We're getting a opportunity to get a closer look, and a roster shot of premier locomotives that was recently rebuilt. The SD70ACC were rebuilt from the SD70 series that was purchase by Norfolk So... (more)
No buds yet, but winter is loosening it's grip on North Georgia as another NS train crests Braswell Mtn.
Empty autoracks snake down the west slope of Braswell Mountain, the ruling grade between Chattanooga & Atlanta.
23N curves through the middle of nowhere, exactly where I was happy to be after a long week at work.
Recently reinstated train 347 is back to running Chattanooga, TN to East Point, GA... as a 2 x 54 freight x 1 x 62 autorack land barge.
With it's train stretched over the summit, 23N throttles down for the transition into dynamics for the 1.2% descent into Rockmart, GA.
Memphis to Savannah intermodal 26Q is about half way through it's trip to the Atlantic.
Braswell Mountain is amazing. Get it before the bushes & trees grow back.
An extra BNSF runthrough intermodal from SoCal descends Braswell Mountain on the final lap into Atlanta with a Warbonnet trailing.
GMTX SD60 #9014, NS SD60M #6801, NS SD70M #2593, NS C40-9W #9398 bring NS manifest M75 through the junction at Green.
The Erie heritage SD70ACe leads NS intermodal train #223 by Finch working its way up Braswell Mountain.
With 159 cars and 2 mid-train DPU's, this gigantic Macon, GA to Chattanooga, TN is precision scheduled railroading approved as it catches the first rays of sun cresting Braswell Mountain.
North Georgia has many redeeming qualities, one of which is the close proximity to the bottom end of the Appalachian Mountains. A Rossville, TN to Garden City, GA international doublestacks desce... (more)
Virginia? Pennsylvania? Kentucky? Nope, just 35 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, GA.
With CAT & Komatsu dimensional loads up front, 175 has no problem getting to the top of the mountain.