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  1. K

    Cincinatti & Muskingham Valley Railroad in Ohio

    Hi everyone, First time poster in this forum. My Irish ancestors were from Circleville and Columbus, Ohio. My furthest known Irish ancestor was James Welch, born in County Kerry or Clare Ireland around 1831. I'm not sure through which port he immigrated but it was possibly New Orleans based...
  2. columbus_yards_shack

    columbus_yards_shack

    View of Columbus, Kansas yards looking south from Walnut St. Some BNSF MOW equipment can be seen to the right on side tracks.
  3. Switching The West End Of The Yard

    Switching The West End Of The Yard

    NS 3319 is seen here in Columbus, GA switching the West end of the yard that exits onto the NS P-Line.
  4. GrandLuxe Crossing The River

    GrandLuxe Crossing The River

    The GrandLuxe Journey Tour, Amtrak 017, crosses the Chattahoochee River from Columbus, GA to Phenix City, AL on the NS Central of Georgia P-Line. This line NEVER see's Amtrak or any passenger train, so these trips are unique.
  5. Two In The Yard

    Two In The Yard

    This zoom shot of the North end of the NS (CofGa) yard in Columbus, GA shows a little switching work going on during a stormy Friday, March afternoon.
  6. Waiting.......and waiting..........and waiting........

    Waiting.......and waiting..........and waiting........

    The Carolina Piedmont 70, a GP8, rests quietly in the Georgia Southwestern (GSWR) yard in Columbus, GA on a Friday afternoon.
  7. The Brickyard Switcher

    The Brickyard Switcher

    The NS 3213 works the NS (Central of Georgia) yard in downtown Columbus, GA on a stormy Friday afternoon in March of 2008.
  8. Working At 32nd Street

    Working At 32nd Street

    NS 2383 SW1500 sub-lettered for the CNOTP hauls a string of cars past the 27th St. Interlock under the Red Mountain Expressway and heads toward Sloss Furnace and 32nd Street, a GREAT place to shoot the NS.
  9. The Run Over The Tallapoosa River

    The Run Over The Tallapoosa River

    NS A48 runs the NS P-Line East over the Lake Martin (Tallapoosa River) Trestle just East of downtown Alexander City, AL on its way East to Columbus, GA. See the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHcNdVngJl4
  10. Long Hood Forward On The P-Line

    Long Hood Forward On The P-Line

    NS Train A48 (the local) runs long hood forward with the NS 4267 on its way East toward Columbus, GA. See the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA_bKfFsA2M
  11. ANOTHER Red, White & Blue Run On The CofGa

    ANOTHER Red, White & Blue Run On The CofGa

    Here is NS 919 running again with the HLCX (former BC Rail) 6204 at the head end of a mty ballast train through Alexander City, AL. See the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-PFVzfF9ew
  12. Early Morning Run On The P-Line

    Early Morning Run On The P-Line

    This is NS Train 334 coming around the sharp curve on the West end of Alexander City, AL. NS 334 has just left Goodwater, where the train met the Westbound NS 335, and has track warrants from here all the way to Opelika, AL. This shot was taken around 7:30 AM as traffic is very heavy with folks...
  13. Where's Your Green Card?

    Where's Your Green Card?

    Two FXE motors, the 4641 GE ES44 AC and the 4521 AC44CW, are seen pulling NS 335 on the NS P-Line (Central of Georgia) in Alexander City, AL. See the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2cE_VF9lOs
  14. NS 920 MTY Ballast Train

    NS 920 MTY Ballast Train

    Here is the Eastbound NS 920 in Alexander City, AL with the red, white & blue HLCX 6402 pulling up front. This is a former BC Rail unit.
  15. NS 920 MTY Ballast Train

    NS 920 MTY Ballast Train

    Here is the Eastbound NS 920 in Alexander City, AL with the red, white & blue HLCX 6402 pulling up front. This is a former BC Rail unit. See the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q7y9dul8Is
  16. WAMX 3006

    WAMX 3006

    The former Eastern Idaho 2274 GP30 built in April 1962 as the Reading 5506. Later, to be renumbered the 3606 and ending up with Conrail as the 2174 before ending up with the Eastern Idaho Railroad. Seen on the NS P Line (Central of Georgia) in Camp Hill, AL. See video of this unit @...
  17. The Daily Local

    The Daily Local

    NS A41 rolls past Carlisle Drugs, which is undergoing renovation, in downtown Alexander City, AL on its way West to Sylacauga, AL.
  18. NS 921 Aggregate Train

    NS 921 Aggregate Train

    This shows the NS 921 on the NS Central of Georgia Alabama Division with a solid consist of VULX (Vulcan Materails) aggregate gons headed East toward Columbus, GA. A funny thing, East bounds are normally MTY's and West bounds are Loads, but this train had several cars loaded up front in the...
  19. NS'S Georgia Division Columbus District

    NS'S Georgia Division Columbus District

    NS Eastbound Freight Train 198 awaiting a fresh crew at Columbus, Ga.



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