The power - three SD40s plus three B367s - kind of tells you that is probably an important CSX train sitting just beyond the signal. That doesn't matter, as the Southern (well, ok... NS) long-ran... (more)
Southern went in big for the GP35, eventually owning 76. Five, including 244, were purchased for Central of Georgia, and stood out by having three-digit numbers and Blomberg trucks. The other 71... (more)
Two snazzy MKT SD40-2s power a northbound Milwaukee Road train through the industrial section of Clinton. I think the large buildings beyond the train are were razed.
Just south of Fort Scott there is a zero population/railroad-only place called Edward, where the ex-Frisco mainline splits, with one track heading to SL-SF hub Springfield, MO, the other to Afton,... (more)
A sb CSX train is approaching the Amtrak (ex-L&N) station as it comes down railroad gulch in downtown Birmingham behind a pair of GEs. The C30-7 in the lead was delivered to SCL (in Family Lines ... (more)
Leaning into the big curve at Notasulga, ten-year-old 7023 is still wearing the GE-applied Family Lines livery it wore when delivered to SCL in March 1979. It is teamed with a couple of SD45-2s, ... (more)
A few minutes after a quick pick-up/set-out at Bennett Yard in North Charleston, train 120 zooms up the slight grade into Hanahan. This 120 has a pair of big ol' six-axle GEs - a welcome relief f... (more)
A Southern freight - with three GP35s and a single GP30 - gets to Chickasaw just ahead of the shadows. All those AAR Type-Bs make the GP30 with its Blombergs the oddball in this scene. That is B... (more)
I think Virginia is beautiful, particularly in the mountainous areas, but it can feel grim in winter - cold, gray and wet. You can see it n this image, with C&O 6189 providing about the only brig... (more)
C&O 7517 is not quite six years old as it teams with an SD35 on a westbound train passing through the yard in Richmond.
Just south of Manchester, a GE duo of C40-8 and B36-7 drag a southbound over Pine Mountain.
An elderly GP7 is surrounded by even older facilities left over from steam days.
722 and 750 team-up on an excursion down the former Central of Georgia mainline.
As usual, there is L&N power up front on 214, a Cincy to NOLA train that was a combined effort between L&N and Western Railway of Alabama. That diamond-shaped concrete sign, however, is all West ... (more)
Just after a summer shower, the L&N NOLA-Cincy run-through climbs the hill out of Opelika behind a cool collection of diesels- GP38-2/U25B/GP40/U23B.