With 85 grain loads from Tipton, IN on the drawbar, 42G crests Braswell Mountain on its way to feeding the cluckers around Baldwin, GA.
“Atlanta North to 285, don’t know why it did you like that but going in and out at Aragon and Ollie, straight to the mountain and see 288 there.”
The S&A Heritage leading Jacksonville to Chicago intermodal 282 was icing on the cake of a great day on the mountain.
A first for me, extra Intermodal I2N has 52 wells of international doublestacks all from the International Intermodal Terminal in Huntsville, AL connecting in Atlanta and destined for vessels in S... (more)
Braswell Mountain was shut down for ~24 hours by fallen trees from a freak December 8th 2017 snowstorm that dumped 12". The resulting tree clearing a year later has opened up many new angles... (more)
Atlanta to Wauhatchie, TN road local M782 has just departed Howells Yard and winds through the hills of Northwest Atlanta.
It's easy to see why it's called Braswell Mountain as a one unit wonder with 58 cars snakes towards Atlanta.
A heavy manifest enters the double track, closing in on the summit of Braswell Mountain.
A pair of shiny EMDs hold back a Bellevue, OH-Macon, GA freight descending the 1.1% grade.
One of many NS intermodals originating in Atlanta, 291 heads south past the Atlanta City Detention Center and State Capitol. Hopefully today's St Patricks Day celebration won't land too many part... (more)
A Memphis to Atlanta intermodal descends the east side of Braswell Mountain.
A Loachapoka, AL to Rose Lake, IL Herzog High Speed Unloading ballast train passes through the Atlanta Suburbs on its way north.
One of the cowardly lions passes tied down grainer 44Z-29 with a BNSF H2 leader. The yellow nose stands out against the otherwise drab winter colors.
The Lehigh Valley Black Diamond passes a dead in the water black catfish. Manifest 361-25 has to set off on the single track at Dalton. It dogged just over 35 miles from origin due to prioritizi... (more)
Colorful steamship boxes trail a pair of catfish dropping down the 1.8% grade on the north side of Braswell Mountain.