Ex-PRSL displays its extended cab to house the dual control stands, as Job 103 sands the rails climbing one of the many grades.
With only 4 motors at Elizabeth, the 35 loads of CSX corn had to be split up. Here, the first 21 loads crawl through Noonday on their way to the Pilgrim's Pride feed mill.
One of the last Georgia Northeastern grainers returns corn empties south to the CSX interchange at Elizabeth. Pilgrim's Pride is constructing a new unit train capable mill in Ranger, GA; replacin... (more)
An unexpected Friday afternoon southbound on the GNRR with their EMD 567 leading 24/3 freight. Marble chips are booming, with 23 loaded hoppers making up the majority of the train.
Even 35 empty covered hoppers can get the girls worked up, at 10mph and the same gradient and allignment as the original Marietta & North Georgia Railroad constructed in the 1870's.
GNRR Job 103 wake up the bedroom community of Woodstock, GA with 21 loads of corn for the Pilgrim's Pride feed mill. He'll take 2 empty soybean cars south on the way back to bring the remaining 1... (more)
A de-turboed ex-SP/SSW GP40-2 leads a special of extruded aluminum bound for Tacoma, WA for use in airplane fuselages. Universal Alloy Corporation in Canton, GA has videos on their website, inclu... (more)
Passing the beautifully maintained depot at Holly Springs, GA. Yes, those are holly trees, with their distinctive red berries, planted next to the depot.
With 25 empty corn & soybean covered hoppers, Job 103 coasts over the Little River on the old Atlanta, Knoxville & Northern Railway.
Say a prayer for me
I'm buried by the sound
In a world of human wreckage
- Plowed - Sponge -
For a lot of reasons, these lyrics are apropos.
GNRR's Tate to Elizabeth road freight is running early, with a Blue Ridge Scenic GP18 in the lead of 26 cars.