The SOUTHERN CRESCENT rolls westbound through Norcross on the last lap to Atlanta in an early morning scene. My 1972 Volvo 142 was still new.
The CRESCENT departs Atlanta behind a fresh green E8 and another unit. The Southern was just beginning to paint the passenger units green once again and this was before the Southern Crescent scrip... (more)
Southern E8 #6908 leading a late #1 during the spring of 1971 at Greensboro.
The Southern Crescent rides again. The southbound Southern Crescent poses with her crew at Duluth.
"Board" crackles over the radio. The extraordinarily long, flawless Southern Crescent is OK to go. Two blasts from chime horn makes kids block their ears. Four polished gold and green E units rev ... (more)
The Southern Crescent, Queen of the East and the South. This was America's train just as much as the City of New Orleans, The Super Chief and the Twentieth Century Limited. Also consider the Hiawa... (more)
The southbound Southern Crescent has just left the station in Laurel -- only 140 miles to New Orleans.
The southbound Southern Crescent is just north of Peachtree Station in Atlanta on its daily trip from New York.
Every other day it would continue to New Orleans.
Southern Crescent catches first light of day as it stretches out across Lake Hartwell after making a 6:35 a.m. stop at Clemson
The northbound Southern Crescent probably somewhere in Alabama passing the "beautiful" kudzu.
As the Southern Crescent is seviced at the old Union Station site - Seaboard Coast Line GP40-2 #1646 heads east.
Faithful switcher drops fresh power and cars down to southbound Crescent. Honeywell Pentax H1a
The Sloss Furnance is now a museum representing the old Birmingham steel tradition. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Kodachrome
Honeywell Pentax H1a, Agfachrome