Thanks to a heads up, I hopped in the car with my dad and headed down to Brookside, AL to catch the Central of Georgia unit. My Grandfather and Great Grandfather both worked for the Central of Geo... (more)
Norfolk Southern Train 201 heads west as they pass through Brookside, AL.
Norfolk Southern Train 320 heads Eastbound to Norris Yard in Irondale, AL. as they pass through the beautiful country side of Brookside, AL.
Topping out at nearly 13,000 feet, NS Train 173 heads West through Brookside, AL. With the Norfolk & Western (NW) Heritage Unit #8103 on the point
NS 8103 leads a +13,000ft 173 towards Sheffield, Alabama as seen here at Brookside, Alabama the daylight is fading fast.
Norfolk Southern Freight Train 329 makes their way Westbound as they pass through Brookside, AL.
Norfolk Southern Coal Train 735 makes their way Westbound as they pass through Brookside, AL. With CREX ES44AC 1306 on the point
Rerouted coal train 735 snakes it's way through the small community of Brookside, Al on the NA/West End District. The new Safe-Tran signals have not yet invaded the West End yet and this former So... (more)
Norfolk Southern Steam excursion 951 makes their way back Eastbound as they pass through Brookside, AL. on their way back to Birmingham, AL. after makes a run to Parrish, AL.
Southern 630 passes through Brookside on the return trip from Parrish back to Birmingham.
The iconic and beautiful sound from 630's whistle bounces off the surrounding landscape in Brookside as this Southern Railway steam engine head for Birmingham on a perfect day in the South.
Just west of Birmingham, 630 trots through the ubiquitous piney woods and kudzu heaps along the NA District as she heads for Parrish.
The 630 hammers through Brookside during a "21st Century Steam" excursion between Birmingham and Parrish, AL.
On the 630's 2nd and last day of public trips, 630 pulls by Brookside on its 1st of 2 trips for the day.