It’s a cold January afternoon as A746 is in the middle of working its last customer of the day. With loaded boxcars at the head end with plywood from Norbord, the local grabs loaded center-beams ... (more)
The crew of A746 has just finished dropping off their entire train at Opelika and head north as lite power. Just like the two doctors... (more)
A fiery sky envelops most of the view in Opelika this afternoon as it silhouettes the newly installed PTC antenna and Safetran signals at the CSX-NS interlocking. Soon A746 will knock down this c... (more)
A746 is heading back south after working customers on the north end of its run between Notasulga and West Point. The house in the background has no doubt seen many changes on this line from owner... (more)
Holding onto what little grab irons there are on a Difco dump gondola, the conductor of A746 keeps a 3 point stance as he rides the shove maneuver to place these gons or rip-rap into the Opelika s... (more)
A double header of sorts is being displayed this evening by local train A746 as it sits tied down in Lanett. The lead unit is the new replacement unit for loco 4043 which had only been on this jo... (more)
Only 16 cars make up A746 as it heads to its last customer of the day. If something looks odd here, it's the lack of rear ditch lights on the loco which consequently requires the train to slow to... (more)
The afternoon running A746 crosses the interlocking with NS as it pulls into Opelika with 11 cars. The train will soon back into one of the spur tracks here so as to get out of the way for a sout... (more)
A746 in its typical southbound orientation of long hood forward rolls into Opelika on a sunny October afternoon. Cars from the customers of Norbord and Knauf make up a majority of today’s 17 carlo... (more)
With the Christmas holiday behind us, A746 is back at it this morning as it prepares to depart Opelika heading north after dropping off interchange cars with NS. To the right, my beautiful girlfr... (more)
Local train A746 works the West Fraser saw mill as seen from the underutilized hwy 431 bridge. Note: The rare and elusive Frank Orona can be seen in his natural habitat to the left.
It’s a bit frigid this morning as the remains of an overnight snowfall still cling to the ground around A746 who sits snugly tied down in the Notasulga storage track.
It’s been nearly a year since the last time A746 was captured parked overnight on the Cusseta siding with only the road number on the l... (more)
Local A746 makes a rare appearance on a Sunday after working a few customers north of here. The train is full of loads and empties and is about to meet Q602 and Q606 here at the rarely used Opeli... (more)
With the last customer of MarJam having been worked, local train A746 heads into Loachapoka long hood forward as they take their remaining 6 cars south to Notasugla to tie up for the day.