A one locomotive powered empty coal train waits silently alongside NS 202 for a new crew.
The southbound Crescent rushes by as NS 912 pulls out of Norris Yard with vintage Southern rail cars.
After a crew change, 74K continues on its journey as a yard job builds a train for departure.
202 and 74K stopped side-by-side in Irondale for crew changes.
After a crew change, this hot intermodal train passes under the new signal bridge constructed for the new cross over and siding on the left.
Passing Shorty's scrap yard (now closed), Amtrak's Crescent accelerates out of Anniston after its station stop.
A westbound freight stops for a crew change before heading through Birmingham. As the conductor closes the door, it's time to get back on the move again.
202 eastbound through Heflin on a stormy summer evening. A welded rail train is parked in the background.
An eastbound intermodal takes the siding for a meet with 173. Check out that classic Southern signal bridge.
The 7122 and its train (most likely the A66 local, based on my information) are tied down next to the passenger station in Anniston.
The Crescent rushes through Heflin on its way to Atlanta and points north. It's almost sunset on the day of the summer solstice, and this is as far around as the sun can get on the nose of an east... (more)
The southbound Crescent swings under a signal bridge as it prepares to make its station stop in Anniston during a light rain shower.