As the historical marker proclaims, Q237 is taking a Medium Clear signal at Moon Station, one of the stops of Andrew's Raiders during the infamous 'Great Locomotive Chase".
Taking me just over four years, I finally met my personal goal of getting all 20 NS Heritage Units leading in good lighting, most in well composed photos. Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD SD70ACeLocation: Atlanta, Georgia, USALocomotive #: NS 1066Train ID: NS 290-13Photo Date: November 13, 2016
Originating in my home state of Michigan, this export grain is passing through my home of Marietta, heading into the deep south for export at Mobile, AL. In the foreground are Confederate Soldier... (more)
My 1,000th photo on RP.net. I'm happy it was a Heritage Unit in a nice Southern setting.
Sometimes you get lucky, in this case 173 pulling down just ahead of a cloud after picking up an engine to replace the 2nd unit, dead from ground relays.
The recently cleaned Interstate Heritage Unit splits a pair of unique crossing lights south of downtown Hiram.
A second section of the North Baltimore, OH to Jacksonville, FL intermodal squeals through the tight curves skirting Kennesaw Mountain.
Virginian leading twenty-two Nacho on crisp April morning.
A matched set of retro-belles motor runthrough intermodal 220 into Atlanta.
Out of cross-level is the technical term for both the main and seldom used siding seen here on the Georgia Northeastern. Three engines and the first half of the empty grain train are on the main,... (more)
North Baltimore, OH to Jacksonville, FL train Q133 motors through the recently activated signals at the Top of the Slide at the south end of Tilford Yard, just a few miles from downtown Atlanta.
A quintet of SD40-2 variations take an extremely early G76 north on Memorial Day. The 3531 was originally BN 7916 and retains its BNSF style nose headlight.
The conductor improvises a makeshift torch, leading the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Torch Relay Unit towards Atlanta, the home of the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Five normally aspirated EMDs notch up to run 8, throwing out smoke and sand as they handle the second cut of a loaded CSX grain train up to the Pilgrim's Pride Feed Mill in Canton, GA.
Returning the first half of a CSX grain train, a rare weekend move on the Georgia Northeastern crosses I-75 catching some rays after a thunderstorm.