|Saturday, July 9, 2005 - Folkston, Georgia|
|The train-watching platform at Folkston, Georgia...|
|Our first train arrived soon after we did: a pair of big GE's pulling a unit coal train south to Florida.|
|A green signal tells us we have a north-bound train coming on track two.|
|And here he comes...|
|It's not often I see one of these at home. Former Soo Line "ColorMark" covered hopper, now carrying grain for the Illinois, Chicago & Eastern.|
|Hot Intermodal cargo trumps the mixed freight, so UP 9624 hauls her boxes past the 9043|
|Once the intermodal is out of the way, a clear signal is given and the 9043 is once more on her way north. As she is powered up, she gives us the signature GE plume of black smoke...|
|Gaining speed as she crosses Martin Street...|
|Heading north under threatening skies...|
|Another lovely Union Pacific patch job. Notice the star that dots the second "i'... very professional.|
|Q174 is south-bound on track One with UP power lined up elephant-style...|
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