A recently renewed mural makes for a nice prop as Fairburn, GA to East Savannah, GA intermodal Q198 cruises down the old Georgia RR.
A friend visiting from Houston convinced me to go after a baretable intermodal en-route from Macon, GA-Rossville, TN with 93 wells of AOK 53's, pulled out of storage on the GSWR.
With it's train stretched over the summit, 23N throttles down for the transition into dynamics for the 1.2% descent into Rockmart, GA.
Memphis to Savannah intermodal 26Q is about half way through it's trip to the Atlantic.
Braswell Mountain is amazing. Get it before the bushes & trees grow back.
Coal trains are a rarity on W&A. School buses look to be a rarity for the next couple months too, as the Corona Virus locks down society.
A grain train on Monday threw off the entire schedule, making for a short Friday turn to Pilgrims Pride with 6 cars of soybeans. The south end of the Georgia Northeastern is quite different from ... (more)
After delivering a CSX grainer, GNRR Job 102 returns to Elizabeth with a couple of empty soybean hoppers. Freight Kitchen & Tap has an excellent Sunday Brunch, though unfortunately no choo-choos ... (more)
The Blue Ridge Southern is a pretty cool railroad. I didn't do too awful bad on my first visit.
An extra BNSF runthrough intermodal from SoCal descends Braswell Mountain on the final lap into Atlanta with a Warbonnet trailing.
With 159 cars and 2 mid-train DPU's, this gigantic Macon, GA to Chattanooga, TN is precision scheduled railroading approved as it catches the first rays of sun cresting Braswell Mountain.
The only remaining 567 engined motor on the GNRR takes a break from passenger duties and clean the carbon out of the stacks leading 23 cars of corn to Pilgrim's Pride.
North Georgia has many redeeming qualities, one of which is the close proximity to the bottom end of the Appalachian Mountains. A Rossville, TN to Garden City, GA international doublestacks desce... (more)
Virginia? Pennsylvania? Kentucky? Nope, just 35 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, GA.
With CAT & Komatsu dimensional loads up front, 175 has no problem getting to the top of the mountain.