Black locomotives and white steam pop against the landscape of a grey winter's day as the 630 leads an excursion to Attalla along the foot of Lookout Mountain.
This year's "21st Century Steam" season was off to an early, cold start as the 630 led a roundtrip excursion between Chattanooga, TN and Attalla, AL on the former Alabama Great Southern.
This southbound grain train is minutes away from its destination, the Pilgrim's Pride chicken feed mill in Falkville, AL.
The Crescent arrives in downtown Birmingham with Amtrak’s 40th anniversary ‘Phase II’ commemorative engine on the point.
Leased from the Reader Railroad in Arkansas, this wood-burning Mogul is used to power the “Orange Blossom Cannonball” excursion on FCEN rails between Tavares and Lake Jem, FL.
Two flagged UP SD70Ms, the lead one being one of the first three UP units (4526-4528) to wear the American flag and "Building America" slogan, lead NS train W25 westbound.
Amtrak's Crescent rolls through a portion of the Talladega National Forest on its trip along the former Southern Railway mainline between Atlanta and Birmingham.
A pair of CP units leads a unit oil train bound for Atmore, AL down the former L&N mainline.
630 scoots through the valley at the foot of Lookout Mountain, returning to Chattanooga from Attalla with an NS "21st Century Steam" excursion.
Leading an NS "21st Century Steam" excursion between Chattanooga, TN and Attalla, AL, Southern 630 passes the restored depot in Fort Payne.
NS train 15T heads south as fall foliage nears peak colors on Lookout Mountain in the background.
630 leads one of this year’s annual TVRM fall leaf trips from Chattanooga, TN to Summerville, GA. Note the leaves being blasted skyward by the engine’s exhaust as it works uphill.
Scherer coal loads cross over the Paint Rock River and through a rock cut on their way east through the hills of northeast Alabama.