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By:John Higginson
Dates:5/1/2006 - 8/1/2007
Album Info:covering locations across Alabama from the Birmingham area northward
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BNSF 5821
Title:  BNSF 5821
Description:  DPU on NS 740
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/16/2006 3:19:46 PM
Location:  Wheeler, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5821(ES44AC)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
BNSF 9393
Title:  BNSF 9393
Description:  brand new BNSF SD70ACe in DPU mode on the rear of NS train 733
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/16/2006 3:21:32 PM
Location:  Wheeler, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9393(SD70ACe)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
BNSF 1033
Title:  BNSF 1033
Description:  CSX train Q201
Photo Date:  5/12/2006  Upload Date: 5/15/2006 3:13:46 PM
Location:  Hanceville, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1033(C44-9W)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
NS 2761
Title:  NS 2761
Description:  NS train 792
Photo Date:  5/12/2006  Upload Date: 5/16/2006 3:25:01 PM
Location:  Courtland, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2761(SD70M-2)
Views:  360   Comments: 2
UP 6339
Title:  UP 6339
Description:  NS train 76Z
Photo Date:  5/12/2006  Upload Date: 5/16/2006 3:26:27 PM
Location:  Greenbrier, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6339(AC44CW)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
Alabama Central 29
Title:  Alabama Central 29
Description:  Alabama Central 2-8-0 29 on display at the Alabama Mining Museum
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/19/2006 12:10:29 AM
Location:  Dora, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  AC 29(2-8-0)
Views:  1079   Comments: 1
BNSF 1088
Title:  BNSF 1088
Description:  A southbound intermodal leans into a tight curve approaching Dora on a very twisting, hilly section of the former Frisco.
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/17/2006 1:32:12 PM
Location:  Samoset, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1088(C44-9W)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
BNSF 1088
Title:  BNSF 1088
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/17/2006 1:30:46 PM
Location:  Dora, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1088(C44-9W)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
BNSF 4494
Title:  BNSF 4494
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/17/2006 1:33:27 PM
Location:  Palos, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4494(C44-9W)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
BNSF 7805
Title:  BNSF 7805
Description:  BNSF northbound local crosses the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River.
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/17/2006 1:34:19 PM
Location:  Cordova, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  BNSF 7805(SD40-2)
Views:  329   Comments: 1
CSX 8805
Title:  CSX 8805
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/15/2006 3:09:35 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8805(SD40-2)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
UP 4147
Title:  UP 4147
Description:  CSX train Q616
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/15/2006 3:11:14 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4147(SD70M)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
BNSF 5791
Title:  BNSF 5791
Description:  NS train 736
Photo Date:  5/20/2006  Upload Date: 5/30/2006 12:22:10 PM
Location:  Paint Rock, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5791(ES44AC)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
NARM 484
Title:  NARM 484
Description:  The North Alabama Railroad Museum's former Lackawanna Alco powers an excursion on the museum's short segment of former NC&StL trackage.
Photo Date:  5/20/2006  Upload Date: 5/30/2006 12:21:09 PM
Location:  Mercury, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NARM 484(S2)
Views:  363   Comments: 1
dilapidated caboose
Title:  dilapidated caboose
Description:  A summertime view of the decaying wooden caboose at the Baileyton industrial park. One has to wonder how much longer it will be here before it completely withers away or someone has it condemned; I would venture to say its beyond the point of being restored.
Photo Date:  6/5/2006  Upload Date: 6/26/2006 8:47:34 PM
Location:  Baileyton, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  191   Comments: 0
UP 4873
Title:  UP 4873
Description:  a very colorful CSX train Q688
Photo Date:  6/5/2006  Upload Date: 6/10/2006 4:14:22 AM
Location:  Garden City, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4873(SD70M)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
BNSF 7607
Title:  BNSF 7607
Description:  CSX train Q595 with four BNSF units all in different paint schemes
Photo Date:  6/6/2006  Upload Date: 6/10/2006 4:13:30 AM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7607(ES44DC)
Views:  276   Comments: 1
CSX 6086
Title:  CSX 6086
Description:  CSX train M781 crosses the Tennessee River drawbridge
Photo Date:  6/6/2006  Upload Date: 6/10/2006 4:12:55 AM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  CSX 6086(GP40-2)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
BNSF 5829
Title:  BNSF 5829
Description:  DPU on the rear of NS train 740
Photo Date:  6/11/2006  Upload Date: 6/16/2006 8:56:27 PM
Location:  Hillsboro, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5829(ES44AC)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
BNSF 5829
Title:  BNSF 5829
Description:  NS 740's DPU passes the old depot
Photo Date:  6/11/2006  Upload Date: 6/16/2006 8:53:39 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5829(ES44AC)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
CSX 662
Title:  CSX 662
Description:  CSX train Q575
Photo Date:  6/11/2006  Upload Date: 6/16/2006 8:54:22 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 662(CW44-6)
Views:  231   Comments: 1
CSX 8744
Title:  CSX 8744
Description:  CSX train Q595
Photo Date:  6/11/2006  Upload Date: 6/16/2006 8:55:03 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8744(SD60I)
Views:  248   Comments: 0
Civil War-era depot
Title:  Civil War-era depot
Description:  This depot was built in 1860 along what would become a Southern Rwy. line linking Anniston, AL with Rome, GA; the tracks are long gone and the roadbed now serves as the path for an extensive bike trail running for many miles in both directions from here.
Photo Date:  6/23/2006  Upload Date: 6/26/2006 8:26:12 PM
Location:  Jacksonville, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  413   Comments: 0
SP 5387
Title:  SP 5387
Description:  The Alabama and Tennessee River Railway's unpatched SP tunnel motor and three former SP SD45s (now wearing LTEX black) pause with a train (maybe ATN 390, heading for Birmingham) just north of downtown.
Photo Date:  6/23/2006  Upload Date: 6/26/2006 8:27:43 PM
Location:  Gadsden, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LTEX 5387(SD40T-2)
Views:  468   Comments: 0
CSX 8717
Title:  CSX 8717
Description:  one of two former Conrail SD60s on CSX still in Conrail paint
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 2:58:15 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8717(SD60)
Views:  378   Comments: 0
CSX 8730 and 8717
Title:  CSX 8730 and 8717
Description:  Two rather unique former Conrail units sit by the yard office at Oakworth Yard; the 8730 has a strange lettering font on the nose and the 8717 is one of two ex-Conrail SD60s on CSX still in Conrail paint.
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 2:57:35 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 8730(SD60I) CSX 8717(SD60)
Views:  475   Comments: 0
CSX 8885
Title:  CSX 8885
Description:  CSX Q595 throttles up past Oakworth Yard in the last rays of sun with Tri-Rail EMD GP49H-3 814 fourth out in the consist, recently built out of a former SOU GP49 and headed for passenger service in Florida.
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 3:21:13 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8885(SD40-2) HLCX 9038(SD40M-2) HLCX 6330(SD40) TRCX 814(GP49)
Views:  756   Comments: 0
NS 3180
Title:  NS 3180
Description:  A80 backs down the main with the cars it just picked up at Robertson Junction; they will couple up with the rest of the train, sitting in the siding at Wheeler, and then be off to Sheffield.
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 2:55:09 PM
Location:  Wheeler, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3180(SD40)
Views:  358   Comments: 2
NS 3180
Title:  NS 3180
Description:  NS local A80 switches at Robertson Junction
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 2:54:32 PM
Location:  Wheeler, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3180(SD40)
Views:  237   Comments: 1
NS 3180
Title:  NS 3180
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 2:56:04 PM
Location:  Wheeler, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 3180(SD40)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
NS 4117
Title:  NS 4117
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 2:56:40 PM
Location:  Wheeler, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4117(GP38AC)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
TRCX 814
Title:  TRCX 814
Description:  classified as a GP49H-3, recently rebuilt from a former NS/Southern GP49 and headed to Florida for Tri-Rail passenger service; feel free to comment if you have any more information on this unit
Photo Date:  7/2/2006  Upload Date: 7/6/2006 3:22:02 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  TRCX 814(GP49)
Views:  494   Comments: 0
BNSF 6042
Title:  BNSF 6042
Description:  The playground is vacant on this soggy September afternoon as a pair of brand new BNSF GEVOs lead a Scherer coal train, NS 732, eastbound.
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 4:50:07 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6042(ES44AC)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
NS train 390
Title:  NS train 390
Description:  NS 390 crosses the Tennessee River drawbridge.
Photo Date:  9/9/2006  Upload Date: 9/12/2006 4:49:17 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  128   Comments: 0
CSX 2201
Title:  CSX 2201
Description:  power for the M788 local, both in old CSX paint
Photo Date:  9/17/2006  Upload Date: 9/22/2006 2:07:22 PM
Location:  Cullman, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSX 2201(Road Slug)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
CSX 5903
Title:  CSX 5903
Description:  A B36-7 sits with a train of loaded tie gons at Garden City.
Photo Date:  9/17/2006  Upload Date: 9/22/2006 2:08:34 PM
Location:  Garden City, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5903(B36-7)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
BNSF 4322
Title:  BNSF 4322
Description:  A northbound auto rack train speeds through the countryside between Jasper and Townley. This area of Alabama is known for its coal mining activity and scenic uniqueness.
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/2/2006 4:35:05 PM
Location:  Hilliard, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4322(C44-9W)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
BNSF 4360
Title:  BNSF 4360
Description:  southbound taconite train
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/2/2006 4:37:12 PM
Location:  Townley, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4360(C44-9W)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
BNSF 5665
Title:  BNSF 5665
Description:  Powder River coal loads approach the NS diamond in Jasper, splitting a pair of Frisco searchlight signals. The train is approaching its destination of AL Power's Plant Miller in Palos, where it will be unloaded.
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/3/2006 1:53:15 PM
Location:  Jasper, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  BNSF 5665(AC44CW)
Views:  399   Comments: 0
BNSF 5805
Title:  BNSF 5805
Description:  Three new GEVOs in DPU mode at the rear of a Palos-bound coal train. Every coal train I saw this day had two up front and three radio units on the rear.
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/3/2006 1:54:18 PM
Location:  Jasper, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5805(ES44AC)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
BNSF 706
Title:  BNSF 706
Description:  in DPU mode on the rear of a southbound taconite train
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/2/2006 4:40:35 PM
Location:  Jasper, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 706(C44-9W)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
BNSF 8813
Title:  BNSF 8813
Description:  southbound Powder River coal loads near their destination at Alabama Power's Plant Miller at Palos
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 10/2/2006 4:39:04 PM
Location:  Townley, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8813(SD70MAC)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
BNSF 5856
Title:  BNSF 5856
Description:  NS 738, a loaded Plant Scherer coal train, heads east passing 735, whose DPU can be seen in the distance.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/8/2006 2:02:10 AM
Location:  Gurley, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Signal
Locomotives:  BNSF 5856(ES44AC)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
Memphis and Charleston depot
Title:  Memphis and Charleston depot
Description:  This depot was built in 1860 by the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. Today it contains a museum and there are a few pieces of historic rolling stock stored adjacent to it.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/8/2006 2:07:23 AM
Location:  Huntsville, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  316   Comments: 0
NARM 484
Title:  NARM 484
Description:  The North Alabama Railroad Museum's Alco is prepared for the day's excursions.
Photo Date:  11/4/2006  Upload Date: 11/8/2006 2:02:49 AM
Location:  Chase, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NARM 484(S2)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
BNSF 5918
Title:  BNSF 5918
Description:  NS train 738, with coal for Georgia Power's Plant Scherer, departs the new siding at Irvington.
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 12/1/2006 5:06:17 PM
Location:  Irvington, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5918(ES44AC)
Views:  251   Comments: 0
BNSF 5968
Title:  BNSF 5968
Description:  DPU on NS 741 enters the new siding at Irvington as 738 waits on the main.
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 12/1/2006 5:06:58 PM
Location:  Irvington, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5968(ES44AC)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
BNSF 5971
Title:  BNSF 5971
Description:  NS train 741 is about to make use of the new siding at Irvington.
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 12/1/2006 5:07:56 PM
Location:  Irvington, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5971(ES44AC)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
CSX 8079
Title:  CSX 8079
Description:  CSX train Q595 passes the north end of the siding at Harris.
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 12/1/2006 5:09:26 PM
Location:  Harris Station, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8079(SD40-2)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
NS 2703
Title:  NS 2703
Description:  NS train 325 rolls through downtown Scottsboro.
Photo Date:  11/22/2006  Upload Date: 12/1/2006 5:11:09 PM
Location:  Scottsboro, AL
Author:  John Higginson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2703(SD70M-2)
Views:  301   Comments: 1


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