The SAM Watermelon Express has made it into Plains, GA where the train has an hour and a half layover. Passengers will depart and see all the sights of this small Georgia town which is home to th... (more)
After guiding today's Watermelon Express into the depot for passenger loading, the slick looking GP30M of C&O origin now begins to grab the drop offs from last night’s CSX Q550. These empty high ... (more)
The Watermelon Express climbs a gentle hill as it gets closer to the city of Americus. The use of jointed rail will certainly give patrons that familiar clickety-clack sound of steel wheel on ste... (more)
After a quick station stop at the Georgia Veterans State Park, the entire Watermelon Express train comprised of 7 passenger cars and 1 head end power car can be seen crossing over man-made Lake Bl... (more)
The dust being kicked up by the 1540 gives an example of just how fast the Watermelon Express is moving through the small town of Leslie. Not only is this small town on the former SAL route home ... (more)
With all the passengers onboard and their 9:00am departure time met, this morning’s Watermelon Express is underway as it crosses over the interlocking with NS just west of the depot.
A pair of Geep power has finished sorting some cars at the small HOG yard located on the east side of town. Now this pair will soak up the morning sun as they wait for the next call to duty.
A nostalgic searchlight signal still protects the interlocking of CSX with its former SAL route to Savannah which now is used by the Heart of Georgia railroad. Today’s SAM Watermelon Express trai... (more)
On a warm post-Christmas night, two Heart of Georgia Railroad Geeps sit alongside GA Highway 15 with traffic streaking by. The GP40 wears the railroad's blue and yellow scheme, accompanied by a re... (more)
One of the Heart of Georgia's GP40s, sporting the "CN North America" scheme of it's previous owner, rests at the interchange with G&W shortline Georgia Central in downtown Vidalia at dusk on a chi... (more)
A pair of 4-axle EMD units rest at the interchange of the HOG and GC in downtown Vidalia, presumably waiting to interchange with the neighboring shortline and deliver an intermodal train to the in... (more)