A big event, of sorts, was this 1965 NRHS special at my then-home town of Appalachia. The train was operated by the Old Smoky Chapter and made a round trip there from Knoxville. Even then, an FP7 ... (more)
Southern Railway 1380 one of the only streamlined 4-6-2's on the Southern pauses at Atlanta Yard
SOU No. 22 operating as Extra SOU 6707 North is on SCL tracks near Millbrook, NC, just north of Raleigh. SOU No. 22 is one of 213 SOU trains detoured over SCL between Raleigh, NC and Richmond, Va... (more)
Southern 630 and its train rumble across the Pacolet River Trestle on a humid Summer morning.
Locomotive Bling: When Southern Railway's Ps-4 Pacific number 1401 was cosmetically restored by a paint crew from a local auto body shop (under an outdoor shed in Alexandria) in 1961--in preparati... (more)
In a rare scene from the early days of color photography, Southern Ps-class Pacific 1244 is shown at the roundhouse at Savannah, Georgia in 1938. The 1910 Baldwin is all spiffed up in green, silve... (more)
Who among us wouldn't like to climb into the left hand seat box behind the fireman of Southern Ps-4 Pacific 1406 on this 1941 afternoon at Washington Union Station's Ivy City Engine Terminal? Perh... (more)
A northbound passes through Seneca.
In a truly classic view taken by the late E. G. Baker, CNO&TP (Southern) train number 3, the southbound Royal Palm, continues its daylight trip from Cincinnati to Jacksonville. Up front today is g... (more)
Southern train #221 heads south through Norris, SC
With a quartet of F3's, Southern's Train 68 has crested the grade at Balsam Gap, N.C. on the Murphy Branch on its way back to Asheville. If the crew is cool, perhaps they are unaware the nose do... (more)
Southern 2815 waits at the Henry Street yard after delivering an interchange cut of cars.
Train #155 blasts through Magnolia and past the Spartanburg passenger station.
Norfolk Southern 3105 leads #154 north past the passenger station.
Southbound train #5 departing Ponoma Yard in Greensboro, NC || Sept 1972