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Old 04-11-2006, 03:22 PM   #1
Traingod
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Default Shots from this past Sunday (4/9)

I got out all day Sunday in north GA for one last good day before having to start studying and finishing projects for the end of the semester. Here's what I saw...

I started the morning out on NS and first caught a SB Powder River coal train heading to Plant Scherer near Macon, GA.

Image © Patrick Phelan
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Photograph © Patrick Phelan


Next, we moved north and intercepted a NB mixed freight on Braswell Mountain with a pair of TFM SD70MAC's trailing the NS SD60 leading.

Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 140363
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


We then headed into Rockmart, GA at the north base of the mountain and found NS 174's lite power with a B32-8 and a couple C40-9W's. The B32 made for nice pictures.

After that, we decided to head over to CSX at Cartersville, GA where we caught a bunch of trains. First up was a NB container train with a pair of clean CSX ES44DC's at Kingston, GA (just north of Cartersville).

Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 140364
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


Back in Cartersville, we found a yard job switching cars with 4 4-axle GE's for power.

Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 140362
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


We saw some other NB's in Cartersville, but nothing was noteworthy about them.

Next, we move south to Emerson, GA and find a SB CSX auto-rack train with a BNSF leader.

Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 140360
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


We also catch CSX SB Q141 with juice empties with a pair of C40-8W's.

We then head over to the Etowah River Bridge for the shot of the day of a NB empty coal train.

Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 140365
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


We decide to head south and stop at Smyrna, GA to get another empty coal train with the "Spirit of Dante" leading.

Image © Patrick Phelan
PhotoID: 140359
Photograph © Patrick Phelan


Thanks for looking,
Patrick
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