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Chris Martin's Collection
 
5/22/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Chris Martin
Dates:4/15/2009 - 4/17/2009
Album Info:Images of units that are or soon to be scrapped on the C&G at Columbus, MS. Also some views inside the roundhouse itself with views of the shop and the CAGY 2000 (ex SOU/NS/CAGY 2785) under going repainting in G&W colors to become CAGY 2011.
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ex CNW GP7
Title:  ex CNW GP7
Description:  ex CNW GP7. Scrapped 4/16/2009
Photo Date:  8/14/2004  Upload Date: 8/16/2004 10:12:00 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1000(GP7R)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
CAGY 701
Title:  CAGY 701
Description:  The engine that wolud go on to make me a Southern Railway fan, the CAGY 701. Ex SOU (CNO&TP) 6247. Unfortunately almost 4 1/2 years after this picture was taken, it and the unit behind it were scrapped in April 2009. Luckily though the scrapper allowed me to get the number boards so I have that if nothing else.
Photo Date:  10/9/2004  Upload Date: 10/16/2004 8:25:09 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 701(GP9)
Views:  303   Comments: 0
When The Music's Over
Title:  When The Music's Over
Description:  No more boom boom for this baby.
Photo Date:  12/26/2004  Upload Date: 1/7/2005 7:27:27 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 806(CF7)
Views:  424   Comments: 2
CAGY 618
Title:  CAGY 618
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2005  Upload Date: 8/24/2005 10:37:21 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 618(GP7)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
Picked apart
Title:  Picked apart
Description:  Awaiting the torch. Unfortunately she found it on Tax Day 2009.
Photo Date:  8/14/2005  Upload Date: 8/24/2005 10:47:13 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BN 1586(GP7)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
CAGY 805
Title:  CAGY 805
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/4/2005  Upload Date: 12/6/2005 10:37:20 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
CAGY 806
Title:  CAGY 806
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/4/2005  Upload Date: 12/6/2005 10:36:17 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 806(CF7)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
CAGY 1000
Title:  CAGY 1000
Description:  One of many old units awaiting sale or the torch around the C&G.
Photo Date:  11/27/2008  Upload Date: 11/27/2008 9:05:47 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1000(GP7R)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
MSRC 7004
Title:  MSRC 7004
Description:  One of many units on the C&G awaiting sale or the torch. She would meet the torch on 4/15/09
Photo Date:  11/27/2008  Upload Date: 11/27/2008 8:54:43 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MSRC 7004(CF7) CAGY 7004(CF7) CAGY 1000(GP7R)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
Something missing
Title:  Something missing
Description:  The generator has been pulled from the 608 leaving a lil bit of a draft.
Photo Date:  11/27/2008  Upload Date: 11/27/2008 9:02:17 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 608(GP7)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
CAGY 801
Title:  CAGY 801
Description:  Having suffered a generator failure in 1988 and never having had one replaced, this unit has set inside the roundhouse awaiting one but has recently been sold for scrap. The 8o1 met the torch and was scrapped all in one day on 4/17/2009.
Photo Date:  12/15/2008  Upload Date: 12/15/2008 11:34:34 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 801(CF7)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
Old and Older
Title:  Old and Older
Description:  A 1969 model GP38 sets next to CF7 805. The 805 met the torch on 4/17/2009.
Photo Date:  3/28/2009  Upload Date: 3/29/2009 3:06:29 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7) CAGY 2777(GP38)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
CAGY 608
Title:  CAGY 608
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/28/2009  Upload Date: 3/29/2009 3:10:57 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 608(GP7) CAGY 618(GP7)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
Torched
Title:  Torched
Description:  An old GP7 gets the torch on tax day. Wonder if it was for tax purposes? :p
Photo Date:  4/15/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:07:13 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1586(GP7) BN 1586(GP7)
Views:  447   Comments: 1
CAGY 1586
Title:  CAGY 1586
Description:  Cabside view of 1586 after being torched down to the frame and a little of everything else.
Photo Date:  4/15/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:06:10 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1586(GP7) BN 1586(GP7)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
Getting the whistle grab
Title:  Getting the whistle grab
Description:  My friend who works for the CAGY getting me the two whistle grabs for me out before the last of her is torched away.
Photo Date:  4/15/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:05:31 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1586(GP7) BN 1586(GP7)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
CAGY 1586
Title:  CAGY 1586
Description:  After over a decade of rusting away behind the roundhouse the 1586 meets a sad ending.
Photo Date:  4/15/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:04:51 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1586(GP7) BN 1586(GP7)
Views:  282   Comments: 1
Cut down to the ground
Title:  Cut down to the ground
Description:  A GP and CF 7 are cut down after years of setting idle behind the roundhouse.
Photo Date:  4/15/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 5:21:24 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 1586(GP7) BN 1586(GP7) CAGY 7004(CF7) MSRC 7004(CF7)
Views:  513   Comments: 2
CAGY 2011
Title:  CAGY 2011
Description:  CAGY 2000 under going repainting in the G&W Cookie Box scheme to emerge as CAGY 2012.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:07:43 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 2000(GP38)
Views:  245   Comments: 2
You give me that generator
Title:  You give me that generator
Description:  The oversized vulture hovers in postion wating for workers to remove some last minute items so the generator can be pulled up up and way from the prime mover and from the 805 for the first and last time in possibly over 30 some odd years.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:23:48 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
CAGY 805
Title:  CAGY 805
Description:  The 805 stripped down to the fram and the prime mover of either the CAGY/BN 1586 or CAGY/MSRC 7004 in the foreground.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:25:55 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
Damn vulture
Title:  Damn vulture
Description:  Or lobster claw reaches down to pull the generator from the 805. The 805 didn't give it up easily at first and a little work had to be done before it could be freed.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:26:38 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Bye generator
Title:  Bye generator
Description:  The generator of the 805 is whisked away from the frame to be set aside in a mound of scrap as the head of the 805 looks away.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:27:39 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
Flying generator
Title:  Flying generator
Description:  The generator of the 805 leaves the frame and heads for the scrap pile.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:28:23 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Pretty day for a death
Title:  Pretty day for a death
Description:  The 805 gets cut up on an unpleasant day for her but pleasant day for working outside. It was a somber day for me taking pictures of some of my childhood "friends" being cut up and torched.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:29:55 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 805(CF7)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:11:54 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:12:45 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  102   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:22:24 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  130   Comments: 0
CAGY 2000
Title:  CAGY 2000
Description:  CAGY 2000 under going repainting in the G&W Cookie Box scheme to emerge as CAGY 2012.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:09:55 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 2000(GP38)
Views:  191   Comments: 1
Come on and get some sand
Title:  Come on and get some sand
Description:  Virgil adds some sand to the 2880 as the scrapping of old locomotives goes on and clutters the fore ground.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:32:14 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2880(GP38)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
CAGY 801
Title:  CAGY 801
Description:  Whats left of the C&G 801
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:33:36 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 801(CF7)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
Cutting the competition
Title:  Cutting the competition
Description:  A piece of the 7004's frame is loaded into a truck and hauled away. Kind of ironic.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:34:53 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:36:17 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  94   Comments: 0
Lifting the prime mover
Title:  Lifting the prime mover
Description:  The prime mover of the 801 is lifted from the frame as the 2880 looks on.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:37:20 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2880(GP38) CAGY 801(CF7)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
Start me up & shut me down
Title:  Start me up & shut me down
Description:  The 2880 is started up as the 801 is shut down for good as her prime mover is lifted from her frame and set to the side of that of another.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 7:39:46 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LXVR 2880(GP38) CAGY 801(CF7)
Views:  457   Comments: 0
CAGY 2011
Title:  CAGY 2011
Description:  After months of prep work and waiting for the weather to get right, the 2011 is finally finished in the G&W Halloween Cookie Scheme.
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/11/2009 8:12:31 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 2011(GP38)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
CAGY 806
Title:  CAGY 806
Description:  I don't know that its the 806 but it is certainly a nose off on of the C&G CF7's laying in this piled up heap. The blue & white doors from one of the C&G's ex FEC GP7's can be seen as well.
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/10/2009 2:25:53 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 806(CF7)
Views:  324   Comments: 0
CAGY 614
Title:  CAGY 614
Description:  The center plate door from below the cab of the C&G 614
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/10/2009 3:00:35 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 614(GP7)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
CAGY 608
Title:  CAGY 608
Description:  A slabbed cabside of the 608 lays with the long hood end torched off and tossed in a pile of numerous and unidentifiable locomotive parts from who knows what engines.
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/10/2009 2:45:19 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 608(GP7)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
And Now For Something Completely Different
Title:  And Now For Something Completely Different
Description:  In this picture something could or could not be blue & white. Mr. Blue & White, will you stand up please? Ahh yes. It was the middle one. Sandwiched in the middle of all this parlarba is the hood end of one of the blue & white C&G GP7's.
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/10/2009 2:37:52 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 614(GP7)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
Control stand
Title:  Control stand
Description:  Control stand of what I'm guessing to be one of the exFEC GP7's
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/10/2009 2:31:26 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 618(GP7)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
CAGY 701
Title:  CAGY 701
Description:  The short hood end of the 701 cut off and laying in a pile.
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/10/2009 3:05:26 PM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 701(GP9)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
Cut Off
Title:  Cut Off
Description:  The front nose of the 701 lies in a pile of scrap years after rolling off the LaGrange floor in 1955. In her 40 some odd years of opperation she served the Southern Railway and the C&G well but in the end fate won out.
Photo Date:  5/9/2009  Upload Date: 5/10/2009 3:26:30 AM
Location:  Columbus, MS
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CAGY 701(GP9)
Views:  223   Comments: 0


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