This is a very marginal shot (taken with a Kodak Brownie), but the content is interesting. This is Southern's Appalachia District section of the COMAR (Coordinated Motor and Rail), running westbou... (more)
The clang of a locomotive bell alerted me that something was on the other side of this L&N Norton-Loyall Turn as it accelerated out of town on a March '65 morning. The instant the caboose passed, ... (more)
Southern was fond of shuttling all types of road freight units from the Carolinas down to Pegram Shop in Atlanta for inspections or running repairs. The best way to get them there was to stack the... (more)
The Interstate Railroad's last RS-3s have been dispatched to Georgia by the Southern, and one of the replacements is shown idling in the "pit" at Andover just a couple of weeks after the... (more)
Southern painted NS SD40 No. 3170 leads E14, relief for P94, south through Thomasville, NC on a comfortable April night. This was such a treat to see on the high iron of the Piedmont in 2016.
CNO&TP 6327 departs Milwaukee on Milwaukee Road's C&M Division with three leased Southern(CNO&TP)(Rathole) SD24's. Of all the leased loco's we had back then on the Milwaukee the SD24's from the S... (more)
Southern Railway GP39X #4602 and two more GP39Xs lead a southbound through Crescent Springs, KY.
Southern Railway MP15DCs #2426 and #2382 pass through Ludlow, KY on their way back to Gest St yard in Cincinnati, OH after pushing a southbound up Erlanger Hill.
Southern Railway SD40-2 #3261 leads a southbound manifest through Florence, KY.
Southern Railway SD35 #3049 leads a southbound manifest through Richwood, KY.
Southern Railway SD35 #219 leads a southbound manifest through Florence, KY.
Southern Railway SD40-2 #3284, missing the herald from the high short hood, leads a southbound manifest through Erlanger, KY.
National Train Day
P90 negotiates the sweeping curve on the north side of Westminster, SC with a classic paint scheme for these parts, #3170 on home rails again.
Freshly painted Southern Railway GP30 #2548 awaits its next switching assignment in Erlanger, KY.