As golden hour sets upon the town of Vidalia GA, Georgia Central train L782 pulls into the Vidalia Yard behind a quartet of U23Bs and will be tieing down the train here for the day.
Well before Genesee & Wyoming took over Rail Management's Georgia Central, the fleet of U Boats was still getting the job done on a daily basis. Seen here is the former Southern Railway/Norfolk So... (more)
A few miles south of Macon, Georgia on the former Seaboard main finds Georgia Central's Dublin bound train crossing the Ocmulgee River on a crisp October morning in 2004. Later on with Genesee & ... (more)
Doing a little switching prior to heading west for the train swap.
GC's turn to Macon, GA slowly wanders east through the forests of middle Georgia behind a pair of former Southern U23Bs.
Georgia Central's Y101 job from Dublin, GA to Macon, GA crosses a swollen Oconee River as it just starts its journey west. While the weather this day was atrocious, I am glad I made the trip to d... (more)
After swapping cars with the road train from Lyons and picking-up from the local in East Dublin, the job toward Macon and the NS interchange slowly heads west across central Georgia.
Y101 arrives Macon as it crosses the Ocmulgee River. The crew will do their switching in town and get the train together for Dublin and run east until they expire at 2100.
A trio of U23B's creep west through Jeffersonville on their way back to Macon. With over a half dozen of "newer" geeps on the property, these old work horses days are numbered.
Y101 heads into Jeffersonville as it makes its way towards Macon, GA.
Y101 heads west through Montrose in the early afternoon.
This unit is actually the second unit on the westbound train which will go to Groveland and exchange trains with a train out of Lyons. Due to an east facing switch they are obliged to run around ... (more)
After spending most of its day on the other side of town tied down, the power from this morning’s train has completed a runar... (more)
Georgia Central's turn back to Macon crosses a rural road outside of Dublin, GA. One has to wonder how long these high hood U-boats will last in the 21st century...
Georgia Central's Y101 job to Macon, GA passes through Dudley, GA after a day of rain affording a neat puddle and reflection.