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  1. West At Mignon

    West At Mignon

    Passing the signal at Mignon on the West end of Sylacauga, AL, NS 137 runs on the heels of NS A45 that has just left out of town also. The spur in the foreground is a stubbed end spur that years back worked the Avondale Mills Box Plant. Originally, this spur was a connector track that was built...
  2. Runnin' Like I Like 'Em!

    Runnin' Like I Like 'Em!

    NS daily local turn A45 leaves out from Sylacauga, AL headed West on the NS P-Line. Todays train is running long hood forward with the NS 3294. Built in June of 1978, this SD40-2 is now 32 years old and still looks spectacular!
  3. Passing Old #1 In Alexander City, AL

    Passing Old #1 In Alexander City, AL

    Here is the October 5, 2010 edition of NS 137 rolling past Russell Corp. Old #1 plant in Alexander City, AL on a very nice, cool, Tuesday morning!!
  4. Pulling West In Sylacauga, AL

    Pulling West In Sylacauga, AL

    NS A45 starts its pull West in Sylacauga, AL on the NS P-Line.
  5. Waiting For The Call

    Waiting For The Call

    NS Local Turn A45 waits in Sylacauga, AL for the call to proceed West on the NS (Central of Georgia) P-Line towards Irondale, AL.
  6. Topping  Trammells Hill In Alabama

    Topping Trammells Hill In Alabama

    NS 335, a Westbound Central of Georgia train, tops Trammells Hill as it readies for a meet with its counterpart, NS 334. It's a long 5+ mile, 1.16% descent down the hill into Sylacauga, AL from here for 335.
  7. Blurred!

    Blurred!

    A fast Eastbound NS train rolls under the Washington Street bridge as it leaves Kellyton, AL in Coosa County and enters Tallapoosa County heading into Alexander City.
  8. East Meeting West

    East Meeting West

    This Eastbound NS Train with the UP 8254 in the lead holds the main in Goodwater, AL as it meets at Eastbound train taking the siding. 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 siding...
  9. 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...
  10. 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).
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.




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