With switches at the cross over lined, GNRR GP18 8705 leads another grain train into the Pilgrim's Pride plant in Canton, Georgia. Due to the terrain of this former L&N route, all grain trains ... (more)
Georgia Northeastern GP18 8705 leads a Pilgrim's Pride grain train through the curves and grades of this former L&N route and is seen approaching Pinecrest Road between Holly Springs and Canton.
With time getting short for Georgia Northeastern's vintage fleet of first generation EMDs under Patriot Rail ownership, scenes such as this northbound GNRR grain train climbing the grade through H... (more)
Five normally aspirated EMDs notch up to run 8, throwing out smoke and sand as they handle the second cut of a loaded CSX grain train up to the Pilgrim's Pride Feed Mill in Canton, GA.
Georgia Northeastern GP18 #8705 brings two covered hoppers up the grade leading into Tate,GA off the Marble Hill branch passing the old Georgia Marble handcar shed.
Now owned by Patriot Rail, operations on Georgia Northeastern still continue in much the same ways as before. Meanwhile GP18 Nș8704 and the last high hood unit on the roster, GP9 Nș6576 stand at t... (more)
Georgia Northeastern Railroad GP18 #8705 stands with its former twin #6576 in the midnight hour on a cold, still night. The #8705 was built as a high hood GP18 for the Nickel Plate Road in 1960 an... (more)
Now owned by Patriot Rail, operations on Georgia Northeastern still continue in much the same ways as before. The northbound local is seen making it's way north from Elizabeth (Marietta) to Tate a... (more)
GNRR rolls through Nelson, GA on a relatively rare night-time run.
With 9,600 horsepower and 32 grain hoppers, a welcome weekend train on my local shortline. The leader is ex-NW 2708, exx-NKP 708. Unfortunately, the 8705 has since received a nose job.
GNRR 8705 basks in the afternoon sun outside of the Georgia Northeastern's shops in the quite town of Tate.
The northbound train to Tate is rockin' & rollin' through an old industrial part of Canton on a dreary winters afternoon.
In a light rain storm, the northbound freight to Tate passes grain train power left on the siding at Holly Springs waiting for Pilgrims Pride to finish unloading.
GNRR GP18 #8705 & GP38-2 #9708 bring their train north through a reverse 'S' curve and on slick rails on the second day of 2015. The #8705 is a former high hood Nickel Plate Road GP18. Its high ho... (more)