The Waycross originating train of Q514 is almost near its destination point of Boyles yard in Birmingham with numerous freight cars in tow as it passes through the 13th street interlocking. Befor... (more)
This evening finds the Talladega local of A734 as it sits south of the 24th street signals waiting for a light to proceed north towards Boyles yard. Conversely, a fast running NS 24E on the other... (more)
Lucky Number Sevens
With the help of northbound NS 173 providing a stop in the CSX flow through the 27th street crossing, a well timed meet is taking place and framed by the signal bridge ... (more)
A foursome of BNSF Gevos get this handoff train up to speed and on the move again as these priority domestic container double stacks continue the journey from the West coast to Atlanta.
After waiting patiently for a MoW crew to finish up their welding of the 24th street crossover frog, Q577 finally gets rolling again as it leaves Sloss Furnaces and the city of Birmingham in its r... (more)
A very colorful intermodal train with international as well as domestic boxes heads past the local Amtrak passenger station on a rather cloudless and hot August morning.
After completing its work on the 3 mile long Elyton Industrial Track, CSX Y198 returns with one empty center-beam, empty cement covered hopper and something odd at the front of its train. Usually... (more)
An all GEVO consist pulls an L184 into Birmingham and past the Amtrak station on the right. Soon this train will crossover to the NS track for a route back to BNSF rails at the Block 2 control po... (more)
A unit train of mostly empty Potash Corp covered hoppers roll through the Magic City in the early morning light of a Monday.
Empty coal train E075 skirts past the Birmingham Amtrak station as its journey into the Magic City is halfway complete.
Still Resourceful Although its time as America’s Resourceful Railroad ended in 1986, this relic of the north continues to be useful for its new owner.
A pair of 70MACs and an obvious foreign visitor from the Utah Railway head for Boyles with auto racks full of automobiles from a Montgomery assembly plant at their head end.
After a 34 year life on the railroad, the colorful aspects of this Railbox logo and slogan have faded away leaving behind their outline and original colors applied just down the road at the Pullma... (more)
The orange rusty colors of brand new wheels shine bright as they ride atop a former Conrail wheel flatcar used for the sole purpose of transporting railroad wheel sets.
Still wearing its original paint applied by the Pullman Standard paint shop at Butler, PA in June of 1974, this PS2CD keeps the Milwaukee Road legacy alive even after its official demise in 1986.