Piedmont Limited at Greensboro in May 1978.
The cab of Southern Ps-4 1401 can look convincingly "in service" in certain lighting and compositions.
This is obviously the SR herald on the rear of GP30 2594 in the collection of TVRM. Purists might argue with the shade of green and gold---but there is also a preservation error in the shot, at le... (more)
Sometimes railfans don't get sun - especially when a railroad company runs an OCS, or a museum displays a restored locomotive alongside for a killer photo-op runby. Enroute from Chicago to Atlant... (more)
Southern FP7 6133,GP30 2601 and E8 6900 stand outside the Spencer North Carolina roundhose for a
night photo session held there that year in conjunction
with the Southern Railway Historical Ass... (more)
The final few days of Southern's Piedmont Limited service was called the Thanksgiving Special as it carried college students home for the holidays as seen in the 1978 view at Greensboro wit... (more)
Southern GP35 #2654 slows to pick up a crew member in downtown Greensboro in this 1981 scene. The brick building in the background housed the former Southern Railway Eastern Division offices prior... (more)
A terrible derailment at Winegar, VA on the Clinchfield main in October 1965 resulted in a few days of detours via the Southern and L&N via Appalachia, VA. The first train---northbound overnight h... (more)
Southern GP38 #2804 leads a short local through Spartanburg in December 1987.
Southern U23B 3927 about to depart Greenwood with a short local train.
Southern SD45 #3167 brings a mixed reight off of the famous Saluda grade leaving behind a cloud of brake smoke.
SOU 6149 and three sister F units leading the Piedmont Limited at Greensboro, Feb. 1974.
Southern RS-3 #2028 leads a short freight at Gaffney, SC in May 1969.
Southern GE U33C 3813 leads two other GEs on a freight train in Birmingham, May 1972.
Southern RS-1 #405 (former A&EC) works the yard at Spartanburg, SC.