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  1. Meeting In Goodwater, Alabama

    Meeting In Goodwater, Alabama

    A former Conrail motor, still in blue, the NS 8461 pulls a short train through the siding in Goodwater, AL for a meet with a Eastbound train. This is backwards from what normally happens. The spring switch is on the East end of the siding, meaning most meets are with Eastbound trains taking the...
  2. 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).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Local Headed South

    Local Headed South

    This NS local train rolls downhill towards Birmingham in this extreme zoom shot from 32nd Street. The bridge support is for the 35th Steet Bridge, 0.27 miles away. The grade crossing where the train is located is the 41st Street crossing, 0.81 miles away. The second grade crossing you see is the...
  8. Military Headed West

    Military Headed West

    This NS 335 had two long cuts of military equipment in its consist as it rolled fast through Kellyton, AL on the NS P-Line.
  9. Military Headed West

    Military Headed West

    This NS 335 had two long cuts of military equipment in its consist as it rolled fast through Kellyton, AL on the NS P-Line.
  10. NS, Norfolk Southern, Kellyton, AL, Alabama, P-Line, Central Of Georgia, Co

    NS, Norfolk Southern, Kellyton, AL, Alabama, P-Line, Central Of Georgia, Co

    NS 335 races around the curve leaving out of beautiful downtown Kellyton, AL on the NS P-Line.
  11. 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.
  12. High Color!

    High Color!

    With a black and white motor no where to be seen, NS 137 blows through Kellyton, AL with a very colorful set of engines.
  13. NEW DD's

    NEW DD's

    New defect detectors (dragging equipment) are ready to be sent out on the NS P-Line as seen at the depot in Sylacauga, AL.
  14. Crossing Gate Dead Line

    Crossing Gate Dead Line

    For the lack of what else to call it, this is a "dead line" of ratty looking crossing gates seen at the depot in Sylacauga, AL.
  15. Old Girl Sitting Pretty

    Old Girl Sitting Pretty

    Still riding the rails, years after her birth, this SD40-2 is seen sitting quitly at the depot in Sylacauga, AL on the house track.
  16. Between The Switches

    Between The Switches

    NS 137 glides west between Hightower to the right (East) and Lipsy to the left (West). This location is set between Sylacauga and Bon Air, Alabama on the NS P-Line.
  17. Stretched Out In Sylacauga, AL

    Stretched Out In Sylacauga, AL

    This west bound NS 137 is seen on the East end of Sylacauga, AL stretched out with the tail end still on Trammells Hill. The signal in the distance is the "Brickyard" signal.
  18. Fighting Machine!

    Fighting Machine!

    A closeup of one of the many Bradleys that flew through Kellyton, AL on the NS P-Line.
  19. Back From The Sand

    Back From The Sand

    A long cut of Bradley fighting vehicles is seen on NS 335 in Kellyton, AL.
  20. Clear At Kellyton

    Clear At Kellyton

    NS 335 highballs through Kellyton, AL on the NS P-Line after having met the NS 336 back in Alexander City.




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