G34 has completed swapping reefers of western perishables in Rockmart, GA and is headed to Dallas, GA to pick up hardwood logs harvested in the Northwest Georgia mountains.
Memphis/BNSF-Atlanta run-through 264 hold back 84 wells of domestic doublstacks as it descends the east slope of Braswell Mountain.
Even 35 empty covered hoppers can get the girls worked up, at 10mph and the same gradient and allignment as the original Marietta & North Georgia Railroad constructed in the 1870's.
"Mud missile meets banana pudding" Amtrak #19, the Crescent, passes NS 27W-07 which is handling 3 days worth of Toyota's from Blue Springs, MS off the BNSF at Birmingham to West Lake (... (more)
The pride of the fleet, an ex-Kennecott Copper leaser, leads Job 102 as they start their journey to Tate, GA.
GNRR Job 103 wake up the bedroom community of Woodstock, GA with 21 loads of corn for the Pilgrim's Pride feed mill. He'll take 2 empty soybean cars south on the way back to bring the remaining 1... (more)
Welcome to Atlanta, goodbye to the Belt Line. This was the last train I ever photographed on the A&WP Belt Line... by this point the concrete plant had stopped receiving aggregate by rail and onl... (more)
I was never a fan of Sega, but the aptly named Sonic Bonnet brings out the hedgehog in me.
The Central of Georgia leads Elkhart-Macon train 177, snaking up the grade out of Pumpkinvine Creek.
A colorful pair lead empty grain south on the Georgia Northeastern, with 33 empty CSX corn & 3 empty private soybean hoppers on the drawbar.
The nose headlight gives away the BNSF heritage, starting life hauling coal, grain & lumber as BN 8166, but now handling local chores on this Rome to Dallas local.
A pair of ECOs have escaped their roost at Howells Yard, with the class motor leading this precisionally schedulified Atlanta-Cartersville Turn.
After New Years, the Blue Ridge Scenic shuts down and the power is brought to Tate for servicing. The surplus power was also put to use in freight service, including the Tate-Elizabeth road freig... (more)
Corbin, KY to Tyrone, GA system solar powered GPS ballast hoppers snake through what was formerly Elizabeth, GA.
A Cincy-Atlanta freight passes the former Western & Atlantic Passenger Station, now the Marietta Welcome Center.