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By:Dale Burns
Dates:5/25/2007 - 5/25/2007
Album Info:Shots from the town where I live.
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Recovery Train
Title:  Recovery Train
Description:  This shows the Westbound NS 3501 B30-7A with what I call the "recovery train". These engine came to Alex City, AL to recover five loaded double stacked cars that was inadvertantly sent down the P-Line and then struck two different bridges before a State Trooper could get the train stopped here in town.
Photo Date:  5/15/1998  Upload Date: 9/24/2007 2:43:19 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3501(B30-7A)
Views:  1086   Comments: 1
Is This Overkill
Title:  Is This Overkill
Description:  This is either one HEAVY train or it's some power transfer. Either way, this was an impressive site on the East end of Alex City back in 2002!!
Photo Date:  5/17/2002  Upload Date: 12/13/2010 10:00:25 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5020(GP38-2)
Views:  549   Comments: 4
Huge Power
Title:  Huge Power
Description:  Unbelievable power on this east bound train in Alexander City, AL
Photo Date:  5/17/2002  Upload Date: 12/13/2010 10:02:53 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5020(GP38-2)
Views:  407   Comments: 2
Oddball CN Motor
Title:  Oddball CN Motor
Description:  Wow! Just now noticing this oddball CN Blue motor I shot in 2002 here in Alex City, AL.
Photo Date:  10/10/2002  Upload Date: 11/23/2010 1:51:25 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 6776(SD60M) IC 2460(C40-8W)
Views:  772   Comments: 0
Over Powered Maybe?
Title:  Over Powered Maybe?
Description:  NS 906 Track Geometry Train rolls east through Alex City, AL on a very dreary Feb. Day. Seems way over powered. Maybe this was a power transfer.
Photo Date:  2/3/2003  Upload Date: 11/10/2013 9:02:17 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4800(B40-8) NS 6576(SD60)
Views:  469   Comments: 0
Sunset At Lee St. Crossing
Title:  Sunset At Lee St. Crossing
Description:  This fall sunset profiles the crossing gate and lights at the Lee St. crossing in downtown Alex City, AL.
Photo Date:  10/28/2004  Upload Date: 10/16/2005 6:52:26 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  345   Comments: 0
A Very Unusual Scene
Title:  A Very Unusual Scene
Description:  This shot show a CN motor, a CSX motor, a NS motor, what's left of a England staple, and the Alabama country side. Wow, what a mix!
Photo Date:  11/30/2004  Upload Date: 11/23/2010 1:58:39 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2639(C44-9W) CSX 710(SD70MAC) NS 9205(C40-9W) NS 9087(C40-9W)
Views:  583   Comments: 0
Rounding The Curve At Kellyton
Title:  Rounding The Curve At Kellyton
Description:  NS Local Train A48 rounds the curve at Kellyton, AL on it's way East to Columbus, GA.
Photo Date:  11/30/2004  Upload Date: 1/13/2006 12:19:38 AM
Location:  Kellyton, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4623(GP59) NS 9040(C40-9W)
Views:  973   Comments: 2
NS 5165
Title:  NS 5165
Description:  A large generator is unloaded off of NS 053 for the Calpine Energy Center North of town.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:30:55 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5165(GP38-2)
Views:  1150   Comments: 2
CN 2639
Title:  CN 2639
Description:  The CN 2639 pulls a train West through downtown Alex City in December 2004.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/20/2005 8:59:30 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2639(C44-9W)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
CN 2639
Title:  CN 2639
Description:  The Canadian National 2639 on the East end of Alex City heading East.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/20/2005 9:03:15 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2639(C44-9W)
Views:  461   Comments: 1
CP 9513
Title:  CP 9513
Description:  NS Train 198 rolls past the East switch of the siding as the train begins to negotiate the curve at the MP362.2.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/20/2005 9:06:28 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 9513(AC44CW) CSX 7908(C40-8W) BNSF 5230(C44-9W)
Views:  1069   Comments: 2
Demon Dog
Title:  Demon Dog
Description:  The KSC Rock Train glides past Robinson Foundry on the West end of Alexander City.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/20/2005 9:11:09 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  KCS 666(SD40-2) KCS 649(SD40-2) KCS 749(SD60)
Views:  819   Comments: 1
NS 7045
Title:  NS 7045
Description:  The GP50 sub-lettered for the Chicago, New Orleans & Texas Pacific is a rarity on the NS system.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/20/2005 9:42:02 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7045(GP50)
Views:  459   Comments: 0
NS 3238
Title:  NS 3238
Description:  Shot in downtown Alex City in front of Lila's Engraving.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:42:04 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3238(SD40-2)
Views:  514   Comments: 0
NS 3238
Title:  NS 3238
Description:  NS Local Train A48 passes by Robinson Foundry heading East. My buddy Charlie Davenport (conductor, now retired) waves out the window.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:49:06 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3238(SD40-2)
Views:  399   Comments: 0
NS 8591
Title:  NS 8591
Description:  A Photoshop enhanced photo taken from the AL. Hwy. 22 bridge in Alex City.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/20/2005 9:17:41 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8591(C39-8) NS 9903(C40-9W)
Views:  660   Comments: 2
KCS Rock Train
Title:  KCS Rock Train
Description:  The KCS 666 leads a west bound rock train past the now demolished Russel Pipe Shop.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 4/22/2005 9:03:19 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  KCS 666(SD40-2)
Views:  431   Comments: 0
NS 9558
Title:  NS 9558
Description:  This Eastbound NS train passes through the Westend of Alex City as it heads toward Columbus, GA.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:45:38 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9558(C40-9W)
Views:  402   Comments: 0
WOW!!
Title:  WOW!!
Description:  A long lashup of motors pulled this train West past Russell Corp.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 8:14:46 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7057(GP50) NS 7089(GP50) NS 2847(GP38AC) BNSF 5022(C44-9W) BNSF 6723(SD40-2) BNSF 6922(SD40-2)
Views:  891   Comments: 2
NS 9490
Title:  NS 9490
Description:  NS 199 with Bud Rainey as engineer rolls past the now demolished Russell Pipe Foundry as the train trys to out-run an approaching severe thunderstorm.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:58:39 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9490(C40-9W) BNSF 4340(C44-9W)
Views:  599   Comments: 2
NS 8454
Title:  NS 8454
Description:  A NS train heads East over the Tallapoosa River (Lake Martin) trestle in Alexander City.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:36:48 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8454(C40-8W)
Views:  843   Comments: 2
NS 8632
Title:  NS 8632
Description:  The late afternoon sun brightly lights up the nose of this west bound NS train.
Photo Date:  4/10/2005  Upload Date: 10/20/2005 8:09:51 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8632(C39-8)
Views:  382   Comments: 1
NS 733 Empty Coal Train
Title:  NS 733 Empty Coal Train
Description:  The first of what should be many empty coal trains heading back to the Powder River Coal Basin from the Scherer Steam Plant in Georgia.
Photo Date:  8/18/2005  Upload Date: 8/19/2005 12:58:17 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5659(AC44CW) BNSF 5668(AC44CW) BNSF 9763(SD70MAC)
Views:  1049   Comments: 3
Waiting On The Meet
Title:  Waiting On The Meet
Description:  NS Train 199 on the Alabama CofGa line has just met with the East bound NS 334 and now prepares to head on West at 7:15 pm.
Photo Date:  9/22/2005  Upload Date: 9/22/2005 9:02:15 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4892(SD70M) NS 8859(C40-9)
Views:  601   Comments: 1
Loooooooonnnnng NS Train A48
Title:  Loooooooonnnnng NS Train A48
Description:  With over 80 cars in tow, NS (CofGa) Local Train A48 has just rolled by Russell Corp.s Old #1 plant as it enters downtown Alex City, AL.
Photo Date:  10/10/2005  Upload Date: 10/10/2005 1:32:41 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2591(SD70M) NS 9878(C40-9W) NS 2847(GP38AC)
Views:  667   Comments: 0
NS extra Train M98
Title:  NS extra Train M98
Description:  Here we see extra train NS (CofGa) M98 rolling past Granger Excavating in the backgroun with the intersection of Washington St. and Pine St. in the foreground.
Photo Date:  10/10/2005  Upload Date: 10/10/2005 1:39:45 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1084(C44-9W) BNSF 7161(SD40-2) NS 8651(C39-8)
Views:  477   Comments: 2
NS 334
Title:  NS 334
Description:  The 4000 + foot East bound very late NS 334 with several _loaded_ coal hoppers up front. Hmmm, what gives here?
Photo Date:  10/24/2005  Upload Date: 10/24/2005 9:25:20 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5665(AC44CW) UP 3955(SD70M)
Views:  443   Comments: 0
East Bound NS 334
Title:  East Bound NS 334
Description:  The 90+ car NS 334 with five motors heads through Alex City at 10:20 am.
Photo Date:  10/28/2005  Upload Date: 10/28/2005 11:14:40 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5106(GP38-2) NS 3556(B32-8) BNSF 5340(C44-9W) BNSF 4845(C44-9W) NS 9598(C40-9W)
Views:  687   Comments: 1
NS Empty Coal Train 735
Title:  NS Empty Coal Train 735
Description:  This is one of the two west bound empty coal trains running on the NS (CofGa) Alabama Division line.
Photo Date:  11/3/2005  Upload Date: 11/3/2005 10:07:22 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8855(SD70MAC) BNSF 9861(SD70MAC) BNSF 9986(SD70MAC)
Views:  476   Comments: 0
NS 336 under double bridges
Title:  NS 336 under double bridges
Description:  The East bound NS 336 passes under the double bridges at Alexander City, AL.
Photo Date:  11/7/2005  Upload Date: 11/7/2005 8:52:51 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  NS 5406(SD50) NS 6567(SD60) BNSF 5082(C44-9W)
Views:  532   Comments: 1
Daily Local NS 48
Title:  Daily Local NS 48
Description:  These two BN motors have been roaming the NS CofGa line between Columbus, GA and Birmingham, AL for the last several weeks on the daily locals.
Photo Date:  11/21/2005  Upload Date: 11/21/2005 9:06:02 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9415(SD70MAC) BN 9552(SD70MAC)
Views:  543   Comments: 0
NS A48
Title:  NS A48
Description:  Finally, a shot of the local train NS A48 with the two BN motors that have been on this line for several weeks now. Here, A48 rolls slowly through the siding in front of Avondale Mills as it prepares to stop for a meet with the very late NS 199.
Photo Date:  11/26/2005  Upload Date: 11/27/2005 8:56:09 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9552(SD70MAC) BN 9415(SD70MAC)
Views:  694   Comments: 2
Meeting At Night
Title:  Meeting At Night
Description:  NS W35 sits on the NS CofGA main as the East bound NS 334 passes in the siding.
Photo Date:  1/20/2006  Upload Date: 1/20/2006 9:40:17 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9547(C40-9W) NS 9363(C40-9W) KCS 669(SD40-2)
Views:  542   Comments: 2
NS 336 Lee Street Alexander City.
Title:  NS 336 Lee Street Alexander City.
Description:  NS 336 negotiates the sweeping curve coming into downtown in front of Russell Corp.
Photo Date:  3/6/2006  Upload Date: 3/6/2006 1:45:30 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6012(SD60) NS 9878(C40-9W) UP 4405(SD70M)
Views:  493   Comments: 1
NS 335 After The Meet
Title:  NS 335 After The Meet
Description:  NS 335 is on the main after meeting the East Bound NS 336.
Photo Date:  3/6/2006  Upload Date: 3/6/2006 1:53:38 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3928(SD70M) NS 8806(C40-9)
Views:  497   Comments: 0
NS 733 MTY Coal Train
Title:  NS 733 MTY Coal Train
Description:  NS 733 rolls past the Alexander City Post Office toward Russell Corp.
Photo Date:  3/6/2006  Upload Date: 3/6/2006 1:32:38 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5703(AC44CW) BNSF 5683(AC44CW) BNSF 5829(ES44AC)
Views:  569   Comments: 0
NS 337 Rolls Past Russell Corp.
Title:  NS 337 Rolls Past Russell Corp.
Description:  West bound NS 733 MTY coal train moves fast by Russell Corp.'s Old #1 mill.
Photo Date:  3/6/2006  Upload Date: 3/6/2006 1:36:27 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5703(AC44CW) BNSF 5683(AC44CW) BNSF 5829(ES44AC)
Views:  533   Comments: 0
Casey Thomason On The SOO
Title:  Casey Thomason On The SOO
Description:  Casey Thomason pulls the NS 336 slowly toward the East End switch for the meet with NS 335.
Photo Date:  3/6/2006  Upload Date: 3/6/2006 1:48:26 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6012(SD60)
Views:  538   Comments: 0
Elephant Style!
Title:  Elephant Style!
Description:  NS 336 all set to hit the siding for the meet with NS 335.
Photo Date:  3/6/2006  Upload Date: 3/6/2006 1:51:10 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6012(SD60) NS 9878(C40-9W) UP 4405(SD70M)
Views:  538   Comments: 0
NS 7045
Title:  NS 7045
Description:  The NS 7045 seen in Alexander City, AL.
Photo Date:  3/28/2006  Upload Date: 5/11/2013 8:16:30 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7045(GP50)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
NS 95A
Title:  NS 95A
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2007  Upload Date: 1/6/2008 12:19:21 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7102(GP60)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
The Daily Local
Title:  The Daily Local
Description:  NS A41 rolls past Carlisle Drugs, which is undergoing renovation, in downtown Alexander City, AL on its way West to Sylacauga, AL.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 8:39:20 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4631(GP59)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
NS 920 MTY Ballast Train
Title:  NS 920 MTY Ballast Train
Description:  Here is the Eastbound NS 920 in Alexander City, AL with the red, white & blue HLCX 6402 pulling up front. This is a former BC Rail unit.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 8:44:04 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 6204(SD40-2)
Views:  356   Comments: 1
Where's Your Green Card?
Title:  Where's Your Green Card?
Description:  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.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 8:35:42 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  FXE 4641(ES44AC) FXE 4521(AC44CW)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
WAMX 3006
Title:  WAMX 3006
Description:  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.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 8:46:16 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3004(GP30)
Views:  710   Comments: 1
NS 905 Heading West
Title:  NS 905 Heading West
Description:  The NS 905 Geometry Train heads into Parkdale, AL on the former Central of Georgia NS P-Line.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 12/9/2008 9:29:10 AM
Location:  Parkdale, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5608(GP38-2) NS 34(Track Test Unit)
Views:  686   Comments: 0
Red, White & Blue in East Central Alabama
Title:  Red, White & Blue in East Central Alabama
Description:  NS 919 mty ballast train runs a second Eastbound run through Alex City, AL on it's way outside of Columbus, GA to pick up a load of gravel (ballast).
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 5/25/2007 11:37:20 PM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 6204(SD40-2) HLCX 6218(SD40-2) HLCX 6450(SD40-2)
Views:  584   Comments: 1
NS 920 MTY Ballast Train
Title:  NS 920 MTY Ballast Train
Description:  Here is the Eastbound NS 920 in Alexander City, AL with the red, white & blue HLCX 6402 pulling up front. This is a former BC Rail unit.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 8/4/2007 8:41:40 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 6204(SD40-2)
Views:  338   Comments: 0
A Southern Shot
Title:  A Southern Shot
Description:  NS 9457 helps two more brethren pull a heavy train East though a kudzu jungle as it heads into Alexander City. AL.
Photo Date:  5/25/2007  Upload Date: 11/21/2010 9:37:51 AM
Location:  Alexander City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9457(C40-9W)
Views:  201   Comments: 0


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