NARM's former TVA RSD-1 leads an excursion trip on what remains of an NC&StL line between Decherd, TN and Huntsville, AL. The 8652 was built by Alco in March 1945, construction number 72165.
With one hand on the horn cord and the other on the throttle, engineer Tommy glances across the cab to the brakeman who is signaling to him if the traffic approaching from his side is stopping at ... (more)
With their regular motive power, former Lackawanna Alco S2 484, down for repairs, the North Alabama Railroad Museum has been using their RSD-1 8652 and S2 213 in pull-pull fashion, with one unit o... (more)
The Grand Luxe Express Southern Antebellum tour enters the Great State of Alabama as it crosses the Chattahoochee River. Columbus, GA is on the opposite side of the river.
The Grand Luxe Express (former American Orient Express) highballs through Jackson's Gap, AL on its Antebellum South tour between Washington DC and New Orleans. Like many of the other routes the lu... (more)
Approaching Vincent, the Grand Luxe Express (former AOE) speeds over Shelby County Road 62 (to the left) and the CSX Lineville Subdivision (to the right).
Black Warrior River. Mulberry Fork.
Q575 prepares to stop to switch Oakworth Yard before continuing south. Those "original 700," now 4500-series SD70MACs are among my personal favorites in contemporary mainline motive power. They so... (more)
I cringed when the obnoxious red minivan drove past, but I guess it worked itself into the composition alright.
Lengthening shadows creep across the valley floor as NS train 170 heads toward Chattanooga behind a Warbonnet and a Dash 9.
The former TFM 1614, recently relettered and renumbered into the KCS system, leads 367 past a barn in the countryside as it approaches Fort Payne.
179 waits at Whitney to meet 170 and 16T before continuing to Birmingham. I doubt the crew planned to park the lead unit in a perfect patch of sunlight but I'm glad they did.
Minutes before sunset, a Santa Fe Warbonnet leads a northbound into Collinsville on the old Alabama Great Southern.