A new day is about to begin on the railroad this mornings. But with clear signals at both ends of the Gold Ridge siding, this NS line won't be seeing traffic any time soon. Photo taken from gr... (more)
Today’s NS 187 is being pulled by a pair of colorful locomotives in the form of Citirail leaser and a CSX visitor. This change of pace does add some variety to the usually all black and white con... (more)
As NS 137 glides over the track in Gold Ridge, it illuminates rail rolled by the French firm Hayange- at their rail mill located in Hayange, France during the year of 1984.
Rolled at the U.S. Steel Gary Works in the 1940s, this 6 bolt joint bar does its job of keeping the 115 pound rail Gold Hill siding together as NS trains traverse it day and night
A pair of standard cab six axle units pull a long NS 137 through the open space of Gold Ridge on a bright and sunny May afternoon.
Southern Railway U23B #3943, leading Sylacauga (AL) to Columbus (GA) "P" line long-distance local #46, eases along thru the 10 mph siding. #3943 was built June 1975 and later became Norfolk South... (more)
A classic EMD SD70 standard cab locomotive pulls today’s NS 137 past the Gold Ridge siding on a sunny August afternoon along the Central of Georgia District.
NS 199 heads west at Gold Ridge at a high rate of speed. Second unit is NS 8208, an ex-Conrail C39-8. I would catch this train a second time at Camp Hill, but would never get a third shot thanks t... (more)
A classic Gold Ridge scene is presented here as NS 371, with 9200 trailing tons, is lead by three BNSF locos in anticipation of a meet with NS 336. The meet only took 20 minutes to complete.
A trio of high hoods leads A41 through Gold Ridge at track speed.
NS 371 glides by on the last Friday in October.
A loaded rock train blasts by Gold Ridge with two HLCX Red, White and Blue units on the lead. Notice all the rock dust in the background.
After waiting 2 hours, I finally catch NS 9228 pulling an exciting 5 cars!
As viewed from the Victorian-style wrap-around porch of a nearby house, NS train 187 slides through the Highway 147 crossing on the siding while 334 holds the main.
The engineer enjoys some down time while waiting for the eastbound to show up.