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  1. Stacks Into Norris

    Stacks Into Norris

    A NS train with all UP power pulls this stack train into the South end of E. Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
  2. Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    On-going work by Norfolk Southern crew of the line from Woodlawn Jct. east of downtown Birmingham. This line, once a way for the Central of Georgia to by-pass downtown and access the FRISCO yard on the West end, has been stubbed off for years where it used to cross the CSX main heading South out...
  3. Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    On-going work by Norfolk Southern crew of the line from Woodlawn Jct. east of downtown Birmingham. This line, once a way for the Central of Georgia to by-pass downtown and access the FRISCO yard on the West end, has been stubbed off for years where it used to cross the CSX main heading South out...
  4. Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    On-going work by Norfolk Southern crew of the line from Woodlawn Jct. east of downtown Birmingham. This line, once a way for the Central of Georgia to by-pass downtown and access the FRISCO yard on the West end, has been stubbed off for years where it used to cross the CSX main heading South out...
  5. Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    Woodlawn Jct. Track Upgrades

    On-going work by Norfolk Southern crew of the line from Woodlawn Jct. east of downtown Birmingham. This line, once a way for the Central of Georgia to by-pass downtown and access the FRISCO yard on the West end, has been stubbed off for years where it used to cross the CSX main heading South out...
  6. Starting The Pull In Birmingham

    Starting The Pull In Birmingham

    The Local has connected its two SD40-2's to the long cut of cars and starts the pull at 32nd Street.
  7. Running Light At 32nd Street

    Running Light At 32nd Street

    This local train consisting of two SD40-2's comes off of the Sheffield line and heads up towards 32nd Street where it will hook up to a long cut of cars to haul off.
  8. What's Black & White and Beautiful All Over...........

    What's Black & White and Beautiful All Over...........

    ..........? Why, that'd be this NS 334 heading East on the NS (Central of Georgia) P-Line while negotiating the big curve coming into Alexander City, AL. This train will be in Columbus, GA in about 2.5 hours after meeting a Westbound in Gold Ridge, AL down the road just before Opelika, AL.
  9. Headed South At A Fast Clip

    Headed South At A Fast Clip

    This Southbound NS 339 is seen approaching 15th Place SW on the far West end of downtown Birmimgham. I caught this train meeting a northbound at the 27th Street interlock on the opposite side of town. Apparently, they forgot to turn the lights back on after the meet. After hand signalling the...
  10. Throttle Up, Head West!

    Throttle Up, Head West!

    NS 74G, after completing the complicated reverse move from Bon Air and through Childersburg to access the N-Line from the P-Line, finally throttles up and conitues the trip over to Wilsonville and the AL Power steam plant that is this trains destination. The NS P-Line trestle flies over the...
  11. Throttle Up, Head West!

    Throttle Up, Head West!

    NS 74G, after completing the complicated reverse move from Bon Air and through Childersburg to access the N-Line from the P-Line, finally throttles up and conitues the trip over to Wilsonville and the AL Power steam plant that is this trains destination.
  12. DSC02393

    DSC02393

    This shot shows NS 74G (coal train) after it has come off of the NS P-Line/N-Line connector track you see at the far right of the photo where the switch is located. The train is continuing to shove down the N-Line siding to hop over to the main line, where it will then head forward to...
  13. Almost There!

    Almost There!

    NS 74G, the Alabama Power coal train headed to Wilsonville, finally clears the road as motorist breath a sigh of relief that they can continue on to thier destinations. this shoving move is a twice daily operation. In this case, a loaded train shoves down the connector track, and in the...
  14. Snuck Up On Me Didn't You!

    Snuck Up On Me Didn't You!

    While watching the coal train, NS 74G, backing down the P-Line/N-Line connector, this Eastbound train supprised me passing over the trestle! I had no idea this one was coming, hense the poorly composed shot!
  15. Riding The End

    Riding The End

    The tail end of NS 74G passes the Childersburg sign as it heads downgrade on the NS P-Line/N-Line connector track.
  16. Getting Ready To Shove

    Getting Ready To Shove

    This extreme zoom shows NS 74G on the P-Line in Bon Air getting ready to shove down the NS P-Line/N-Line connector track. This load of coal is heading over to Wilsonville to the Alabama Power Steam Plant.
  17. Hey Dude! Turn Your Lights On!

    Hey Dude! Turn Your Lights On!

    This Southbound is seen approaching 15th Place SW on the far West end of downtown Birmimgham. I caught this train meeting a northbound at the 27th Street interlock on the opposite side of town. Apparently, they forgot to turn the lights back on after the meet.
  18. North Under The Bridges

    North Under The Bridges

    A location I'm liking more is from the ground level with the skyscrapers in the back as a northbound heads through Birmingham, AL.
  19. Is That My Green?

    Is That My Green?

    The signal bridge at the south end of downtown shows solid reds except for the on lone green signal for this auto train.
  20. Cars Headed South

    Cars Headed South

    A solid auto train, most likely cars from the Honda plant in Lincoln, AL, heads south through Birmingham, AL.


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