You never know what you might find in the brush. This coal trestle is all that is left of the former Athens Gas & Fuel Co. The area between the former Georgia Railroad yard and the CofG was once f... (more)
A&WP train #210 has the "Franklin M. Garrett" in the lead. Crew has just picked up and set out West Point cars, part of which are interchange for Chattahoochee Valley Railway. The CV lead is in ... (more)
Waiting for the end The Great Walton's Covington line units have coupled onto the last string of storage cars parked on the old Porterdale branch and wait for the paperwork to be completed... (more)
Upon delivery, Georgia Railroad 6051 was sublettered "Franklin M. Garrett", a long-time and popular Atlanta area historian and railfan. Unit later became CSX 2702
after 4 years of waiting, Georgia Railroad 1026 finally has its lettering and medallions! Casey Thomason is seen here measuring and leveling the medallion. (photo by Richard Thomason)
after 4 years of waiting, Georgia Railroad 1026 finally has its lettering and medallions!
Backwoods Museum A relic from the Hartwell's time as a excursion railroad. Up till the 1980's the Hartwell operated steam excursions from Hartwell to Bowersville. Most of the equipment incl... (more)
A real Heritage unit Untouched Chicago & Northwestern GP9 4556 still operates in daily service for the Hartwell Railroad in Northeast GA, far from its midwestern homeland. The conductors si... (more)
After finishing switching out storage cars, Athens Line's pair of units heads back north towards Athens, only to return for some reason a few minutes later to pick up the long string of cars and t... (more)
After switching the woodyard north of town, SCS 8795 brings back 7 loads bound for the NS interchange in Shady Dale. To the right of the picture is the CSX Georgia Subdivision which parallels SCS'... (more)
A hopeful sign
Once upon a time the Abbeville sub was a railroad buzzing with Autorack traffic, with several Atlanta area dealers churning out Auto's as well as the TDSI distribution cent... (more)
Squaw Creek Southerns newly acquired Tunnel Motor has finally arrived at their Georgia operation, a great looking unit for sure.
Time travel A almost untouched IC GP10 rumbles over the College Avenue bridge which still sports the Central of Georgia logo decades after the railroad was merged. Since then the line has p... (more)
Tight Squeeze The sound of 567's fill the air as these veteran EMD's shove four cars up the steep inclined spur to the UGA heating plant which runs on the front lawn of one of the Universit... (more)
The shiny paint of Squaw Creeks new tunnel motor and the aluminum sheeting of the Madison depot glow in the last rays of daylight at the end of this great November day.