Another chase shot is made of the doubleheaded Carolina Special, led by Southern steam engines 722 & 4501, running a Charleston-Savannah excursion via the SCL mainline. The train is about to duc... (more)
The Carolina Special passes over the SCL raceway, enroute to Savannah from Charleston. Powered by doubleheaded steam courtesy of Southern #'s 722 & 4501, fans on the back porch enjoy the ride. Ch... (more)
Doubleheaded with 4501, the Southern 722 powers the southbound leg of the Carolina Special over the SCL approaching Green Pond. The train will turn at Savannah and return to Charleston, site of t... (more)
In one of the few times I ever saw this engine runnng with a clear stack the train is westbound on a beautiful spring day with a great great excursion. These is such a fine class of locomotives a... (more)
Marker-light equipped Southern EMD SW-7 switcher 6859 was assigned the passenger station at Knoxville, Tenn. when this image was snapped on June 28, 1957. The church tower clock says 2:28; the h... (more)
Five-year old Southern GP7 2196 has returned to Knoxville, Tenn. yard after servicing its customers on June 28, 1957. What is right of the nose-mounted bell — a siren?
The photographer was riding the Appalachia Division's East Local as it took siding at Gate City for a meet with train 88, a Yuma Turn. The crew had been called at Andover that morning for 6:30 AM,... (more)
On Christmas Day, 1983, some 30 Southern Railway hood units have filled every available track in the small terminal at Andover, VA. The railroad is locked down for the holiday. It's very, very ear... (more)
I wish I knew the names of these two gents (I'll figure it out with some help from some friends and edit it in later EDIT: The fellow on the left is Carl Blevins, and the old-head engineer on the ... (more)
My favorite Southern Railway six-motor units were the SD24s. They were kind of overshadowed after the newer SD35s and SD45s started arriving, but these were the units that I identify with the "Rat... (more)
A retired SCL/ L&N caboose and the SOU 6901 sit on display at the Southeastern Railway Museum.
Southern 2-8-0 630 highballs through Rockwood, TN
Southern 2-8-0 630 steams across the countryside near Roddy, TN