These Aerial Photos of Railroad Yards Will Take Your Breath Away


These aerial photographs of railway marshalling yards in the U.S. are mesmerizing and scary at the same time, at least as far as the environment is concerned…

Inman Railroad Yard, Atlanta Georgia. Image Credit: Google Maps
Here’s how the entire yard, that is, two yards look. Check it on Google Maps here.
At the Lamberts Point Coal Terminal, Norfolk, Virginia, railcars loaded with coal line up to fill waiting ships. Some 20 million tons of coal – about 2 percent of U.S. production – move through this terminal each year, most of it from Appalachia. Image Credit: Robb Kendrick / National Geographic
Lambert’s Point is the largest coal-landing station in the Northern Hemisphere.

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