Back when there were still shippers near downtown, the crew of the eastbound local gets some fresh air as they switch a few cars. That old Chevy (GMC?) truck adds a little color to balance the pl... (more)
Locals 5 and 6 try to work around each other in the tiny Opelika yard. That's 6 on the main, with 5's geep and cab visible beyond the Southern main.
No work in Auburn on this day, so the local is really rolling. Looks like a pretty big train (common in those days), so the old EMD probably had a tough go on the 12 mile climb from the Tallapoos... (more)
Back when mounting/dismounting while underway was still allowed, a crew member hops aboard Georgia 753 after throwing a switch. A colleague can also be seen hanging off a covered hopper back in t... (more)
The WofA local waits just short of the crossing as an eastbound Southern train (I think it's 136) comes over Second Avenue and around the curve.
The crew's day took a bad turn when their GP40 slipped off the rails on the spur into a cotton mill. An Opelika fixture for decades (and location for much of the movie 'Norma Rae', OMC is long-go... (more)
On a hazy, gray winter morning, #6 - the Montgomery to West Point turn - rolls through Auburn.