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  1. Steam Back In 'Bama

    Steam Back In 'Bama

    The Southern Rwy 630 2-8-0 is seen heading South down the NS Alabama Great Southern (AGS) main from Chattanooga, TN to Birmingham, AL for two weekends of excursions. This is part of the Norfollk Southern 21st Century Steam Program. This is the first mainline steam seen in Alabama in many years.
  2. Steam Back In 'Bama

    Steam Back In 'Bama

    The Southern Rwy 630 2-8-0 is seen heading South down the NS Alabama Great Southern (AGS) main from Chattanooga, TN to Birmingham, AL for two weekends of excursions. This is part of the Norfollk Southern 21st Century Steam Program. This is the first mainline steam seen in Alabama in many years.
  3. NS Headed South Out Of Birmingham

    NS Headed South Out Of Birmingham

    NS 8445 pulls a Southbound train outbound on Track 1 in West Birmingham on a beautiful April day.
  4. 27th Street, Birmingham, AL

    27th Street, Birmingham, AL

    A Southbound CSX train has just left Boyles Yard and is seen here crossing over the NS line at the 27th Street Interlock just East of downtown Birmingham, AL. The bridge is the 1st Ave. bridge heading East out of town (to the left).
  5. North Towards Norris

    North Towards Norris

    A northbound train crosses 32nd Street as it heads away from downtown Birmingham and moves towards Norris Yard in Irondale, AL. Sloss Furnace is seen behind the train in this photo.
  6. Waiting Patiently

    Waiting Patiently

    This train is slowly rolling to a stop as it nears the 32nd Street crossing; waiting for a couple of other trains to clear the way before preceeding.
  7. Passing Sloss

    Passing Sloss

    The NS local has just crossed over 32nd Street and is now passing historic Sloss Furnace just before diverging at the 27th Street Interlock. This train would turn North onto the former Southern line where Terminal Station once stood.
  8. Approaching 32nd Street

    Approaching 32nd Street

    This NS local train heads south on towards 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL. 32nd Steet is known as one of the best Hot Spots in the state for viewing trains.
  9. NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District

    NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District

    NS Southbound Rock Train awaiting a fresh crew at Birmingham, Al. ( 13th Street Interlocking ) on NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District




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