Any hobby can be frustrating and challenging, but if it was easy then everybody would have a photo of an EMD/Progress Rail/Caterpillar Tier-4 demonstrator hauling an entire train of Toyota Corolla... (more)
Making ~20mph up the 1.29% grade from Choccolocco to Cleburne, a large 24E slogs up the ruling grade between Birmingham and Atlanta.
An off-day 10A is running as 29Q, instead of M0A, but still hauling the same Mercedes-Benz on the same route for export through the Port of Brunswick.
An oddball coal train loading at the Port of Birmingham on the BHRR, is now on NS and headed for Lambert's Point in Norfolk, VA. In the background is Frisco 4018, on display at Sloss Furnace.
They say luck is when opportunity meets skill... we knew that Y130 was returning from interchanging at NS Norris Yard. We were pleasantly surprised by AB10 holding at CMC instead of pulling down ... (more)
With a giant 329-11 in the background still pumping up his brakes, AB10 scoots around the wye up the NA District. Time was on our side, as NS sent AB10, 329 & AB09 up the NS district within a spa... (more)
The engine hood looks different than the SD70ACe's that I'm used to, but it's not bad. KCS seems to be squeezing a lot of miles out of them and I haven't heard of any major negatives, so hopefull... (more)
An unexpected Friday afternoon southbound on the GNRR with their EMD 567 leading 24/3 freight. Marble chips are booming, with 23 loaded hoppers making up the majority of the train.
A Chattanooga, TN to Greenville, SC freight snakes through the southern tendrils of the Appalachians with a converted alternating current catfish in the lead.
A local from Howells Yard has picked up the block swap off Q581 and departs south for the Doghouse in Union City, GA. The faded but increasingly rare Yellow Nose II painted leader was appreciated... (more)
"A study in SD40 rebuilds." A PTC equipped Sadmiral Cab SD40-2 leads and Eco-Puke on a Whitaker Yard to Inman Yard intermodal transfer, seen here crossing the Hooch.
I don't do drones, but a parking garage is right up my alley. Running Southern RR style, Doraville to South Yard turn P51 takes the south leg of the Wye at Howell Tower, as 212-08 takes the north... (more)
About as far from the standard NS paint scheme as is possible, the "Lion's Mane Primer Fish" passes under an extraneous, but interesting, Southern RR cantilever signal which serves as th... (more)
G34 has completed swapping reefers of western perishables in Rockmart, GA and is headed to Dallas, GA to pick up hardwood logs harvested in the Northwest Georgia mountains.
Memphis/BNSF-Atlanta run-through 264 hold back 84 wells of domestic doublstacks as it descends the east slope of Braswell Mountain.