A Duo of Sandersvile SW150's lead the Deepstep into Tennile with NS interchange to set off in the yard.
Sandersville Deepstep turn heads down Tybee Street in Sandersville Georgia with two SW1500's leads the train Northbound towards Deepstep.
Hustling, and I mean hustling west, the second job of the days is headed to the huge kaolin plant at the end of the line, passing the only non-industrial building for miles, a thriving little chur... (more)
Running slug first, the Sandersville Railroad Thiele job brings yet another cut of that "white gold" aka kaolin clay toward the NS interchange at Tennille. The SAN 1600 is former NS 2401... (more)
Sandersville NS interchange job pulls high through Tennile as they switch up their outbound interchange. Slug #90 was head out and was originally built as CRIP U25B #210
NS local G23 has pulled onto mainline yard limits to clear the lead and allow the Sandersville Deepstep Job to drop its 26 cars of woodchips & kaolin clay.
Two hustling switchers are roaring back and forth at one of the huge kaolin plants here. They’ll wrap it up around noon. Most other places would be 6:00 PM.
Powder rising into the air, a “BLAM” resounding through the pines. I’d say it might be a slightly hard coupling as the railroad gathers cars to take to the NS interchange in Tennille. No loafing... (more)
SAN 1400 heads south into little Tennille, Georgia to interchange with the NS downtown.
What is the Sandersville all about?. Kaolin, plain and simple. Here with a huge string of the stuff a train heads back to town. If you want to watch switching done as it should be, check out th... (more)
On September 5th, 2000; I started my career in logistics with J.M. Huber. The majority of rail shipping was kaolin clay, including the Sandersville Plant in the background. I left shortly before... (more)
Local residents pay no attention to the Sandersville Railroad street running through the middle of town.
Mother and calf run in Notch 8: After an efficient morning serving customers in Sandersville, the crew brings another cut of cars to the NS Interchange in Tennille. With the heavy load ... (more)
Runnin' the Street: After an efficient afternoon of work on the Deepstep portion of the line, the Sandersville Railroad crew brings roughly 35 cars back into town. Twice a day the crew ... (more)
Work is almost complete for the crew of the Sandersville Railroad as they round the final curve before coming into their yard.