF) #326. After Burlington Northern - Santa Fe merger, unit became BNSF #3411
Kansas City Southern SD70MAC #3928, AC44CW #4593 & SD70ACe #4102 lead a westbound out of Norris Yard
The Central of Georgia heritage unit pushes in distributed power mode on the rear end of coal train 74G, threading through the 27th Street interlocking in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, passing by ... (more)
With a trio of SD40s and a CAGY GP15-1 in tow, A56 returns to Tuscaloosa after swapping traffic at Norris Yard.
An oddball coal train loading at the Port of Birmingham on the BHRR, is now on NS and headed for Lambert's Point in Norfolk, VA. In the background is Frisco 4018, on display at Sloss Furnace.