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Alabama and Tennessee River train M715 works the industries in Guntersville, AL on an overcast February day.

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An ex-Jefferson Warrior Railroad, now Watco, SW1500 works the plant near Tarrant City on the north east side of Birmingham, AL.

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Sequatchie Valley Railroad owns this ex-Norfolk Southern B23-7. It is shown here resting near the US Gypsum plant in Bridgeport, AL.

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Power from the Sequatchie Valley Railroad rests along the lead in to the US Gypsum in Bridgeport, AL.

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The Huntsville and Madison County Railroad keeps this switcher in reserve, probably as a backup for their main unit. It is usually stored near the corner of Bob Wallace and L&N Dr. on a small siding.

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Freshly painted power from the Tennessee Southern Railroad spends Saturday resting in the Port of Florence, Al. Patriot Rail really has a classy paint scheme.

File Size: 313 KBytes · Downloads: 2603 · Uploaded: September 16,2008

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Another shot of the freshly painted "geep" from the Tennessee Southern Railroad with the large Port of Florence crane as a backdrop.

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

File Size: 281 KBytes · Downloads: 2948 · Uploaded: May 11,2008

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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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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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The Tennessee Southern Railroad operates in to the Port of Florence in Florence, AL. Here a pair of ex-CSX GE units rest between duties. Parts of the port are visible from Chambers and Terrace Streets.

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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 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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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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Here is another shot of the EMD switchers used by International Paper in Courtland, AL. The plant is visible from AL Highway 150.

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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.

File Size: 278 KBytes · Downloads: 2639 · Uploaded: May 11,2008

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The tri-weekly HMCR switcher heads south with three covered hoppers in tow in Huntsville, AL.

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Walking Horse and Eastern FP7, coach and combine car used for excursion operations.

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Here is another shot of the Walking Horse and Easter NW2 #1585. The WHOE uses this loco for freight service.

File Size: 276 KBytes · Downloads: 2301 · Uploaded: May 11,2008

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The Walking Horse and Eastern's NW2 and FP7 are both shown in this shot from Shelbyville, TN.

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The Walking Horse and Eastern owns this FP7 that is used for excursions during the summer. I am not sure of the status of these excursions.

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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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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.

File Size: 274 KBytes · Downloads: 3072 · Uploaded: May 11,2008

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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.

File Size: 228 KBytes · Downloads: 2737 · Uploaded: May 11,2008

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