In the 1980’s, the Norfolk Southern overhauled four Southern FP7’s for utility service as part of its steam program. Painted in the Southern’s green passenger scheme, the four-axle passenger unit... (more)
For many decades the Opelika depot - which sat hard against the crossing of the Western Railway of Alabama and the Central of Georgia - had long umbrella sheds that ran adjacent to both mains. The... (more)
A GP9/GP38 duo is about to clump across the Western Railway of Alabama as long-distance local train 45 works Opelika.
Fall colors out in force as the last TVRM double header of 2016 makes its way back to Chattanooga.
With National Train Day in full swing. Switching activities continue on the old Southern Railway Spencer shop grounds. A well timed finger can capture moments that look right out of 1972.
On a cool morning we catch Missionary Ridge Local TVRM 100 as it crosses over the Chickamauga creek heading for Grand Junction for its first run of the day. Restored Southern Rwy GP30 number 2594A... (more)
There’s no doubt that the highlight of the 1983 NRHS convention was the night photo session at Richmond’s famed triple crossing. Conducted by the late Jim Boyd, the scene featured a Chesapeake & O... (more)
Northbound train 222 at Yadkin, NC in the fall of 1971.
Southern Railway U23B 3915 with high short nose at Columbus, Ohio, December 30, 1988.
Though the Semaphore at the Chattanooga & Chickamuaga Railroad depot in Lafayette, Ga doesn't guide trains anymore, it is still an interesting subject to pose Southern steamers with! SOU 630 and 4... (more)
Restored and recently donated Southern Railway SD40 No. 3170 is accompanied by TAG GP38 No. 80 at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum on the night before Railfest 2016.
A fine looking Studebaker pickup takes a pause in Rock Spring, Georgia for the passing of Southern Railway 630 and 4501 on a TVRM excursion train.
Southern painted GP30 #2562 leads 3 other EMDs at Faquay Varina, NC || July 1985
Southern B23-7 3997 leads 3 GP30s at Howell in downtown Atlanta, Oct. 1984.
During its last month of work, NS 3170 is moving a cut of cars around Andrews Yard. Shortly after departing from Columbia, news broke that the 3170 would be headed to Tennessee where it will live... (more)