UP 4028, a SD70M, was highlighted with late afternoon sun. It is seen here just past Chester Yard.
A CSX sulfur train runs fast through Vincent, AL with CP 5562 SD40-2, GATX 7353, & CSX 8456 SD40-2.
This shot was taken from the CofGa (NS) overpass.
CSX MofW engine in the Talladega yard.
Baltimore and Ohio 2040
and CSX 6028 idling in
the yard L&N Yard.
CSX GE B30-7 and NS 7143 GP60 work the Coosa Pines yard.
A Family Lines (CSX) engine #3301 trails the CSX 7727 C40-8W in
CSX 5505, a GE B30-7,
sits in the yard in
A CSX train switches the Coosa Pines yard late afternoon.
CSX 8150 SD40-2 & 7068 C30-7 crosses the NS (SOU) diamond
at Calera, AL.
A CSX engine and slug works the yard in
A CSX track inspection car pulls into the house track after a days work.
In Lineville, AL. a
CSX train pulls to the siding to allow a faster moving train to pass.
A new siding being built on the Western Railway of Alabama main off of Hwy. 49 in Elmore County.
Notice the concrete ties.
This trestle is located South of Wadley, AL. over the Tallapoosa River on the
CSX 6935 GP40-2 and 2340 leads a short train past the shed at Union Station.
A varied mix of motive power
sits in the CSX (L&N) yard.
A CSX switcher works the Montgomery Yard.
A side view of the 785 SD70MAC.
This sign in Highland, AL. marks the highest point on the ACL tracks. View is of the South side of the sign.
A CSX train runs Northbound
through Richmond, KY.
A coaling tower in the mountains of Tennessee off of Hwy. 25 between Knoxville, TN and Corbin, KY.
EMD demonstrator #7004, a SD70M, in the CSX yard at
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Ex-Conrail CSX 8765 SD60M and TFM 1417 leads a train past the Opelika depot on the WofA main line.
Two CSX trains meet in Westover, AL.
CSX Train Q617 headed up by SP 8231, CEFX 7076, and SP217, waits for permission to head on into Montgomery, AL. from Opelika.
This CSX Train with a BNSF engine at the point backs into Boyles Yard in Birmingham.
This CSX train was taken entering Montgomery on the Western of Alabama's main from West Point, GA.
This shot is in Roanoke, AL. on the ACL line from Birmingham to LaGrange, GA,
A MofW crane is seen on the ACL main in Harpersville, AL.
This train crosses a creek on
Rock School Road in Harpersville, AL.
CSX 7740 C40-8W.
CSX 7007 C30-7 races through Harpersville, AL.
Two switchers work the yard in Atlanta, GA.
A CSX local works the small yard in downtown Opelika, AL.
In Mt. Meigs, AL. a train idles waiting for it's crew to carry it on into Atlanta.
In the CSX yard in Montgomery,
CEFX 7122 sits with several other engines.
CSX 5511 B30-7 switches with the NS and Pine Belt Southern in Opelika, AL.
CSX Q214 meets Q689 in
HLCX 6210 seen as the third
unit on Q689 in
The HLCX is seen from a one lane overpass in
Western of Alabama
coaling tower on the CSX main in Opelika, AL.
Gary Bradford took this shot of a CSX train leaving Grassmere, AL. just north of Childersburg.
At Coosa Pines, Gary took a shot of the same train pulling on past the signal.
Gary Bradford took this great photo of two units in Montgomery, AL. Both the 423 and 378 are
This UP engine was shot in Lineville, AL. by
This CSX (former ACL) bridge is in Chelsea, AL over
the old U.S. Hwy. 280, now Shelby Co. Road 280. You can still plainly see the build date and the last painting date as well as the colors used to paint the bridge.
A CSX train with CSX 381, CEFX 3114, and CSX 370 rolls through downtown Birmingham on it's way to Boyles Yard. Notice the faster moving train under the bridge.
Here the faster moving train gains ground on the slower train.
CSX 381 AC4400CW, CEFX 3114, and CSX 370 AC4400CW.
With seven engines this was an impressive train.
Gary Bradford took this picture
of Conrail C30-7 7137 at
Lineville on the local A 724.
A leased LMS unit heads up this train seen rolling through Lineville.
Photo: Gary Bradford.
Gary Bradford took this photo of the inside of CSX 159, a AC4400CW.
Slide Fence seen just South of the tunnel at Waldo, AL. on the CSX Lineville Sub.
Notice the light at the top of
the pole that lights should a
slide be detected.
The workings of the slide
fence seen in the center of the fence.
The South portal of the tunnel
just Southeast of Waldo, AL.
on the CSX Lineville Sub.
The trestle, one of several, over Talladega Creek at the
entrance to the South portal of the tunnel.
An unknown CSX train with the 8357, HLCX 6511, HLCX 6056, GCFX 3086 & CEFX 3112 passes by Union Station.
This train with the white roof 8357 SD40-2 pulls out of the CSX yard in Montgomery. The Northern Bypass is seen in this shot over the yard.
CSX Q617 enters the M&M Sub off of the WofA sub at Union Station in Montgomery.
Western Of Alabama
CSX bridge over the
in West Point, GA.
June 18, 2002
Lineville, AL. native
B.J. Handy gives a hearty
wave from the nose of the 5569 as the local crew prepares to return to
On a beautiful Fall day, the CSX 8760 ex-CR SD60M
rolls past the depot in Roanoke, AL. on its way to Manchester, GA.
Shoving Platform 900423 sitting in the Websterson Wood Yard in LaGrange, GA.
Built in 1915 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co., this bridge on the Lineville Sub still has its SCL heritage logo on both sides of the bridge.
The bridge is a few 100 yards North of the interchange with the WofA main in
The Burro BC 9401 is taking a lunch break at Standing Rock, AL. on the Lineville Sub while it's operator eats a can of Vienna Sausages.
Union Pacific 4317 leads a North bound train through the diamond at Opelika, AL.
The former WofA coal tower is just a few yards south of the diamond in Opelika.
This view shows the chevron shape of the sign.
Train Q617, heading South on the M&M Sub, with the UP 6737 C44AC (ex-C&NW 8835) leads HLCX 7191 SD40-2 (ex-BN motor) and the CSX 8718 SD60 (ex-Conrail 6863).
Western Of Alabama Subdivision
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Although a small page at this time, more photos and info is on the way, specifically photos from around Birmingham and the South & North Alabama (S&NA) Subdivision.
If you have any photos of these areas you'd like to share, Email me and I'll let you know what I need to make a good quality photo for the web site.
Shot from the Tenth Ave. bridge looking North, this CSX coal train has just left Boyles Yard and is passing by McWayne Pipe.
After crossing under Tenth Ave., the coal train heads toward Sloss Furnace and downtown Birmingham. Notice the Vulcan Statue on Red Mountain in the background.
Another coal train heading into downtown B'ham as seen from behind the Budweiser distributor.
A south bound train heading to Dothan, AL pulls thought Troy, AL.
This train has just left Boyles Yard and is passing by 24th Street in Birmingham, AL.
The CSX 1148 pulls a short cut of box cars through downtown Birmingham towards the West side of town.