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.
Just west of Birmingham, 630 trots through the ubiquitous piney woods and kudzu heaps along the NA District as she heads for Parrish.
630 returns to Birmingham from Parrish with a "21st Century Steam" excursion on the NA District. Credit Terry L. for the location choice!
The 630 hammers through Brookside during a "21st Century Steam" excursion between Birmingham and Parrish, AL.
Passing the Civil War-era depot in downtown Huntsville (now a museum), the NS F-units lead an office car deadhead move toward Memphis for an upcoming inspection trip.
The 630 negotiates Birmingham's famous 27th Street Interlocking as it leads the first of a series of employee specials to Norris Yard in Irondale.
Southern 630 and its diesel escorts deadhead a passenger consist down the AGS from Chattanooga to Birmingham for upcoming excursions.
Southern 630 steams into Alabama as it leads a deadhead move down the AGS from Chattanooga to Birmingham for upcoming excursions.
An SD80MAC and an SD70ACe, both fairly rare units on the CSX roster, lead Q502 northbound away from Decatur.
The Central of Georgia heritage engine is in DPU service on "home rails" with a train of Plant Wansley coal empties.
After dropping off passengers at the DelMonaco Winery east of town, the power prepares to run around the train for the return to Nashville. The E8 is ex-NYC and the F7B's are former B&LE units.
One of NERR's ex-BNSF Warbonnets leads TCRM's cab units on the westbound return of a Tennessee Central Railway Museum excursion between Nashville and Baxter on the former TC mainline.
One of NERR's ex-BNSF Warbonnets leads TCRM's cab units on the westbound return trip of an excursion between Nashville and Baxter on the former Tennessee Central mainline.