We're north of Roanoke waiting on the inbound 1987 NRHS Convention Special, catching some southbound freight action led by a long-hood forward U23B, still in its Southern Railway Paint scheme.
Northbound freight out of Southern Railways Linwood yard
Southern Railway EMD F7(A) 4203 with 5 units at Birmingham, Alabama. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
A Variant of a Variant
GE’s original B30-7 had a 16-cylinder 3000 horsepower FDL prime mover. After manufacturing 199 of the B30-7’s, GE switched to a 12-cylinder 3000 HP, launchin... (more)
A southbound Southern Railway manifest works past the small yard in Lynchburg, Virginia on a hazy July day.
A southbound Southern Railway Manifest rolls across the trestle over the Big Otter River north of Lynch Station, Virginia.
Four Southern GP38-2’s wheel a northbound freight past the James H Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center complex in Johnson City, Tennessee.
4501 heading to Knoxville
Power at the service facility at Ludlow.
Southern coal train “south” with three SD-35s crosses Hwy. 23 at Moccasin Gap, Va. on July 16, 1966.
Southern 6114 “south” emerges from Natural Tunnel (Va.) on Nov. 23, 1966.
A yard crew out of Andover Yard shoves "Big Red" empties along the ex-Southern's St. Charles branch. The empties are destined to Holton, located on a short spur off the branch near Exete... (more)
GP35 No. 241 and two additional units switch in the yard tracks at Westmoreland Coal's Appalachia transloader. Silverside loads are present in the background. Note that some Silversides were lette... (more)
After loading 75 "yellow balls" at Holton, located off the ex-Southern's St. Charles Branch, the crew has set its cab off on the main line and is shoving the yellow balls in the load tra... (more)
Sou 5000 on display at TVRM`s Railfest.