A lone SD9 flying green flags heads west with a mainline local. This is an unusual shot in that, by 1972, Southern's six SD9s and lone SD7 (all inherited from C of G) were generally in captive ser... (more)
Finally, in action, NS 3170 had a slow return to action after being rebuilt and repainted. In this shot, the unit is finally on the NS Piedmont Division! Pan at 1/10th.
Two battle weary Southern Railway veterans, one wearing a new tuxedo lay over at the Old Yard in Spencer NC. No doubt this isn`t the first time either of these have been to this yard or have met e... (more)
The "real" Southern heritage unit laying over at the former Southern Railway Spencer Yard now referred to as the Old Yard in Spencer NC. No doubt this isn`t the first time this unit has laid over ... (more)
Brand new Southern Railway GP38-2s (Nos. 5122 and 5120) show off their traditional black/white/gold scheme at dusk on the Indiana Harbor Belt at La Grange, IL. The units are fresh out of the EMD ... (more)
End of the line. an aging Southern hopper meets the end of its service by meeting the scrappers torch.
Photographer- Brain J. Cudahy- from the 35 mm original Kodachrome slide.
Southern, well, as Southern as she could be- 2716 roars up the Southern main returning to Alexandria from a Charlottesv... (more)
I kind of envy guys like Greg McDonnell, Steve Patterson, Joe McMillan and Blair Kooistra who were in places where they could continue to photograph EMD F-units well into the '70s (or later). Not ... (more)
A rare treat greeted passengers of the NCTM's Easter Bunny Express trains. Southern E8 #6900 was brought out of the roundhouse for it's first run at the Museum since Streamliners at Spencer 10 mon... (more)
Local job working at Greenville with Southern GP30 2586 || March 1984
With their work complete T25 swings through Mascot TN headed for Sevier Yard.
The first run! NS/Southern 3170 makes a run westbound with a loaded sand train in tow, most of the hoppers still in Southern paint.
The face of ex-C&O 2-8-4 2716 catches the last sunlight as the locomotives pulls fast with an excursion returning from Toccoa to Atlanta.
A southbound intermodal train behind EMD GP50 7019 passes former C&O 2716 which will return to Chattanooga with an excursion.
Former Chesapeake and Ohio K-4 2-8-4 2716 shows off its Southern identity at Emory Gap, TN. The engine has been turned and serviced while awaiting the special's return from Crossville behind FP7s.... (more)