This IS the end of track in Venice,FL. as the Venice Local readies to turn their baby boat on the wye.
There's a summer thunderstorm with driving rain, but the Union Station shed - in spite of hundreds of leaks - offers a dry vantage point to watch an inbound freight from Dothan pass by. In 1973, ... (more)
Pre-SBD/CSX coal train power - A sb coal train is about ready to pull at Bostic, connection point for Clinchfield and SAL/SCL. Up front is SCL SDP35 1962, followed by a pair of SD40s and a U30C, a... (more)
SCL B30-7 is just a year old and leads another GE and an EMD unit on a southbound freight. former C&O 4-8-4 had already passed by with a northbound excursion.
SCL EMD GP40 units 1633, 1655 & 1618 run light at the west end of double track in Tucker. Tucker has been our home since 1976.
SCL GP16 rebuild is eastbound with a local freight.
A crewman flags the Croghan run across Arlington Road (I think) on its return down the branch to Johns Island and the ex-ACL mainline. Once there, they will rejoin the rest of their train - the h... (more)
SCL No. 289 is working out of Raleigh, NC in January 1973 with two GE U36B's, a U25C, and an EMD GP30 doing the honors today.
Southbound SCL train on exACL main Callahan
A trio of SDs - led by an SD45-2 - roar toward the short bridge that carried SCL's ex-SAL Atlanta-Birmingham main over both the SOU and CofG mains at Weems.