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.
This one-of-a-kind switcher was rebuilt from either an Alco S2 or S4 by Morrison-Knudsen with an EMD 567C engine with 645 power assemblies. It also goes by the designation S4m. It is frequently le... (more)
Several freights, including this westbound with a colorful all-EMD consist, were run ahead of the UP 3985 (photo 341347) as it headed west out of the St. Louis area.