Many locals have turned out to see Southern 4501 roll through Westminster with an excursion for Atlanta. This was a two day, one way ferry move from Winston-Salem, NC through Greenville, SC to Atl... (more)
The SOUTHERN CRESCENT rolls westbound through Norcross on the last lap to Atlanta in an early morning scene. My 1972 Volvo 142 was still new.
A Southern E8 sits among several outside of the Pegram Shops in Atlanta. The unit right behind 6913 is the one shown freshly painted in my photo of April 15, 1972.
Savannah and Atlanta 4-6-2 750 passes beneath the signal bridge at Norcross where the Southern goes from double to single track. The excursion was bound for Gainesville, GA
Savannah and Atlanta 4-6-2 750 departs Atlanta with an excursion for Gainesville, GA
The CRESCENT departs Atlanta behind a fresh green E8 and another unit. The Southern was just beginning to paint the passenger units green once again and this was before the Southern Crescent scrip... (more)
There is ample power on the front of the PIEDMONT, Southern's secondary train to Washington. This area is all developed now with MARTA running beside and over the NS main.
The Lehigh Valley heritage unit sits at Bluefield on a Monday morning in between pusher assignments. There's a glimpse of the N&W heritage unit between the GE ES44AC units.
Two Norfolk Southern GE units pull a solid covered hopper train upgrade towards Christiansburg at the Gumwood Lane crossing in Wabun.
Two westbound Norfolk Southern hopper trains snake through Roanoke simultaneously. The lead unit is one of the new GE's numbered in between some of the famous heritage units. I was there for a vis... (more)
The EMPIRE BUILDER sits at Minot on a bitter cold February night. The BN dome coach wears Great northern's Big Sky Blue .
The BN EMPIRE BUILDERS pass in winter just east of Havre, Montana.
The PANAMA LIMITED arrives in Chicago on a snowy February morning.
BN 9900 was the only E unit owned by the SP&S and was numbered 750 with that railroad. It teams up with an FP7 to lead tr. 22, the Portland connection for the EMPIRE BUILDER. I rode the sleeping c... (more)
I rode Southern Pacific's CASCADE to Portland . It is stopped at Eugene, OR.