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...
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.
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.
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.
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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...
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.
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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.
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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...
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