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  1. High Hood Close-up

    High Hood Close-up

    This SD40-2 sits quietly in Sylacauga, AL at the depot.
  2. NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS 335 heads West on the NS P-Line.
  3. NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS 335 heads West on the NS P-Line.
  4. NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS 335 heads West on the NS P-Line.
  5. NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS 335 heads West on the NS P-Line.
  6. NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS, Norfolk Southern, P-Line, Alex, Alexander City, Sylacauga, Trammells, C

    NS 335 heads West on the NS P-Line.
  7. West Towards Bon Air

    West Towards Bon Air

    This train, seen on the NS P-line, has just passed the Lipsey signal and is heading into Bon Air, Alabama.
  8. Passing Hightower

    Passing Hightower

    NS 336 has just passed the Hightower signal on the NS P-Line heading East into Sylcauga, AL.
  9. 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...
  10. 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!
  11. Waiting At The Office

    Waiting At The Office

    The EARY's (Eastern Alabama Railway) complete lineup is seen sitting quietly at the "office" on a Saturday in Sylacauga, AL.
  12. Pulling West In Sylacauga, AL

    Pulling West In Sylacauga, AL

    NS A45 starts its pull West in Sylacauga, AL on the NS P-Line.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. NEW DD's

    NEW DD's

    New defect detectors (dragging equipment) are ready to be sent out on the NS P-Line as seen at the depot in Sylacauga, AL.
  16. Crossing Gate Dead Line

    Crossing Gate Dead Line

    For the lack of what else to call it, this is a "dead line" of ratty looking crossing gates seen at the depot in Sylacauga, AL.
  17. Old Girl Sitting Pretty

    Old Girl Sitting Pretty

    Still riding the rails, years after her birth, this SD40-2 is seen sitting quitly at the depot in Sylacauga, AL on the house track.
  18. Between The Switches

    Between The Switches

    NS 137 glides west between Hightower to the right (East) and Lipsy to the left (West). This location is set between Sylacauga and Bon Air, Alabama on the NS P-Line.
  19. Stretched Out In Sylacauga, AL

    Stretched Out In Sylacauga, AL

    This west bound NS 137 is seen on the East end of Sylacauga, AL stretched out with the tail end still on Trammells Hill. The signal in the distance is the "Brickyard" signal.
  20. Passing An Old Customer

    Passing An Old Customer

    NS 335 heads West past one of the former large customers that shipped on this line in Sylacauga, AL. Unfortunatly, Avondale Mills stopped shipping with the railroad years ago and eventually closed down a couple of years ago. Seen on the NS P-Line in Talladega County.




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