Having completed their chores in Guntersville, ATN's M715 switcher climbs into Albertville, where it will switch more customers before continuing on to Gadsden.
ATN M715 skirts the backwaters of Lake Guntersville as it begins its return trip to Gadsden. Lake Guntersville, created by TVA's Guntersville Dam on the Tennessee River, is Alabama's largest lake.
ATN switches a grain elevator in Albertville as the sun sinks toward the horizon.
ATN's M715 job arrives in Guntersville where it will work a few industries and be wyed for its return trip to Gadsden. The ATN is an Omnitrax shortline. This portion of the line is former NC&StL.
Dropping down off Sand Mountain, ATN's M715 job arrives in Guntersville where it will work a few industries and be wyed for the return trip to Gadsden. The ATN is an Omnitrax shortline. This porti... (more)
A southbound pig train notches out for the climb up through Holmes Gap to Vinemont.
Cedar Creek and an unpaved road share space underneath the former L&N mainline just south of Hartselle, as a former Conrail unit leads Q518 north.
NS empty coal train 733 crosses over the Tennessee River at River Junction in Decatur. All CSX and NS trains which cross the river converge here and utilize this single track lift bridge, which is... (more)
A pair of high hoods leads A88 back into Decatur after working customers around Huntsville and Madison. The covered bridge above the train is a pedestrian walkway which links neighborhoods west of... (more)
The southbound Crescent races through the west Alabama woods at a location which holds much sentimental value for the photographer. My grandfather used to belong to a hunting club which owned the ... (more)
Hometown shortline Meridian & Bigbee sent this switcher for display during Meridian Railfest. It was built in 1954 for the Milwaukee Road.
A westbound empty Scherer coal train splits the contrasting signals at Greenbrier. The signal mast on the left was replaced a few years ago when the new siding at Irvington, just west of here, was... (more)
362 heads east across the Paint Rock River with six EMDs on the point.
Six EMDs are on the point of 362 as it heads east through the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama. A cow in the background is oblivious to this spectacle.