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  1. Throttle Up, Head West!

    Throttle Up, Head West!

    NS 74G, after completing the complicated reverse move from Bon Air and through Childersburg to access the N-Line from the P-Line, finally throttles up and conitues the trip over to Wilsonville and the AL Power steam plant that is this trains destination. The NS P-Line trestle flies over the...
  2. Throttle Up, Head West!

    Throttle Up, Head West!

    NS 74G, after completing the complicated reverse move from Bon Air and through Childersburg to access the N-Line from the P-Line, finally throttles up and conitues the trip over to Wilsonville and the AL Power steam plant that is this trains destination.
  3. DSC02393

    DSC02393

    This shot shows NS 74G (coal train) after it has come off of the NS P-Line/N-Line connector track you see at the far right of the photo where the switch is located. The train is continuing to shove down the N-Line siding to hop over to the main line, where it will then head forward to...
  4. Almost There!

    Almost There!

    NS 74G, the Alabama Power coal train headed to Wilsonville, finally clears the road as motorist breath a sigh of relief that they can continue on to thier destinations. this shoving move is a twice daily operation. In this case, a loaded train shoves down the connector track, and in the...
  5. Snuck Up On Me Didn't You!

    Snuck Up On Me Didn't You!

    While watching the coal train, NS 74G, backing down the P-Line/N-Line connector, this Eastbound train supprised me passing over the trestle! I had no idea this one was coming, hense the poorly composed shot!
  6. Riding The End

    Riding The End

    The tail end of NS 74G passes the Childersburg sign as it heads downgrade on the NS P-Line/N-Line connector track.
  7. West Bound P-Line Coal Train

    West Bound P-Line Coal Train

    NS 75K, an empty coal train, has just left the NS N-Line and is seen here on the P-Line heading West in Childersburg, AL. This train works the Alabama Power Gaston Steam Plant in Wilsonville, AL. It accesses the plant via the P-Line by using the NS P-Line N-Line connector track in Childersburg.
  8. Waiting For Authority

    Waiting For Authority

    NS A45, a local turn on the NS Central of Georgia Alabama Division line between Columbus, GA and Birmingham, AL, waits at Coosa Pines for track authority to proceed on West towards Birmingham. This location is at Childersburg, AL. The NS P-Line is seen heading back East through Childersburg and...




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