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7/25/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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CSX 3251
Title:  CSX 3251
Description:  The first Tier 4 GE unit delivered to CSX is about to depart the CSX yard in Spartanburg. See the August 2015 issue of Trains Magazine.
Photo Date:  9/23/2015  Upload Date: 9/23/2015 1:23:54 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  CSX 3251(ET44AH)
Views:  1438   Comments: 1
Home is Where the Heart Is
Title:  Home is Where the Heart Is
Description:  Lots of shots taken here, at home, but this one seems special.
Photo Date:  9/15/2015  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 9:52:07 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 7001(SD60E) NS 2729(SD70M-2) NS 9794(C44-9W)
Views:  103   Comments: 1
BNSF Swoosh
Title:  BNSF Swoosh
Description:  Nice roster shot of a BNSF ES44AC.
Photo Date:  9/23/2005  Upload Date: 9/26/2005 8:02:10 PM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5785(ES44AC)
Views:  651   Comments: 1
The A & S Man
Title:  The A & S Man
Description:  Southern employess called the daily train to Asheville the "A & S Man". Here it is seen on the way to Asheville via the Saluda Grade. Dad's car collection is also featured.
Photo Date:  11/15/1981  Upload Date: 11/8/2013 9:41:55 AM
Location:  Sigsbee, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 3170(SD40)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
Never Thought
Title:  Never Thought
Description:  I had no idea when I took this photo, how special it would be or how many memories it would eventually evoke. I spent a lot of time on that Ford tractor working with my dad. Many times pulling those old cars around the pasture.
Photo Date:  6/26/1982  Upload Date: 11/8/2013 9:42:19 AM
Location:  Sigsbee, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 3201(SD40-2)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
Lone Star Train
Title:  Lone Star Train
Description:  With the Lone Star Beer building in the background, a MKT manifest train approaches Tower 55
Photo Date:  5/16/1986  Upload Date: 11/8/2013 9:26:19 AM
Location:  Fort Worth (Tower 55), TX
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  MKT 186(GP40)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Strapped
Title:  Strapped
Description:  Another shot of a Southern trailer being loaded onto a piggyback car.
Photo Date:  1/1/1980  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 10:07:06 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Views:  223   Comments: 0
SOU 2797
Title:  SOU 2797
Description:  A Southern GP38 operates just outside Hayne Yd in Spartanburg
Photo Date:  1/1/1980  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 10:02:33 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 2797(GP38)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
Piggyback Switcher
Title:  Piggyback Switcher
Description:  With Hayne Yard Tower in the background, a Southern GP38 switches piggyback cars at the no longer existing piggyback terminal in Spartanburg.
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:53:41 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 2797(GP38)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
Southern Piggyback
Title:  Southern Piggyback
Description:  A Southern Railway trailer is loaded onto a piggyback car at the old piggyback facility in Spartanburg, SC. That facility is long gone.
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:51:57 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  156   Comments: 1
No Idea
Title:  No Idea
Description:  I have absolutely no idea how I managed this....Hayne Yd. in the early '80's
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:52:32 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 6513(SD60) NS 6559(SD60) NS 6596(SD60)
Views:  256   Comments: 1
Home Shot
Title:  Home Shot
Description:  One of the mid-train helpers passes behind the home where I was raised.
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:53:01 PM
Location:  Sigsbee, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 3170(SD40)
Views:  385   Comments: 0
U-Boad Nose
Title:  U-Boad Nose
Description:  Nose shot of SOU 4014
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:54:13 PM
Location:  Greenville, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 4014(B23-7)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Rathole U-Boat
Title:  Rathole U-Boat
Description:  Southern U-Boat in the yard in Greenville, SC. Love the CNO&TP markings.
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:54:51 PM
Location:  Greenville, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 4014(B23-7)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
More SOU 5127
Title:  More SOU 5127
Description:  Another shot of SOU 5127 at Magnolia in Spartanburg
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:51:19 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 5127(GP38-2)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
SOU 5127  Looking Ahead  Looking South
Title:  SOU 5127 Looking Ahead Looking South
Description:  A Southern GP38-2 sits on the old siding track that once ran behind the Amtrak station in Sptbg. Now, both, Southern, and the siding are gone.
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:26:53 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 5127(GP38-2)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
Steam Release
Title:  Steam Release
Description:  NW 611 lets off steam in Greenville, SC
Photo Date:  10/27/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:25:50 PM
Location:  Greenville, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
Namesake Locomotive
Title:  Namesake Locomotive
Description:  I use SOU3301 in my email addresses and Twitter accounts. Here's the real deal in Hayne Yard in the middle of the Belmont unit coal train.
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:24:52 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 3301(SD40-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Leaving Melrose
Title:  Leaving Melrose
Description:  A Southern manifest train takes the first cut of cars up the Saluda grade.
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:25:16 PM
Location:  Melrose, NC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Views:  145   Comments: 0
Switching Seneca
Title:  Switching Seneca
Description:  A Southern Manifest train pauses in Seneca, SC to pick up and set off cars
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:13:13 PM
Location:  Seneca, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 3285(SD40-2)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Icy SR Crossbuck
Title:  Icy SR Crossbuck
Description:  Ice hangs from the crossbuck as a Southern manifest train passes a snow covered scene in Sptbg
Photo Date:  1/1/1982  Upload Date: 11/6/2013 2:11:31 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 5166(GP38-2) SOU 7092(GP50) SOU 3271(SD40-2)
Views:  322   Comments: 0
Piedmont Division Local
Title:  Piedmont Division Local
Description:  A local freight passes under the signal bridge in Arcadia, SC.
Photo Date:  2/1/1991  Upload Date: 11/1/2013 4:48:37 PM
Location:  Arcadia, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 3428(SD40-2) NS 3441(SD40-2)
Views:  202   Comments: 3
Two Aces
Title:  Two Aces
Description:  Two nice looking NS SD70Ace's battle upgrade around Horseshoe Curve
Photo Date:  10/5/2013  Upload Date: 10/31/2013 9:27:04 AM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 1005(SD70ACe) NS 1041(SD70ACe)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Another Perfect Consist
Title:  Another Perfect Consist
Description:  Norfolk Southern's Big Three...All my favorites in one place....I'll take it.
Photo Date:  9/30/2013  Upload Date: 10/30/2013 1:31:02 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (HORSESHOE CURVE), PA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 1044(SD70ACe) NS 7602(ES40DC) NS 2666(SD70M-2)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
Museum Train
Title:  Museum Train
Description:  A NS intermodal train rolls under the pedestrian bridge and past the rolling stock on display at the Railroader's Memorial Museum
Photo Date:  9/30/2013  Upload Date: 10/30/2013 1:29:47 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 8361(C40-8W) NS 6943(SD60E)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
Fueling....
Title:  Fueling....
Description:  A clamshell loads the tender for SR 2716 in Toccoa, GA...April, 1982
Photo Date:  4/1/1982  Upload Date: 9/17/2005 11:54:38 PM
Location:  Toccoa, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 2716(2-8-4)
Views:  858   Comments: 0
The Best Friend
Title:  The Best Friend
Description:  A SR replica of "The Best Friend" gives rides in Tryon..Note the dress of the train crew!
Photo Date:  4/1/1981  Upload Date: 8/28/2005 11:18:35 PM
Location:  Tryon, NC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives: 
Views:  366   Comments: 2
SR and SCL
Title:  SR and SCL
Description:  Back in the day....no further description needed
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/8/2006 12:01:47 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  SOU 2601(GP30)
Views:  323   Comments: 0
BNSF Power in Dalton
Title:  BNSF Power in Dalton
Description:  Late model BNSF power leads a coal train under the signal bridge and past the station in Dalton, GA
Photo Date:  7/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/29/2013 2:23:45 PM
Location:  Dalton, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9268(SD70ACe) BNSF 6285(ES44AC)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
Signal Train
Title:  Signal Train
Description:  That's the CSX signal in the foreground, as a NS manifest train eases into Debutts Yard in Chattanooga
Photo Date:  7/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/29/2013 2:13:17 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 3085(GP40-2)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
NS 2744
Title:  NS 2744
Description:  Yes, pretty much just a roster shot, but these units are soooo cool....don't you think?
Photo Date:  7/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/29/2013 2:10:04 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 2744(SD70M-2)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
CSX Rolling
Title:  CSX Rolling
Description:  A CSX intermodal train hauls the mail past DeButts Yard in Chattanooga
Photo Date:  7/10/2013  Upload Date: 9/16/2013 5:15:05 PM
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  CSX 5237(ES44DC)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
A Perfect Consist
Title:  A Perfect Consist
Description:  Three NS heavy hitters....ES40, SD70Ace, SD70M-2....to me, rivals almost any heritage combination. What a consist!
Photo Date:  9/30/2013  Upload Date: 10/29/2013 1:26:47 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7602(ES40DC) NS 1044(SD70ACe) NS 2666(SD70M-2)
Views:  132   Comments: 1
Black Gold and Fall Colors
Title:  Black Gold and Fall Colors
Description:  A NS coal drag passes through Lilly, PA
Photo Date:  10/5/2013  Upload Date: 10/29/2013 9:28:55 AM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9135(C40-9W)
Views:  104   Comments: 2
Past and Present
Title:  Past and Present
Description:  For whatever reason, many railfans have become disdainful of the Horseshoe Curve. No reason for that. It is a wonderful spot and we are lucky to have it, despite its faults.
Photo Date:  9/30/2013  Upload Date: 10/29/2013 1:30:38 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  NS 2559(SD70) NS 8366(C40-8W) PRR 7048(GP9) NS 2637(SD70M)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
Fall Veteran
Title:  Fall Veteran
Description:  The old PRR veteran stands stately among the fall colors of Horseshoe Curve
Photo Date:  9/30/2013  Upload Date: 10/29/2013 1:28:28 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  PRR 7048(GP9)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Enemy Territory
Title:  Enemy Territory
Description:  Three NS engines are in "enemy territory" as they have entered the CSX yard in Spartanburg to pull out a train of cars.
Photo Date:  9/14/2013  Upload Date: 9/16/2013 5:18:56 PM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3255(SD40-2)
Views:  119   Comments: 2
Nikon At Work
Title:  Nikon At Work
Description:  Hats off to Nikon's VR lens on this one...This guy was really movin'
Photo Date:  5/18/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 11:44:44 PM
Location:  Folkston, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 94(P42DC)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
Amtrak At Speed
Title:  Amtrak At Speed
Description:  With darkness rapidly approaching, Amtrak's northbound AutoTrain speed through Folkston.
Photo Date:  5/18/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 11:40:42 PM
Location:  Folkston, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 94(P42DC) AMTK 182(P42DC) AMTK 158(P42DC)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
NS 7612
Title:  NS 7612
Description:  NS unit 7612 leads a long string of autorack cars uphill into Austell.
Photo Date:  5/23/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 11:48:04 AM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7612(ES40DC)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
Horse Face
Title:  Horse Face
Description:  New NS power leads an autorack up a steep grade into Austell.
Photo Date:  5/23/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 11:48:05 AM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7612(ES40DC)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
Southern Rarity
Title:  Southern Rarity
Description:  In what I'm assuming is the newest KCS paint scheme, a new EMD unit, rather rare in these parts, pulls an intermodal train into Atlanta.
Photo Date:  5/23/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 11:47:54 AM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
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Locomotives:  KCS 4051(SD70ACe)
Views:  160   Comments: 1
Flag Brothers
Title:  Flag Brothers
Description:  With rain falling, two UP flag units lead an autorack train into Atlanta.
Photo Date:  5/23/2008  Upload Date: 5/31/2008 11:47:55 AM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5496(AC45CCTE) UP 3937(SD70M)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
Yeah Buddy!
Title:  Yeah Buddy!
Description:  Cool new Swoosh unit lead a coal train into Austell.
Photo Date:  5/22/2008  Upload Date: 5/30/2008 12:50:14 AM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6050(ES44AC)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
......Trains and Automobiles
Title:  ......Trains and Automobiles
Description:  A NS autorack train rounds the curve into Austell
Photo Date:  5/22/2008  Upload Date: 5/30/2008 12:49:50 AM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9598(C40-9W)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
New Flagger
Title:  New Flagger
Description:  New UP unit sporting my favorite "Building America" theme.
Photo Date:  5/22/2008  Upload Date: 5/30/2008 12:25:46 AM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7644(AC45CCTE)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Duster
Title:  Duster
Description:  A modern CSX unit kicks up dust as it speeds past the lowered crossing gate in Folkston.
Photo Date:  5/20/2008  Upload Date: 5/29/2008 12:40:06 AM
Location:  Folkston, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4840(SD70ACe) CSX 7778(C40-8W)
Views:  279   Comments: 1
Long and Beautiful
Title:  Long and Beautiful
Description:  Amtrak's Autotrain heads north through Folkston. A beautiful train!
Photo Date:  5/19/2008  Upload Date: 5/29/2008 12:38:50 AM
Location:  Folkston, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 182(P42DC)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
The Platform
Title:  The Platform
Description:  A northbound CSX manifest train passes the cool trainwatching platform in Folkston.
Photo Date:  5/20/2008  Upload Date: 5/29/2008 12:34:57 AM
Location:  Folkston, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7391(C40-8W)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
AutoTrain and Platform
Title:  AutoTrain and Platform
Description:  Amtrak's northbound AutoTrain passes the trainwatching platform in Folkston.
Photo Date:  5/19/2008  Upload Date: 5/29/2008 12:34:13 AM
Location:  Folkston, GA
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 41(P42DC)
Views:  197   Comments: 0


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