WAMX 4193 sits at the Birmingham Terminal Railway shops awaiting its call to duty. In the background one can see the massive US Steel complex located here in Fairfield. Tube City (another steel co... (more)
A typical busy morning on the Fairfield Southern, as remote jobs do their work shoving iron ore pellets into the steel mill. While presently commonplace on any given morning, this scene (which is... (more)
No longer known as the Birmingham Southern Railroad after a purchase by Watco Companies in 2011, the new Birmingham Terminal Railway continues to work more than 30 customers in the Birmingham area... (more)
With steel coil loads from the nearby US Steel plant, a Birmingham Terminal Railway local heads back to the Ensley yard as it passes mile post 0.
Birmingham Southern RSD-5 #160 at Fairfield, AL || May 1972
A pair of Birmingham Southern SW1001's switch out the Fairfield yard. The ruins of US Steels Ensley works sits in the background.
One of the rarer of Birmingham Southern's industrial critters. This unit still bears the paint scheme of former sister Tri-Star road Elgin Joliet & Eastern. Was a stroke of luck that this rare bea... (more)
BS SW1001 #219 at Fairfield, AL || May 1986