A trio of SD40-2s leads an eastbound freight past the last remnant of the passenger platforms that once ran down the north and west sides of the shared (CofG/SOU/NS and WofA/FL/SBD/CSX) Opelika de... (more)
Southern's long-distance local bumps across the Western with the usual assortment of log flats. In the background is a boxcar still in CofG colors, and the hood of a Southern diesel, one of two t... (more)
It's after dusk as two Southern SD35s roll an eastbound around the big curve at Opelika just before crossing the Western Railway of Alabama mainline.
White flags in place. a work extra clumps across the Western Railway of Alabama mainline at Opelika on a hazy summer day in Alabama nearly 40 years ago. In the background, a Southern caboose with ... (more)
Geeps lead an eastbound across the non-interlocked double crossing with the Western of Alabama in glaring afternoon light typical for these parts. The crossing was automated in the late 1970s, an... (more)
Southern acquired a big batch of SD24s (48) in 1959/60, but they would have short lives, leaving the roster in 1978.