Some before work railfanning yields a shot of the GNRR working Pilgrims Pride at Univeter
CLC #3810 and company shuffle grain empties around at the Pilgrims Pride feed mill at Univeter. Soon the power will run around its train and head south to Marietta.
The Georgia Northeastern road train heads south through Canton. What makes this run unique is that the 8705 has returned from Blue Ridge after 3 years.
GNRR #9706 is solo with a short train consisting of two covered hoppers bound for Standridge Color in Jasper as they pass through an old industrial part of Canton.
Georgia Northeastern GP38 9708 is the day's south facing unit for the grain train, 9708 is noted for having the extend cab feature from it's time as a Penn Central ordered unit with dual controls.... (more)
Georgia Northeastern GP18 8705 was built in June 1960 as NKP 708, retired by NS in November 1984. The unit was overhauled by GNRR in October 2014 during which time it received a chopped nose. Deta... (more)
After staging the first half of the day's grain train at Pilgrim's Pride, the power eases down the lead while clearing the crossover just before retrieving the second half.
With switches at the cross over lined, GNRR GP18 8705 leads another grain train into the Pilgrim's Pride plant in Canton, Georgia. Due to the terrain of this former L&N route, all grain trains ... (more)
Georgia Northeastern GP18 8705 leads a Pilgrim's Pride grain train through the curves and grades of this former L&N route and is seen approaching Pinecrest Road between Holly Springs and Canton.
Georgia Northeastern's 102 job meanders north along Scott Mill Creek near Canton,GA with GP38 #9706 & GP20 #7562 leading four cars. They would set off the 7562 and two flats at Canton for the Univ... (more)
The GNRR Tate to Elizabeth freight is dwarfed by the old Canton Textile Mills Plant #1, which is now re-purposed as an industrial park for multiple businesses.
Georgia Northeastern brings the second cut of 32 loads of chicken chow to the Pilgrim's Pride Elevator.
If that ain't country, I'll kiss your ass.