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By:Dale Burns
Dates:1/28/2008 - 1/28/2008
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Birmingham Southern's 34th Street Yard
Title:  Birmingham Southern's 34th Street Yard
Description:  This is a view of Birmingham Southern's 34th St. Yard taken from 36th Street Bridge. In the background you can see whats left of the Ensley Works.
Photo Date:  3/16/1997  Upload Date: 9/30/2007 7:36:09 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Locomotives:  BS 225(SW1001) BS 224(SW1001)
Views:  1104   Comments: 3
Heavy Lifter
Title:  Heavy Lifter
Description:  This crane was seen inside E. Norris Yard in Irondale, AL in 1998. The engine facility is the building you see on the left.
Photo Date:  3/4/1998  Upload Date: 2/14/2012 10:54:42 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
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Views:  332   Comments: 1
Alabama & Tennessee Rivers Railroad
Title:  Alabama & Tennessee Rivers Railroad
Description:  This string of 6 engines just about represents the full motive power of the ATN as it sits patiently in B'ham.
Photo Date:  3/16/2000  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 9:46:43 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LTEX 5387(SD40T-2) LTEX 7444(SD45R)
Views:  1102   Comments: 0
Passing Trains
Title:  Passing Trains
Description:  A NS train with the former Conrail 3400 overtakes a waiting train adjacent to the Red Mountain Expressway.
Photo Date:  3/16/2000  Upload Date: 9/13/2005 8:44:08 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3440(SD40-2)
Views:  450   Comments: 0
RB&BB Train
Title:  RB&BB Train
Description:  This shows the former 32nd Street Yard in Birmingham with the RB&BB train staged there. Sloss Furnace is on the far left. Notice the digital dishes hanging on for dear life on some of the cars.
Photo Date:  3/16/2000  Upload Date: 9/25/2007 6:27:07 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  475   Comments: 0
NS 3289
Title:  NS 3289
Description:  The NS 3289 seen at Finley Yard along side the ACIPCO plant in Birmingham, AL.
Photo Date:  8/5/2002  Upload Date: 12/13/2010 9:57:24 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3289(SD40-2)
Views:  345   Comments: 2
End of the line for the CofGa.
Title:  End of the line for the CofGa.
Description:  The Central of Georgia line from Columbus, GA ends here at Central (Leeds) AL. The CofGa line is to the left as it meets the SOU line from Atlanta
Photo Date:  9/18/2004  Upload Date: 10/11/2005 8:25:34 PM
Location:  Leeds, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
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Views:  441   Comments: 0
A Rare Visitor
Title:  A Rare Visitor
Description:  On the day of the replacement of the last remaining wooden section of the NS P-Line trestle over US Hwy. 78 in Leeds, AL, this remote control motor shows up on on spur going into the Lehigh Cement facility. I had not seen this one before nor have I seen it since.
Photo Date:  12/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/21/2010 9:21:18 AM
Location:  Leeds, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
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Views:  412   Comments: 2
Amtrak 19 Rolls Into Birmimgham
Title:  Amtrak 19 Rolls Into Birmimgham
Description:  In the background you can see Sloss Furnace as Amtrak 19 prepares to stop at the station on it's way to New Orleans.
Photo Date:  3/3/2005  Upload Date: 9/13/2005 8:27:35 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 6(P42DC)
Views:  465   Comments: 0
Heading South Out of Boyles
Title:  Heading South Out of Boyles
Description:  A CSX Coal Train, the Historic National Landmark Sloss Furnace, the famous Birmingham landmark Vulcan atop Red Mountain, what else could you want??
Photo Date:  3/3/2005  Upload Date: 3/14/2006 8:37:11 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
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Views:  261   Comments: 0
NS 8937
Title:  NS 8937
Description:  This NS train is passing by 2nd Ave. at the former location of Terminal Station.
Photo Date:  3/3/2005  Upload Date: 9/13/2005 8:38:41 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8937(C40-9W)
Views:  321   Comments: 0
ABC Coke Switcher
Title:  ABC Coke Switcher
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 4/22/2005 9:39:03 AM
Location:  Tarrant City, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ABCX 1000(SW1001)
Views:  987   Comments: 5
ACIPCO Switcher
Title:  ACIPCO Switcher
Description:  A former Belt Railway of Chicago switcher works the American Cast Iron & Pipe Company tracks. Notice the number boards show the original 536 number, but this switcher has been re-numbered the 108.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 4/22/2005 9:45:01 AM
Location:  Thomas, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BRC 536(MP15DC)
Views:  1002   Comments: 2
Alabama & Tennessee Rivers Railroad train tied down along 1st Ave.
Title:  Alabama & Tennessee Rivers Railroad train tied down along 1st Ave.
Description:  Alabama & Tennessee Rivers Railroad train sitting broadside of 1st Ave. on the L&N's Birmingham Mineral RR.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 9:03:21 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LTEX 5387(SD40T-2)
Views:  818   Comments: 3
NS 199 with the BNSF 4197 pull across the newly rebuilt Leeds Trestle.
Title:  NS 199 with the BNSF 4197 pull across the newly rebuilt Leeds Trestle.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:06:12 AM
Location:  Leeds, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4197(C44-9W)
Views:  545   Comments: 2
BNSF 4268
Title:  BNSF 4268
Description:  The BNSF 4268 and 2137 switching Doc's Transfer in the Thomas area of Birmingham.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/18/2005 1:25:09 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4268(B23-7) BNSF 2137(GP38AC)
Views:  510   Comments: 0
BS EMD SD9
Title:  BS EMD SD9
Description:  A string of SD9's are ready to pull a load of taconite pellets from Birmingport back to BS's 34th Street Yard.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/18/2005 1:08:50 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BS 650(SD9)
Views:  1379   Comments: 2
JEFW 53
Title:  JEFW 53
Description:  This shot is on the West side of Sloss Industries in N. Birmingham.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/18/2005 1:48:46 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  JEFW 53(SW1500)
Views:  505   Comments: 0
KCS 6603 at the lead of a train in NS's E. Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
Title:  KCS 6603 at the lead of a train in NS's E. Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 9:12:39 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 6603(SD40-3)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
Leeds Trestle
Title:  Leeds Trestle
Description:  A rough panorama of the Leeds Central of Georgia trestle before its replacement with a new concrete and steel trestle.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 4/22/2005 9:20:23 AM
Location:  Leeds, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
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Views:  488   Comments: 2
MultiServ Swith Engine
Title:  MultiServ Swith Engine
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:03:31 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
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Views:  510   Comments: 2
Leeds Trestle
Title:  Leeds Trestle
Description:  The wooden trestle over the NS Eastern Alabama (Atlanta) Division and US Hwy. 78 has now been replaced with a concrete and steel structure.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/20/2005 9:54:52 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9334(C40-9W)
Views:  928   Comments: 0
NS 9303
Title:  NS 9303
Description:  A Southbound NS train on the AGS line crosses under the abandoned CSX (ACL) Lineville Sub bridge in Bessemer. The CSX Lineville Sub now joins the S&NA Sub South of here in Parkwood, AL.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/17/2005 1:54:11 PM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8874(C40-9) NS 9303(C40-9W)
Views:  1115   Comments: 3
BS 700
Title:  BS 700
Description:  A Birmingham Southern train negotiates the loop inside the Warrior and Gulf Navigation Company's Birmingport operations.
Photo Date:  3/16/2005  Upload Date: 3/18/2005 1:27:27 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BS 700(GP38-2) BS 704(GP38-2)
Views:  852   Comments: 2
NS at 32nd Street
Title:  NS at 32nd Street
Description:  A NS train approaches 32nd Street.
Photo Date:  5/8/2005  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 10:23:57 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2963(GP39V) FURX 2268(GP38M-2) NS 8376(C40-8W)
Views:  660   Comments: 0
Coosa Mtn. Tunnel
Title:  Coosa Mtn. Tunnel
Description:  The East portal of the Coosa Mountain Tunnel (the long tunnel) on the NS (CofGa) Columbus-Birmingham main.
Photo Date:  9/30/2005  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 5:43:53 AM
Location:  Leeds, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
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Views:  952   Comments: 0
Fast NS Freight
Title:  Fast NS Freight
Description:  This fast moving unknown NS train was shot heading North on the AGS main through Trussville, AL with a 30+ year old high hood at the lead!!
Photo Date:  10/29/2005  Upload Date: 11/4/2005 9:20:56 PM
Location:  Trussville, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7017(GP50) UP 4269(SD70M) CEFX 2815(SD40-2) NS 3352(SD40-2)
Views:  748   Comments: 1
FEMA Train
Title:  FEMA Train
Description:  This NS FEMA was seen awaiting a clear up in front of it at 32nd Street crossing.
Photo Date:  11/8/2005  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 9:39:55 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6130(SD40-2) NS 7020(GP50)
Views:  593   Comments: 0
CSX 2518
Title:  CSX 2518
Description:  This CSXT Train was shot behind the Supreme Beverage Co. East of the old Terminal Station area.
Photo Date:  11/8/2005  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 9:43:53 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 2518(GP38-2)
Views:  412   Comments: 1
NS Exhibit Car
Title:  NS Exhibit Car
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2005  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 10:28:43 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2582(SD70M) NS 8699(C40-8)
Views:  666   Comments: 0
UP 4619
Title:  UP 4619
Description:  This train is on the CSX line heading North into Boyles Yard. Seen here in downtown Birmigham.
Photo Date:  11/8/2005  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 10:33:37 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4619(SD70M) NS 8786(C40-9)
Views:  406   Comments: 1
KCS 4715
Title:  KCS 4715
Description:  This train stopped at Woodlawn Junction.
Photo Date:  11/8/2005  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 10:38:55 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  KCS 4715(GP40-2LW)
Views:  400   Comments: 1
Working At 32nd Street
Title:  Working At 32nd Street
Description:  The NS 2338 SW1500 sub-lettered for the CNOTP hauls a string of cars past the 27th St. Interlock and heads toward 32nd street in Birmingham, AL.
Photo Date:  11/8/2005  Upload Date: 8/9/2007 7:46:06 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2338(SW1500)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
NS 2383
Title:  NS 2383
Description:  Seen for the second time this day, the NS 2383 sits at Woodlawn Junction awaiting movement onto the AGS.
Photo Date:  11/8/2005  Upload Date: 11/8/2005 10:36:21 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2383(MP15DC)
Views:  463   Comments: 1
Unbelievable Power
Title:  Unbelievable Power
Description:  Seen at 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL, this unbelievably varied powered train craws out of downtown towards Irondale, AL.
Photo Date:  6/29/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2010 1:37:05 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9514(C40-9W) TFM 1406(SD40-2) NREX 8543(B39-8E) NREX 8528(B39-8E) NS 8730(C40-8) TFM 1313(SD40)
Views:  573   Comments: 0
BNSF 1717 At The FRISCO Yard
Title:  BNSF 1717 At The FRISCO Yard
Description:  This fine looking SD9 was is rare form, although sitting quietly, at the BNSF (FRISC) Yard in Birmingham, Alabama.
Photo Date:  8/6/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 10:22:52 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1717(SD9)
Views:  426   Comments: 2
Flying Down The West End
Title:  Flying Down The West End
Description:  Amtrak 19, The Crecent, hurdles fast South through the West end of Birmingham, AL, where two downtown banking giants buildings are seen in the background. Regions Bank and Wells Fargo. The latter is the Alabama originals building, SouthTrust Bank, that was bought out by Wells Fargo.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 4/15/2012 5:24:53 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 5(P42DC)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
Norris Yard Switchers
Title:  Norris Yard Switchers
Description:  This trio of power was seen in Irondale, AL inside the NS E. Norris Yard.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 6:35:21 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2397(MP15DC) NS 956(RP-E4U) NS 2395(MP15DC)
Views:  625   Comments: 1
A Trio Switch Thomas Yard
Title:  A Trio Switch Thomas Yard
Description:  This set of power was seen switching Thomas Yard as seen from the Hwy. 78 Bridge.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 8:35:38 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 2205(GP38u) BNSF 1365(GP7u)
Views:  453   Comments: 0
Herzog Waiting
Title:  Herzog Waiting
Description:  Actually, not in Birmingham, but in Westover East of B'ham on Hwy. 280. This train was waiting to be fueled up by a tanker truck waiting outside of this shot.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 8:45:22 PM
Location:  Westover, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 742(ES44AC-H)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
New Signals
Title:  New Signals
Description:  These new, yet to be in service, signals are set along the new double track in Irondale, AL.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 6:38:23 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  216   Comments: 0
Newly Painted Platform
Title:  Newly Painted Platform
Description:  It's nice to see this SOU Flat Car newly repainted by the City of Irondale. It's been needing it for a very long time. The adjacent caboose was also repainted.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 6:40:25 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  276   Comments: 0
Irondale Viewing Platform
Title:  Irondale Viewing Platform
Description:  A view of the South side of the viewing platform just outside E. Norris Yard in Irondale, AL. This view is shot from the SOU Flat Car across the tracks from the platform.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 6:42:38 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  256   Comments: 0
Norris Yard Signals
Title:  Norris Yard Signals
Description:  The signal stand is seen in Irondale, AL just outside the entrance to E. Norris Yard.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/29/2008 7:16:46 AM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  248   Comments: 0
 Waiting At Woodlawn Jct.
Title:  Waiting At Woodlawn Jct.
Description:  This train was seen waiting to go South at Woodlawn Jct.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 6:45:58 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9220(C40-9W)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
32nd Street Switching
Title:  32nd Street Switching
Description:  This crew was seen riding the rear of a train switching at 32nd Street in Birmingham, AL.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 7:00:24 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  295   Comments: 0
Circus Train
Title:  Circus Train
Description:  The RBBB Train waits at the Terminal Station area to head East on the SOU Main.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/28/2008 7:03:09 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  237   Comments: 0
BNSF Autorack Train
Title:  BNSF Autorack Train
Description:  This Autorack train seems like it's just about ready to depart Thomas Yard. As seen from the Hwy. 78 bridge in Birmingham, AL.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 1/29/2008 7:06:31 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  228   Comments: 1
Approaching 27th Street Interlock
Title:  Approaching 27th Street Interlock
Description:  Two CSX trains prepare to meet under the US Hwy. 280 (Red Mountain Expressway) bridge at the 27th St. Interlock in Birmingham, AL.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 6/22/2011 8:38:19 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
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Views:  191   Comments: 0
South End of Boyles Yard
Title:  South End of Boyles Yard
Description:  At what's know as Mary Lee, the HLCX 7174 comes out of the south end of the CSX Boyles Yard in Birmingham, AL.
Photo Date:  1/28/2008  Upload Date: 12/13/2010 10:09:25 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 7174(SD40-2)
Views:  288   Comments: 2


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