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  1. Amtrak 145 North Out Of B'ham

    Amtrak 145 North Out Of B'ham

    Amtrak 20 heads north out of the station with AMK 145 leading.
  2. Pulling Out

    Pulling Out

    Amtrak 145 leads Amtrak 20 out onto the CSX main from the station lead in Birmingham, AL.
  3. Amtrak Commemortive Unit At Birmingham

    Amtrak Commemortive Unit At Birmingham

    Amtrak 145 leads Amtrak 20 as it prepares to leave the station in downtown Birmingham, AL. My thanks to Jeff Gordon via Josh Putman for the heads up on this train.
  4. Busy Day In The Ham

    Busy Day In The Ham

    A freshly painted NS 3360 looks great leading this train past 32nd Street in Birmimgham, AL.
  5. Rolling Towards 32nd Street

    Rolling Towards 32nd Street

    A NS train comes off of the line up to Sheffield, AL and heads towards 32nd Street and beyond to the Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
  6. Light Move At 32nd Street

    Light Move At 32nd Street

    These two motors showed up at 32nd Street heading off to some switching job.
  7. North Out Of Town

    North Out Of Town

    A northbound NS train heads out of Birmingham north towards Sheffield, AL.
  8. North To Sheffield

    North To Sheffield

  9. North To Sheffield and Beyond

    North To Sheffield and Beyond

    This NS train has just exited the East End Division and taken the line that heads up to Sheffield, AL and beyond to Memphis. Red Mountain and St. Vincent Hospital are visible in the background.
  10. 32nd Street Local

    32nd Street Local

    A case of water sits on the low nose of the motor as the NS local sits at 32nd Street in Birmingham waiting for passing freights to clear the way.
  11. Electricity Train

    Electricity Train

    NS 74G runs off of the line from Sheffield, AL onto the East End Division at 27th Street Interlock before hitting the NS P-Line Eastbound over in Irondale, AL. This coal train will then take the N-Line in Childersburg over to the Alabama Power steam plant at Wilsonville.
  12. Through The High/Wide Detector

    Through The High/Wide Detector

    This West bound NS train heads through the High/Wide detector in Cropwell, AL on the NS P-Line (Central of Georgia) on the way to Irondale.
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    Berea Ohio. I wish I could find a place in the Chicago area that offered the photography fun of Berea Ohio. If anyone has any suggestions please post them.
  14. Gold Ridge Fast Run

    Gold Ridge Fast Run

    "Downtown" Gold Ridge, AL, a.k.a. Gold Hill, is the back drop for the Westbound NS 137 as it flys though the little community towards Birmingham, AL.
  15. West By The Depot

    West By The Depot

    NS 137 moves West by the Opelika, AL Union Station on the NS P-Line.
  16. Westbound In Stonewall, AL

    Westbound In Stonewall, AL

    This NS train is climbing the hill out of Opelika, AL on the NS P-Line into the historic community of Stonewall, AL. This area is know for the Stonewall Plantation, where there literally is a stone wall still beside the road that runs through the community.
  17. Heavy Duty CofGa Maintenance In Goodwater, AL

    Heavy Duty CofGa Maintenance In Goodwater, AL

    A NS ballast cleaner is seen in the House Track on the NS P-Line (Central of Georgia) track in Goodwater, AL.
  18. Rare Visitor To Montgomery

    Rare Visitor To Montgomery

    A rare treat in downtown Montgomery, AL today as a North bound CSX train moves past Union Station with a NS motor on the point! I've been doing this for some years now, and this is the very first NS unit I've seen here in any consist, much less at the head end. Also of note, the track in the...
  19. Negotiating The Curve

    Negotiating The Curve

    NS (Central of Georgia) Train 335 is seen here negotiation the curve coming into downtown Camp Hill, AL on the NS P-Line. The home you see sits right in the middle of the sharp curve, making me wish I had that front porch view! NS 335 is will be heading into the siding for a meet with the East...
  20. Heading For The Switch

    Heading For The Switch

    The Cunductor of NS Train 336 exits the cab of the engine to go throw the switch for the siding in Camp Hill, AL. NS 335, heading West, is approaching and will be taking the siding in a very short time. This scene is taking place on the NS (Central of Georgia) P-Line that travels through East... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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