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After meeting with the Eastbound NS 198 in town, the Westbound NS 335 crosses the 883' Hatchett Creek Trestle in Goodwater, AL on its way to Birmingham, AL. The creek is very low due to the severe drought we've been under all Summer.
This view show NS Central of Georgia Train 198 crossing the 883' trestle over the very low Hatchett Creek in Goodwater, AL as it prepares to take the siding for a meet with NS 335 West. The water level here is very low due to severe drought conditions.
This is the Westbound NS 335 crossing Hatchett Creek in Goodwater, AL from creek level. The water level is very low due to extreme drought conditions throughout the State.
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This is a ground level shot of the North side of the high, Hatchett Creek Trestle in Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama. The water here is normally much higher than this photo shows. This area of Alabama, and in fact most of the state, has seen a extreme drought over the Summer of 2007 and the...
Here we see eastbound NS Central of Georgia Train 334 rolling past Robinson Foundry just West of downtown Alexander City, AL on a very dreary August day. After having a average record 99 degree month, this day is a very welcome relief to the photographer.
This is NS 198 combined with a east bound rock train on the NS Central of Georgia Columbus Division in Alexander City, AL. The three HLCX motors are the rock train engines and the two NS motors are the 198's engines.
NS 2383 SW1500 sub-lettered for the CNOTP hauls a string of cars past the 27th St. Interlock under the Red Mountain Expressway and heads toward Sloss Furnace and 32nd Street, a GREAT place to shoot the NS.
NS A48 runs the NS P-Line East over the Lake Martin (Tallapoosa River) Trestle just East of downtown Alexander City, AL on its way East to Columbus, GA.
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This is NS Train 334 coming around the sharp curve on the West end of Alexander City, AL. NS 334 has just left Goodwater, where the train met the Westbound NS 335, and has track warrants from here all the way to Opelika, AL. This shot was taken around 7:30 AM as traffic is very heavy with folks...
Two FXE motors, the 4641 GE ES44 AC and the 4521 AC44CW, are seen pulling NS 335 on the NS P-Line (Central of Georgia) in Alexander City, AL.
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The former Eastern Idaho 2274 GP30 built in April 1962 as the Reading 5506. Later, to be renumbered the 3606 and ending up with Conrail as the 2174 before ending up with the Eastern Idaho Railroad.
Seen on the NS P Line (Central of Georgia) in Camp Hill, AL.
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