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11/18/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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Sulphur Train at Tunnel Hill
Title:  Sulphur Train at Tunnel Hill
Description:  This is an unusual find - a loaded molten sulphur train. In the years i've been doing rail photography, this is the first one i've gotten on film.
Photo Date:  4/12/2007  Upload Date: 4/23/2007 7:57:34 AM
Location:  Tunnel Hill, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
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Locomotives:  CEFX 3119(SD40M-2)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
Cartersville
Title:  Cartersville
Description:  The Depot in downtown Cartersville
Photo Date:  4/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/11/2007 3:18:04 PM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8835(SD40-2) CSX 7634(C40-8)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
Oostanaula Revisited
Title:  Oostanaula Revisited
Description:  A CSX general merchandise train rolls across the Oostanaula River
Photo Date:  4/18/2007  Upload Date: 5/11/2007 3:13:52 PM
Location:  Resaca, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5202(ES44DC) CSX 7547(C40-8)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
5202
Title:  5202
Description:  General Merchandise freight on the crossing.
Photo Date:  4/18/2007  Upload Date: 4/23/2007 7:48:53 AM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5202(ES44DC) CSX 7547(C40-8) CSX 8320(SD40)
Views:  293   Comments: 1
Locomotion
Title:  Locomotion
Description:  Anyone who takes a photograph snaps it because we want to freeze a little bit of time. We might want to say "i was there" or "that was cool". Some photographers like to use little tricks, like polarizing fiters, photoshop edits, or the old "pan and scan" method, like seen below. After giving it a try, i've decided that it's nothing to write home to mother about. I like to see my trains crisp and clear, to capture the moment as a clean stop in time.
Photo Date:  3/11/2007  Upload Date: 4/13/2007 10:23:40 PM
Location:  Sugar Valley, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2633(SD70M) NS 7021(GP50)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
Grain train at south Calhoun
Title:  Grain train at south Calhoun
Description:  Just as one grain train departs to the north, another one enters the city limits from the south.
Photo Date:  2/19/2007  Upload Date: 4/6/2007 8:24:19 PM
Location:  Calhoun, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7630(C40-8)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Union Pacific at Abutment
Title:  Union Pacific at Abutment
Description:  A Union Pacific locomotive leads a trio of locomotives at the head of a long container freight.
Photo Date:  2/13/2007  Upload Date: 4/6/2007 8:24:19 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
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Locomotives:  UP 5230(SD70M)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
Green and Cream Scheme
Title:  Green and Cream Scheme
Description:  And in this photo, Burlington Northern Santa Fe demonstrates two of the ugliest paint schemes in modern railroading. Just what waterhead at BNSF chose this crap over the world famous silver, red, and yellow warbonnet?
Photo Date:  2/13/2007  Upload Date: 3/16/2007 7:58:52 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9753(SD70MAC) BNSF 5711(AC44CW)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Road Railers at Dalton
Title:  Road Railers at Dalton
Description:  The BNSF displaying two different paint schemes at the head of a Triple Crown pull.
Photo Date:  1/6/2007  Upload Date: 3/16/2007 7:45:27 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5051(C44-9W) BNSF 8730(GP60)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
Holcomb Road
Title:  Holcomb Road
Description:  Six locos pull a heavy freight through the rolling countryside just north of Adairsville.
Photo Date:  2/9/2007  Upload Date: 3/16/2007 7:33:58 PM
Location:  Adairsville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  149   Comments: 1
The Lonely Sunset
Title:  The Lonely Sunset
Description:  On a cold winter day, a lone pusher passes at sunset on the end of a 125 car coal train.
Photo Date:  2/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/4/2007 10:41:29 PM
Location:  Shannon, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5975(ES44AC)
Views:  148   Comments: 1
PRC at Pinson
Title:  PRC at Pinson
Description:  Seems like every time I head over to NS to take a pic, this train shows up.
Photo Date:  2/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/4/2007 10:37:03 PM
Location:  Shannon, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6123(ES44AC)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Fox
Title:  Fox
Description:  An auto-rack train waits for permission to cross Fox junction.
Photo Date:  1/30/2007  Upload Date: 2/13/2007 8:35:27 AM
Location:  Rome, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9946(C40-9W) NS 9474(C40-9W)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
Smoke on the water
Title:  Smoke on the water
Description:  CSX over the Etowah River
Photo Date:  11/24/2006  Upload Date: 12/6/2006 3:50:10 AM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  127   Comments: 0
Smoke on the water II
Title:  Smoke on the water II
Description:  CSX hauls coal over the Etowah River on a cold November morning.
Photo Date:  11/24/2006  Upload Date: 12/6/2006 3:50:36 AM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 563(AC44CW) CSX 9025(C40-9W)
Views:  264   Comments: 1
Twilight
Title:  Twilight
Description:  A short container train approaches the River block on a cold November morning just before sunrise.
Photo Date:  11/24/2006  Upload Date: 11/28/2006 8:06:51 PM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 680(AC60CW) CSX 627(AC60CW)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
Sunrise at Etowah
Title:  Sunrise at Etowah
Description:  A mixed freight rounds the curve just after sunrise on the Etowah Turn.
Photo Date:  11/24/2006  Upload Date: 11/28/2006 8:07:29 PM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7690(C40-8W) CEFX 3157(SD40-2) CSX 7676(C40-8W) CSX 7533(C40-8)
Views:  354   Comments: 2
FRAD
Title:  FRAD
Description:  The engineer of this consist struck up some friendly conversation as I snapped this photo. This train had been "FRAD", meaning it was basically under special restricted movement orders. Apparently, an inspector with the Federal Railroad Administration had been by Calhoun in the last week, and the four locomotives in this consist has been ordered shutdown because of mechanical and safety problems. On this night, the two lead locomotives were powered up under a one-time move order for a run to the maintenence shops in Nashville, TN. The other two locomotives in the consist were restricted from even being started up.
Photo Date:  10/10/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:24:27 PM
Location:  Calhoun, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8136(SD40-2)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
The Grey Ghost
Title:  The Grey Ghost
Description:  Its not infrequent to see brand new locomotives running around in their underwear on the NS system - this one is leading an autorack train across Cooper Creek.
Photo Date:  10/9/2006  Upload Date: 11/20/2006 9:10:08 PM
Location:  Plainville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7576(ES40DC)
Views:  201   Comments: 1
Northbound at Carbondale
Title:  Northbound at Carbondale
Description:  A mixed bag of locomotive companies heads this NS container freight as it pulls out of the siding near Carbondale, GA
Photo Date:  9/16/2006  Upload Date: 11/8/2006 8:50:33 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8946(C40-9W) WC 6529(SD45) BNSF 5449(C44-9W) GECX 8352(SD40T-2)
Views:  355   Comments: 1
Northbound at Carbondale
Title:  Northbound at Carbondale
Description:  A mixed bag of locomotive companies heads this NS container freight as it pulls out of the siding near Carbondale, GA
Photo Date:  3/16/2006  Upload Date: 11/8/2006 8:51:13 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8946(C40-9W) WC 6529(SD45) BNSF 5449(C44-9W) GECX 8352(SD40T-2)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
Coal Train
Title:  Coal Train
Description:  A loaded 125 car coal train treads carefully through downtown Dalton.
Photo Date:  9/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:46:00 AM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5615(AC44CW) BNSF 5716(AC44CW)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
UP at Resaca
Title:  UP at Resaca
Description:  A southbound UP GM train waits for a pass at Resaca
Photo Date:  8/21/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:18 AM
Location:  Resaca, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4179(SD70M) UP 9232(C40-8)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
UP at Resaca
Title:  UP at Resaca
Description:  Southbound CSX GM freight with UP power waits at Resaca for a passing train
Photo Date:  8/21/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:18 AM
Location:  Resaca, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4179(SD70M) UP 9232(C40-8)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
7310
Title:  7310
Description:  A former Conrail unit and its train wait on the siding at Resaca
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:19 AM
Location:  Resaca, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7310(C40-8W) CSX 7529(C40-8)
Views:  298   Comments: 0
6787
Title:  6787
Description:  A northbound train passes a row of CSX MOW equipment as it comes through the Hair Diamond
Photo Date:  9/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:17 AM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6787(SD60M)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Track Maintenence at Hair
Title:  Track Maintenence at Hair
Description:  CSX was doing some heavy duty rail-pulling this September morning, and NS trains were required to proceed slowly and stop just before reaching the work limit. This train was given permission to proceed through the stop signals shortly after this photo was taken. A video of the action from this day of railfanning is available on my website.
Photo Date:  9/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:20 AM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2738(SD70M-2) NS 9834(C40-9W) NS 9011(C40-9W)
Views:  368   Comments: 0
Slow train at Hill City
Title:  Slow train at Hill City
Description:  This train just came off of a siding near Dalton, and it struggles with its heavy GM train through the curves and grades at Hill City. The little town is aptly named.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:21 AM
Location:  Hill City, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6699(SD60)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Cooper Creek
Title:  Cooper Creek
Description:  A Norfolk Southern road railer train blasts through the forested countryside on an overcast early fall day.
Photo Date:  9/1/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:15 AM
Location:  Plainville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9144(C40-9W)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Out of the fog
Title:  Out of the fog
Description:  Early in the morning, a northbound NS coal train rumbles out of the fog near the Abutment area.
Photo Date:  9/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/22/2006 4:18:20 AM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6574(SD60) NS 8715(C40-8) NS 9831(C40-9W)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
Runaround
Title:  Runaround
Description:  A green signal gives a northbound freight permission to make a runaround move at Pinson.
Photo Date:  9/6/2006  Upload Date: 9/13/2006 5:38:54 AM
Location:  Shannon, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Pinson
Title:  Pinson
Description:  A southbound mixed freight waits for the green light at Pinson
Photo Date:  9/5/2006  Upload Date: 9/13/2006 5:37:01 AM
Location:  Shannon, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9004(C40-9W)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
A friendly hello!
Title:  A friendly hello!
Description:  The crew of a stopped freight inspect a passing train at the south end of Adairsville siding.
Photo Date:  8/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/13/2006 5:26:30 AM
Location:  Adairsville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 3151(SD40M-2) CSX 656(AC60CW) CSX 8742(SD60I)
Views:  415   Comments: 1
Comin' round the mountain...
Title:  Comin' round the mountain...
Description:  A CSX gm freight moves north towards Fairmount, GA
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 8/22/2006 11:57:48 AM
Location:  Rydal, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7676(C40-8W)
Views:  194   Comments: 1
Gold Kist
Title:  Gold Kist
Description:  The days duties are coming to an end as the local switching crew rushes south back to the Calhoun Holdout ahead of a northbound container freight.
Photo Date:  8/11/2006  Upload Date: 8/22/2006 11:54:18 AM
Location:  Calhoun, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 5939(B40-8)
Views:  240   Comments: 1
Kudzu
Title:  Kudzu
Description:  One of the hazards of railfanning in Georgia in the summertime is the man-eating kudzu plant! Originally brought in by the railroads from Russia to control erosion along the right-of-way, the stuff turned out to be a bigger problem than the problem it was brought in to control! Soon, vast areas of Geogia, Alabama, and Mississippi were eaten by the plant! It grows on anything and everything it touches (there is a utility pole under it out of picture to the left), and it grows so fast that it actually even grows on the tracks themselves! Take a knife with you along with your camera!
Photo Date:  8/12/2006  Upload Date: 8/22/2006 11:49:11 AM
Location:  McDaniels, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 9023(C40-9W) CSX 8768(SD60M)
Views:  296   Comments: 1
Q54017
Title:  Q54017
Description:  Seven locomotives and one hundred four freight cars are given permission to cross into the Etowah Sub near Industrial Blvd.
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 8/15/2006 11:32:56 PM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7676(C40-8W) HLCX 8179(SD40-2) CSX 582(AC44CW) HLCX 6320(SD40-2)
Views:  362   Comments: 1
Shunting duties
Title:  Shunting duties
Description:  Two B30-7's perform yard duty just outside of Cartersville.
Photo Date:  7/23/2006  Upload Date: 8/15/2006 11:33:22 PM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 5517(B30-7) CSX 5548(B30-7)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
8021 at MP392
Title:  8021 at MP392
Description:  A trio of SD40-2's are on the point of this southbound general commodities freight near Carter's Lake
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 1:35:15 PM
Location:  Oakman, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8021(SD40-2)
Views:  184   Comments: 1
8021 at Carters Bridge
Title:  8021 at Carters Bridge
Description:  A trio of SD40-2's are on the point of this general commodities freight near Carter's Lake
Photo Date:  7/17/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 1:33:33 PM
Location:  Oakman, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8021(SD40-2)
Views:  224   Comments: 1
Northbound PRC
Title:  Northbound PRC
Description:  An empty Powder River Coal train rolls into south Dalton. The train is on it's way back to the coal fields in Wyoming.
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 1:38:40 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5910(ES44AC) BNSF 5899(ES44AC) BNSF 9879(SD70MAC)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
Milepost 392
Title:  Milepost 392
Description:  An empty coal train rolls northbound near Carter's Lake.
Photo Date:  7/11/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 4:28:39 PM
Location:  Oakman, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 4739(SD70MAC)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
Pusher Duty
Title:  Pusher Duty
Description:  The area south of Dalton is realatively flat (the zoom exagerates the hills a bit), but this pusher sounded like it was reving up to full throttle as it passed by on the end of the PWC special.
Photo Date:  3/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/23/2006 12:04:53 AM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9879(SD70MAC)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Summertime Shimmers
Title:  Summertime Shimmers
Description:  This photo is not quite as dangerous as it seems at first glance. Normally, I avoid being on the railroad tracks like the plague, especially when a moving train is nearby. But this was actually the pusher end of a freight that was moving away. I had to walk through the grade-crossing to get back to my car anyway, so I decided to get the quick shot. This photo also illustrates why long range photography in Georgia in the middle of summers is a crap-shoot. Time: 13:10
Photo Date:  7/22/2006  Upload Date: 7/22/2006 11:10:15 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9879(SD70MAC)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
The Juicy Fruit Express
Title:  The Juicy Fruit Express
Description:  A consist of Tropicana boxcars rounds the Etowah Turn.
Photo Date:  7/1/2006  Upload Date: 7/3/2006 8:29:18 AM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8857(SD40-2) CSX 8208(SD40-2)
Views:  396   Comments: 3
Juicy Fruit Express
Title:  Juicy Fruit Express
Description:  Two SD40's on the point
Photo Date:  7/1/2006  Upload Date: 7/3/2006 8:30:04 AM
Location:  Cartersville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8857(SD40-2) CSX 8208(SD40-2)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
Lightning Strikes
Title:  Lightning Strikes
Description:  A CSX stack train outruns a violent thunderstorm approaching Calhoun.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2006 3:26:18 PM
Location:  Calhoun, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 5007(AC60CW) CSX 4824(SD70MAC)
Views:  339   Comments: 2
8377
Title:  8377
Description:  A southbound stack train rolls through the crossing just noth of Davis siding. Time: 20:50
Photo Date:  3/16/2006  Upload Date: 6/27/2006 3:06:50 PM
Location:  Hill City, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8377(C40-8W)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
New cars for everyone!
Title:  New cars for everyone!
Description:  Almost like clockwork, the daily 6:30 auto-rack shows up in Calhoun. While the Etowah Sub handles the bulk of the coal business for CSX in Georgia, the W&A sees a massive amount of new automobile traffic.
Photo Date:  6/8/2006  Upload Date: 6/24/2006 7:08:49 AM
Location:  Calhoun, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7367(C40-8W) CSX 7543(C40-8)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
E. George Street
Title:  E. George Street
Description:  Out for my late evening train hunt, I photographed this loaded auto-rack just north of Adairsville
Photo Date:  6/19/2006  Upload Date: 6/21/2006 1:07:58 AM
Location:  Adairsville, GA
Author:  Jerry Conaway
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7834(C40-8W) CSX 7491(C40-8)
Views:  287   Comments: 0


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