Three EMD products including a rebuild and slug set are reflected in a puddle in Flomaton Yard. These units are on an MOW train that is being held in the yard until needed.
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After visiting a model train show in Pensacola for my son's fifth birthday, we venture north to Flomaton to see if CSX is running anything. The sun pops out just in time to capture a New Orleans ... (more)
Louisville & Nashville GP30 1036 at Flomaton, Alabama. This engine would later become Seaboard System 1367. (January 27, 1973)
Not much resides at CSX's Flomaton Yard today but a few cars and some foreign power. The two travelers are, Union Pacific #8156 and Union Pacific EMD SD70M #5100. Rays of sunlight manage to find ... (more)
On track 1 CSX power and its manifest train awaits a new crew in the small yard at Flomaton. An old Louisville and Nashville (L&N) coaling tower still standing since 1943, (in background) sees al... (more)
Evidence of the ex-L&N line that this coaling tower use to serve, still stands with its logo and date of construction (1943) engraved into both of its north and south sides. Now CSX owns the trac... (more)
This train has just 'taken a right' to head for Pensacola, FL, but most of it is still on the old L&N's NOLA-Cincy main stem back around the curve. Power may look boring, but there is a bit of va... (more)
Q145 idles under the ex Louisville and Nashville railroad coal tower. The late spring evening is turning into night in a glorious display of blue and purple hues. Q145 is about to re-crew and proc... (more)
Former B&O series was way outnumbered in the Chessie System by GPs, though I have never figured out why.
Originally L&N and then SBD, this early phase U30B was actually on the point of a southbound freight doing some switching.
The obsolete coaling tower looms over a Louisville & Nashville train hauling pulpwood in Flomaton, Alabama, on January 27th, 1973. The lead engine is F9A 556, built by EMD in December 1956 as L&N... (more)
A012 is seen in the process of getting its locomotives wyed and will then head south to the siding at Wawbeek to pick up its loaded ballast hoppers for a trip onto the Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)Locomotive: GE C40-8 (Dash 8-40C)Location: Flomaton, Alabama, USALocomotive #: CSXT 7569Train ID: CSX A012Photo Date: December 29, 2010
L145 blasts past the Flomaton Yard.
With Q572 running on track 1 and L145 coming down track 2 a well timed meet takes place in the sparsely populated Flomaton yard on a clear spring afternoon. Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: EMD SD70MLocation: Flomaton, Alabama, USALocomotive #: UP 4958Train ID: CSX L145Photo Date: March 16, 2010
L&N GP30s 1041 and 1049 in Flomaton, AL on a summer day in 1973.