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.