"The Southern Serves The South."
A southbound rolls off of the Tennessee River drawbridge on an exceptionally clear August afternoon.
An empty Scherer coal train races west through the cotton fields of northwest Alabama.
Less than 24 hours after shooting the BNSF 6054, I capture the 6055 on the point of yet another empty Scherer train as it approaches the depot in Decatur. Between these BNSF Powder River coal trai... (more)
It's 6:30 PM but there's still plenty of sunlight left to shoot a westbound empty Scherer coal train as it passes the crepe myrtles in Decatur.
Well into the climb up Ardmore Hill on the former L&N mainline, the five units on the head end of Q575 blast out of the tunnel just north of the town of Ardmore, which straddles the Alabama/Tennes... (more)
Passing Shorty's scrap yard (now closed), Amtrak's Crescent accelerates out of Anniston after its station stop.
WVC's FP7 67 and BL2 82 tagged along on the rear of the train from Elkins to Spruce during Shay 6's return trip to Cass. From Spruce, the diesels returned to Elkins with the WVC passenger equipmen... (more)
Shay 6 performs a photo run-by in the rain at Cheat Bridge as it makes its way back to Cass from Elkins. As an irrelevant side note, a raindrop hit me square in my left eye just after I took this ... (more)
Shay 6 wakes up the neighborhood as it leads its train over the Tygart River early in the morning. The train is making its way down to the depot to board passengers for the epic return trip to Cas... (more)
WM 6 sails over a small dam on the Tygart River on an original Western Maryland trestle during an early morning run.
The 6 shoves its train past the passenger shack in Elkins as it makes an evening run up to Kelley Mountain Tunnel.
WM 6 crosses the Tygart River bridge as it prepares for a day of pulling short excursions out of Elkins.
With the excursion runs done for the day, the Big 6 pulls down for coal and water.