Empty coal train waits for a crew in downtown Nashville's railroad gulch.
A Mobile-bound extra freight passes through Montgomery's hotspot - the GM&O tower near Bell Street which saw trains of L&N, ICG, SCL and WofA.
In the late 1970s on SCL's former ACL main through the Carolinas, U36Bs powered all of Auto-Train's monsters, as well as most of SCL's UPS and other intermodal trains. On 'lesser' trains, there w... (more)
GP16s - GP7s upgraded by SCL's Uceta Shops - lead a southbound freight through Loachapoka's urban core.
On a lesser traveled BN route (that I believe no longer exists), this freight is passing Wood River tower. I think the train is on NS (ex-IT/SL&A) rails at this point, and is moving toward Alton... (more)
An A&NR crew works their yard on the west side of downtown Lufkin. The gate in the foreground controls movements over the right-angle crossing with UP's former SP main, which is just behind the ph... (more)
Switch crew serve a downtown customer (Macon Telegraph?) on trackage that would be removed a few years later. That is Southern's mainline to Atlanta above 1328.
There is not even a trace of exhaust as the engineer eases a northbound train of empties into motion at the north end of the Heavener yard.
Running on rights granted as a condition of the UP-MP merger, an ATSF freight arrives in Salina via UP's McPherson branch. Downtown elevators serve as a backdrop as the diesels cross Missouri Pac... (more)