Three Southern Railway SD24's with C&O F7A 7068 painted in an experimental Zebra paint scheme. Two F7As 7004 and 7068 with GP7 5761 and GP9 6141 were so painted. Photo from my collection, no photo... (more)
Southern Railway GP30 2551; SR roster 2525-2644. Only Southern and Norfolk & Western ordered GP30s with high short hoods, but unlike N&W, Southern specified the short hood as front.
That dark, wet section of long hood indicates all is not well with 3819. In fact, it has been shut down since near Leeds, leaving the trailing B36-7 and B30-7 to struggle over the hilly former Ce... (more)
A Southern Railway U30B provides visual evidence of its movement as it switches cars in the yard at Monroe, Virginia.
A B23-7 drills the Southern Railway yard in Monroe, Virginia. The grass growing in the yard tracks is a good indicator that this yard’s future is in jeopardy. Today, a single-track main line and o... (more)
Southern Railway wrecker 903018 rests in the yard in Monroe, Virginia. This appears to be a classic Industrial Brownhoist crane that was given a new cab and machinery enclosure by the Southern.
Sailing high above the James River, a northbound Southern Railway piggyback train is stretched along the trestle over the James River in Lynchburg, Virginia. Southern’s GP50’s were the only ones t... (more)
A single SW1500 shares the engine facility with 10-12 B-B road units. The recently-filled turntable pit occupied the area of bare ground just in front of 2590.
SOU train coming of Huey P Long Bridge at East Bridge Jct
EMD touted the GP50 as a do-anything locomotive, but in actual service it seemed more runner than dragger. The model did not live up to the manufacturer's hype and proved unpopular on many roads,... (more)
Four years after the Southern/N&W merger consist like these were on borrowed times as an all Southern team high ball a northbound through Sugar Hill Georgia.
Still wearing its Southern tuxedo GP38-2 5182 waits for its next assignment at Asheville.
Southern 8202 poses with a mini work train as part of a night photo charter at the Southeastern Railway Museum. Since the 8202 wasn't operable, the 1026 was at the other end to provide power & bra... (more)
A trio of GP50s are working Pomona Yard putting their train together.
Southern GP38, 2741, leads a northbound light engine move near Kings Mountain, NC.