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.
Not much for fall colors this year, but still a nice location.
Burlington Northern Heritage DPU on an empty Scherer coal train passes the PRR, setting off a block of intermodal at Whitaker Yard. The bridge is over Sweetwater Creek, which gives it's name to A... (more)
Displaying a chronological history of CN paint, a trio of -8 GE's are in charge of 95 loaded ethanol & 2 spacers.
A faded but functional Yellow Nose II painted leader holds Q211 back as it drops down the grade from Kennesaw Mountain, seen behind the locomotives.
The Standard Railroad of the World, painted on what could be called the standard locomotive of the early 2000's.
Taking a page from the Midwest, railroads in New Orleans have began using elevated signal boxes for their electrical equipment in flood prone areas.
The Interstate Heritage Unit brings Harrisburg-Atlanta intermodal 203 the last few miles into town.
Most old factory buildings in Georgia were for the textile industry. However this cool looking building, now re-purposed into lofts, was originally a leather tannery.
The Penn Central Heritage unit may have a case of leprosy, but it's still better than a healthy catfish.
SD40Es don't escape helper service often and make it south even less. An Altoona, PA to Atlanta, GA deadhead allowed one to escape with rear observation car #5. The Maryland will celebrate it's ... (more)