RailPictures.Net Photo: SOU 2516 Southern Railway EMD SD24 at Andover, Virginia by Ron Flanary
 
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» Southern Railway (more..)
» EMD SD24 (more..)
» Andover Engine Terminal (more..)
» Andover, Virginia, USA (more..)
» February, 1968
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» SOU 2516 (more..)
» Unknown
» Ron Flanary (more..)
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My favorite Southern Railway six-motor units were the SD24s. They were kind of overshadowed after the newer SD35s and SD45s started arriving, but these were the units that I identify with the "Rat Hole" in the early '60s. As six-motor power on the Southern increased, they found their way to the Appalachia Division, where they joined their newer EMD cousins in coal train service---particularly unit trains. The 2516 is shown in the "pit" at Andover in 1968. This is how they looked brand new---without a nose herald. I liked 'em.
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