fallen flags east meets west in the Georgia countryside.
A northbound CSX freight off the A&WP sub rumbles through the railroad gulch with the Atlanta skyline in the background. Whatever else can be said about Atlanta, it definitely has a nice skyline.
On a spectacular autumn afternoon, Heber Valley Railroad's Oregon Short Line 2-8-0 #618, a Baldwin product from 1907, switches from the siding to the main at Vivian Park in Utah's Provo Canyon.
One last move before heading to Social Circle. RTEX has another switcher ready for shipment so the Great Walton crew used the two Covington Branch units to pull the unit out of the plant and then ... (more)
After the Covington Branch funeral train has passed, the Monroe branch power throttles out onto the main to chase the train to Monroe where it will couple onto the Covington train to shove the hop... (more)
Georgia Railroad GP7 #1022 in Camak, GA...October 1976.
For years GP9's have barked through the neighborhoods of Covington, but today was the very last time. NS has terminated Great Walton's lease and this train is making the final shove to the CSX int... (more)
This is the end, my only friend the end. My first and only visit to the Covington Branch of the Great Walton on the last day of operation. The two CSX locomotives on the Georgia Railroad ma... (more)
The last moves on the Great Walton's Covington branch was made shortly after 11:00 on Wednesday morning. The remaining cars which had been stored in Newton Ga. were pulled from the line along with... (more)
Athens Line power rests at Paradise Valley on a nice summer evening.
Georgia Railroad 753 at Camak, GA in October 1978.
A CSX empty coal train with a eclectic consist crawls slowly through the railroad gulch with the Atlanta skyline in the background.
This trestle once carried the Georgia Railroad's Athens branch over Trail Creek and Poplar St in Athens, GA. This section of the line was closed in 1997 and the rails were pulled up in 2000, the t... (more)
After bringing back a long string of 5 pack TTX flats from storage in Watkinsville, the Athens Line power rests in the perfect evening light at Paradise Valley.
Hartwell 44-ton #2 leading its train through Bowersville, GA in 1982.