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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...
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).
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.
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...
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.
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