Commonplace boring at the time.
Southbound SOU train crossing creek near Woods
A successful 1st Annual Founder Day's come to a close, and the crowd has gone home, now its was a perfect time to get a shot of both the Southern Rwy E8A 6914, and Norfolk Southern's SD60E 911 sta... (more)
Southern Crescent, northbound near Hattiesburg.
Wearing it’s old “paper railroad” number but no longer sublettered this veteran sports shiny new paint. No switcher has been assigned to Johnson City for man years now.
Running as Extra 2707, train 167 receives orders from the Statesville agent. The train left the Washington-NOLA main at Mooresville, and is about to head west toward Asheville.
Month approximate. Wearing it’s old Central of Georgia number but the Southern name this was one of only five rostered by C of G in a rather confusing switcher roster.
Imagine my surprise at finding this one one a kind just by chance one day on a visit to the yard. Never figured out the bulge on the side and why the unit sounded like an RS-3 instead of an RS-11... (more)
Back when they still had some reputation a matched of a late model EMDs wheels a northbound mixed merchandise train through the city at a good clip.
As I recall this was coming thru the former C of G Yard. There so many in those days I still marvel that they are gone. The show was over by 1974 though.
Something about the Alco trucks makes these look better. Photo by Tom Sink. I miss him.
As delivered, with a tiny tank and oil bath air filters, I could not find another on the site.
Date approximate. A relic sits in front of the magnificent station awaiting work. The station is now known as California Dreaming.
Originally Central of Georgia, once ubiquitous down in this area. We loved the sound and the smoke as they wheeled locals full of wood products and miscellaneous “stuff” through quaint small town... (more)
Looking very out-of-place, the Southern GP38-2 switches out auto rack cars at Tyner on a brisk winter evening.