August 2007 Photographs
Page One
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On our way home from Atlanta, we stopped at Dawsonville, GA to visit the Georgia Motorsports Museum.

Friday, August 3, 2007 - 12:46 PM

Bill Elliot - "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" - drove this 1985 Ford Thunderbird to victory in the Daytona 500, the Winston 500 (Talladega, AL) and the Southern 500 (Darlington, SC), thereby willing the innaugural "Winston Million." He also immediately became known as "Million Dollar Bill."

Friday, August 3, 2007 - 12:46 PM

Click on this pic to see the Engine that Ernie Elliot built for the car used to win the first $1,000,000.00 from Winston Cup sponsor R. J. Reynolds. Driver Bill and engine-builder Ernie had eleven superspeedway victories in 1985.

Friday, August 3, 2007 - 12:46 PM

Tuesday, August 14, 2007
South-bound train 177 rolls by on track 1 with NS and CSX power, while train 124 waits on track 2.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2007 - 10:12 AM

A lot of grain hoppers in this train, many of them bearing SOO reporting marks.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 - 10:12 AM

Compare the number on this grain car with the preceding picture.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 - 10:12 AM

North-bound train 124 is led by BNSF and ex-UP power today.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 - 10:14 AM

Patchy Wisconsin Central box headed for home rails.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2007 - 10:19 AM

A couple days later I found this older Soo covered hopper headed north in Sale Creek.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2007 - 10:29 AM

These guys offered their low opinions of the local railfans.

Friday, Aug 24, 2007 - 3:49 PM

Monday, August 27, 2007
Train 123 led by an ex-Con at South Dayton.

Monday, Aug 27, 2007 - 9:11 AM

Intermodal train 283 has another ex-Con on the point. Lotsa color today. He's hangin' back in the siding, waiting...

Monday, Aug 27, 2007 - 9:51 AM

Train 110 heads north at South Sale Creek.

Monday, Aug 27, 2007 - 10:00 AM

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