Alabama and Tennesee River Railway GN1 is doing some switching in Guntersville, AL.
Switching at Guntersville is ATN’s pair of former CN wide cab GP40-2s. The newly painted 9401 is the first and so far only unit painted for the ATN, while the trailing unit, 9651, still retains so... (more)
ATN 9401 (ex-CN/HLCX) is the first locomotive to be fully painted and lettered for the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway. The spiffy new paint job, which is similar to paint schemes found on some ... (more)
Led by an Omnitrax GP38-2 (ex-Illinois Terminal/N&W) and two ex-CN wide cab GP40-2s, ATN's Guntersville Turn trundles into town.
ATN M715 skirts the backwaters of Lake Guntersville as it begins its return trip to Gadsden. Lake Guntersville, created by TVA's Guntersville Dam on the Tennessee River, is Alabama's largest lake.
ATN's M715 job arrives in Guntersville where it will work a few industries and be wyed for its return trip to Gadsden. The ATN is an Omnitrax shortline. This portion of the line is former NC&StL.
Dropping down off Sand Mountain, ATN's M715 job arrives in Guntersville where it will work a few industries and be wyed for the return trip to Gadsden. The ATN is an Omnitrax shortline. This porti... (more)
The brakeman prepares to line a switch at Guntersville, the northern extent of the ATN. Most of the train and two other units are parked east of town while this former CN unit works the tight conf... (more)
ATN's Guntersville Turn, a train which works the northern part of the ATN between here and Gadsden
another interesting consist on the ATN: an Omnitrax GP38-2 (with no dynamic brakes), an Omnitrax GP20, and a Locomotive Leasing Partners (LLPX) former CSX Maintenance of Way GP40 lead the Guntersv... (more)
a cloud of dust and sand erupts from LLPX 3102 as she switches industries along the lakefront in Guntersville; the unit still wears CSX Maintenance of Way orange
Guntersville is the northern terminus of the ATN; this was once NC&StL territory and rail traffic moved between here and Huntsville via barge on the Tennessee River, since the hilly terrain preven... (more)
ATN's Guntersville Turn switches next to the beautifully restored depot in Guntersville, which contains a small museum that is open by appointment
ATN's Guntersville Turn works industries next to the restored depot and a nice floral display, compliments of the city of Guntersville.
Omnitrax has leased units from CSX, LTEX, and HLCX for power on the Alabama and Tennessee River Railway (ATN), on trackage leased from CSX.