Southern Railway’s train 6, the northbound Piedmont, prepares to depart Charlotte, North Carolina, on a gloomy July 3, 1976. A pair of FP7s, SOU 6146 and 6143, were easily able to handle t... (more)
Southern's Amtrak-era "Piedmont" slows for its Charlottesville stop on a rainy winter day.
On a bleak January day in 1975, Southern's southbound No. 7, the "Lynchburg Special," makes a station stop at Monroe, VA with FP7 No. 6146. At this time, No. 7 was normally a mixed train between ... (more)
Eastbound train 220 at Greensboro, NC in February 1970 behind five Southern F units.
Eastbound Piedmont arriving at Greensboro, May 1972
Cresting the grade with mail and express train
Birmingham-New York train 18, the overnight “Birmingham Special,” waits for its 7 AM departure on a summer morning in 1969 at the Bristol passenger station. This head-end heavy train managed to ha... (more)
Rainy departure from C-Ville