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Alabama Railfan
Hello all,

It's been a long time since I've been on here. Life got really busy over the past few years and I got away from railfanning. However, I moved to Northwest Alabama at the end of October of last year and now I have a little more time to do a little railfanning. :D

Had the day off so I decided to see what I could find along the BNSF Birmingham Sub. I started at Guin, AL about 11:30 am and drove out to Amory, MS and then back to Winfield, AL before I called it a day at 2:40 pm. I didn't see any movements but I did see 3 trains sitting and was able to get shots of 2 of them (3rd one was back in the woods).

I stopped in Sulligent, AL and found this former Frisco Caboose on display
Frisco Caboose by johnmperry21, on Flickr

Also found this trackside in Sulligent. The Sulligent Cotton Oil Co. I hope to get some better shots of this building next time I'm in Sulligent.
Sulligent Cotton Oil Co. by johnmperry21, on Flickr

Then stopped in Gattman, MS and found BNSF ES44DC #7281 idling with a long string of autoracks
BNSF 7281 by johnmperry21, on Flickr

Another shot of #7281
BNSF 7281 by johnmperry21, on Flickr

Saw a coal train sitting in the yard at Amory, MS and found the head end lead by BNSF SD70MAC #9451. Had to take the shot out the windshield because there wasn't anywhere to pull off that wasn't on railroad property.
BNSF 9451 by johnmperry21, on Flickr

At the other end of the yard I found the DPUs. BNSF SD70MAC #9798
BNSF 9798 by johnmperry21, on Flickr

I saw many locations to get shots from but there just wasn't anything moving, hopefully next time I'll have something better to show. 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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