Train # 68 is passing in front of the Stevens cotton mill, near Clemson, SC. Destination is Anderson.
An extra out of Andrews Yard in Columbia works on the line that once ran all the way to Hardeeville and was part of Southern's route to Florida via ACL trackage rights. The line to Augusta is just... (more)
Southern 630 waits for a local to pass before departing Spartanburg.
In a part of Columbia that in 1980 was blanketed with every kind of rail line from mains to one-customer spurs, a GP38-2 works on a bright winter morning. Most mains are still here today, but non-... (more)
A freight out of Andrews Yard curves past the passenger station and under the SCL (SAL) viaduct as it nears Devine Junction with absolutely commonplace power for Southern in the Columbia area 30 y... (more)
SR 5207 leads two more GP38s and a GP35 into Andrews Yard with a train in from Spartanburg.
Southern B23-7 4014 leads a northbound at track speed through Chester, South Carolina
Late in a very hot day, a loaded coal train rolls over a timber trestle between Duffield and Gate City in far western Virginia. A radio control car with helpers is at work far back in the train.
Dieselization came to Southern's Appalachia Division in 1947 when this four-unit F3 set arrived. Nicknamed "Big Sid," the four units had extra ballast installed to improve rail adhesion. This east... (more)
Southern train #67 arrives from Anderson.
Southern #155 grinds up the hill toward Courtenay, going south.
Train #155 with GP-30 2594 approaching the signals at Courtenay.
A Southern Railway SD24 leads an empty coal train north (railroad west) over US 23.
A Southern SD24 rides high on a timber trestle just south of Duffield, Virginia. The trestle transitions to steel as it crosses US Route 23, just a 2-lane at the time. (For a color view and an alt... (more)
The Southern line through Blackville was once part of a Florida route, but in 1977 that traffic has long-since been rerouted via Macon, and the line is down to a single daily pair of trains.