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Southern Railway (more..)
EMD GP38 (more..)
Eighth Street (more..)
Opelika, Alabama, USA (more..)
February, 1976
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Sou 2780 (more..)
WofA 7 (more..)
David Harris (more..)
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The every-day-but-Sunday Roanoke turn is back in Opelika with a substantial train. The train used a couple miles of the Western Railway of Alabama's main to get to Roanoke Junction, where their own line resumed. If I recall correctly, Southern considered the train in the photo an eastbound, while WofA considered it to be westbound. So, this train was #30 while on Southern, but #7 while on WofA. The opposite pair was 31/8.
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