AlabamaRailfan.com Photo Galleries: The Mobile Area
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This switcher was spotted in the Frascati Shops near McDuffie Coal Terminal near Yeend St. Not sure the status on this unit - the exhaust stacks appear to be sealed off so I assume it is not currently running.

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Here is a roster shot of TASD MP15 801 in Mobile, AL.

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The only MP15-AC operated by the TASD drags a cut of cars near downtown Mobile, AL.

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The engine house of The Terminal Railway - Alabama State Docks is shown here near the Alabama State Docks and CSX's Sibert yard in Mobile, AL.

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A pair of TASD MP15s appear to be kept at the McDuffie Island Coal Terminal in Mobile, AL for switching. Here a pair rests before the next work call.

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A single Alabama & Gulf Coast EMD delivers a car to the CSX near the Port of Mobile in Mobile, AL.

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The TASD or Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks runs an operation at the state docks in Mobile, AL. Here is some of their power awaiting the next call to duty.

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A TASD switcher, lettered as the "City of Huntsville" rests between duties near the McDuffie Coal Terminal. Some parts of the terminal are visible from Yeend St in Mobile, AL.

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A TASD switcher, lettered as the "City of Mobile" rests between duties near the McDuffie Coal Terminal.

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A TASD local with a single MP15DC heads back towards their yard in Mobile after working industries across the Industrial Canal.

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Another shot of a TASD local as seen from Paper Mill Road. It was heading back towards their yard in Mobile after working industries across the Industrial Canal.

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An Alabama & Gulf Coast local delivers a cut of cars to the CSX in Mobile, AL.

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A TASD local rolls off the drawbridge over the Industrial Canal and back in to their yard near the Alabama State Docks in Mobile, AL.

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An Alabama & Gulf Coast local heads through the tight curve to return to their yard after delivering interchange cars to CSX/TASD. As seen from Telegraph Rd.

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Another shot of the Alabama & Gulf Coast local as it heads through the tight curve to return to their yard after delivering interchange cars to CSX/TASD. A grain elevator at the state docks is visible in the background.

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A restored GM&O GP35 rests in Frascati Shops near McDuffie Coal Terminal. This unit will soon (as of Sep 2007) be on it's way to the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum. Hopefully, the museum will be able to finish the restoration and get the unit operational!

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A close up shot of a TASD MP15 working a cut of transfer cars near the state docks in Mobile, AL.

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Yet another shot of the Alabama & Gulf Coast local as seen in CSX's Sibert Yard in Mobile, AL.

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The city of Mobile, Alabama put this static display of an ex-Frisco steam engine, 1527, on display in Langan Park. The park parallels the Illinois Central mainline into Mobile.

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While in Mobile, AL, a photo of this pristine GP35 owned by the GM&OHS would be a must for any Gulf, Mobile and Ohio fan!

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Southbound CSX train X605 ties up at Beauregard in Mobile, AL. A road leading in to the Alabama State Docks is visible overhead. As seen from Delchamps Dr.

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A view of the CSX Chickasawbogue swing bridge as seen from Bay Bridge Rd. I only caught the tail end of a northbound CSX coal train but hopefully, I will catch a train on the bridge next time!

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After bringing a Norfolk Southern southbound train in to Mobile, the power cuts off and heads in to the yard. As seen from I-165.

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The switcher used by the Wurzburg Paper Mill is seen from the Bay Bridge Road in Mobile, AL.

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Here is an overview of the Canadian National and Norfolk Southern operations as seen from I-165 in Mobile. Sadly, the CNIC operations are just a shell of what they used to be as seen in this photo from Lee Singletary. The NS yard is on the right.

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