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A cold summer day on Stevens Pass gives the feel of autumn minus the leaves as a BNSF stack train drifts downgrade before going over the Deception Creek bridge. A former Santa Fe and a Norfolk Southern are in tow.
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...
a pic. looking out of the window of the Copper King Express. You can see BNSF's line cross under RARW's in the distance. RARW's tracks also cross Silver Bow Creek, which became known as $hit creek due to the water becoming so polluted by the smelting in Anaconda, which also caused the creek to...
BNSF 7537 gets help from one of CN's finest SD70M-2s as it descends the 2.2% grade on the East side of BNSF's Stevens pass line. The 7537 was delivered on May 22nd and it is on it's second revenue run on BNSF.
BNSF 7909 with a fistful of "Rent a Wrecks" leads a BNSF stack train west across BNSF Bridge 1694.1 over Nason Creek.
(Nason Creek was what John Stevens followed when finding the GN route across the Cascades)
The SOU 2716 is seen on one of the famous excursion runs from Birmingham, AL to Columbus, GA on the CofGa main in Goodwater, AL. This is the East bound morning leg of the trip over Hatchet Creek just West of downtown Goodwater. Shot with a 110 camera back in the mid 1970's.
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