I had just completed the southbound excursion behind N&W's 1218 to Chattanooga from Lexington Kentucky. Soon the 1218 will be removed for preparation for the northbound run back the next day. Two ... (more)
Back at Peachtree Station again but the leaves have begun to turn as the "Crescent", now with only three units prepares to depart for New Orleans. In the days before Amtrak.
it's a summer of change, new car, new wife and soon a new assignment. Here 4-unit power off the Southbound "Crescent" is coming off and the three replacements are in the distance at Pea... (more)
By the generosity of the Norfolk Southern our club was provided a tour of the then new yard. In a view from the tower we see some power moving cars around in the yard.
Southern Serves the South!! Earlier in the day, NS 786 arrived in to Columbia with it's usual at the time trio of NS ES40DCs leading. But 4th out, was the recently refurbished NS 3170 p... (more)
Southern Railway GP38-2, 5128, shares the Pomona Yard servicing facility with N&W 611. 611 was laying over in Greensboro for an upcoming excursion.
Southern Railway GP30 2549 and GP38-2 5153 are idling at the Charlotte diesel servicing facility on a hot August day. 2549 has somehow lost it's SR nose herald.
Over the years many unusual locomotives have found their way to NYS&W rails. The short-lived era of Susquehanna's control over the bankrupt Delaware & Hudson was one such time period when you nev... (more)
One of Southern's 148 Alco RS-3's nos.2039, with Slug 2472 at Atlanta, GA in October 1970. Slug 2472 built from wrecked SOU 6548 FM H16-44 frame at Atlanta's Pegram Shops in October 1964. Phot... (more)
Prominent in this photo is a once ubiquitous symbol we should have kept, and another.............
The rare locotrol-equipped 4-axle unit leads light power. Photo by Dave Petke. From my collection.
The turn from Raleigh is doing some switching before escaping northward once again. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
Not much info on the slide. Looks like a local getting ready to do some work. Photo by unknown. From my collection.
Back when freight moved on this grade a northbound train is preparing for the climb. Excuse me if I don't show up to see the bicycles. Photo by Leroy Robl. From my collection.
Eastbound coal train preparing to depart.