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The title comment made from the conductor as he was throwing a switch for the two GP38s. He was referring to them as being underpowered. I had just told him these engines appealed to me because of their colors.
Here's a shot of the EARY shoving a cut of cars on the interchange track with NS in downtown Sylacauga, AL. The lead motor is the EARY (CPDR# 3891, with the two new motors, the EARY #PRSX# 6404 and the EARY #PRSX) 6408.
The EARY (Eastern Alabama Railway, is seen shoving a cut of cars through downtown Sylacauga, AL to interchange with Norfolk Southern. In this shot, you can see the short spur into the Bluebell Creamery facility. The EARY uses this spur for tanks of corn syrup.
A couple of cars have been cut from the train, and shoved into a very short industrial spur off of the main line of the EARY (Eastern Alabama Railway) tracks in Sylacauga, AL. This is on the old southern-most leg of the L&N Mineral Belt Line that went from Gadsden, AL down through Annistion...
This EARY (Eastern Alabama Railway) train, seen in Sylacauga, AL, is seen switching on the West end of town behind Wendy's. This is on the old southern-most leg of the L&N Mineral Belt Line that went from Gadsden, AL down through Annistion, Talladega, Sylacauga and then swung West over to...
This set of 3 varied motors on the Eastern Alabama Railway (EARY) is seen after shoving a string of NS interchange cars into a stub-end siding in Sylacauga, Alabama. The EARY is a short line railroad based in Sylacauga and interchanges with NS here and CSX up the way in Talladega, Alabama. The...
Psgr VIA6133S sits at Nanaimo while passengers grab food from the roach coach. This was the first revenue run for VIA 6133 in 2 years, it was being used as a parts source since the IRSI rebuilds showed up. It was last used in early 2003.
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