Heavy on the pulpwood - as usual, for the time - the turn is about to depart Roanoke and head south.
Ross Rowland's restored 4-8-4 Greenbrier Locomotive is heading the Chessie Safety Express on a round trip between Detroit and Clio, Michigan. Soon after this photo was snapped the train returned ... (more)
When NYC night trains #202 and #207 between Detroit and Mackinaw City were discontinued they were replaced by Budd RDC 3 cars which ran in the daytime. Here we see the morning Bee Liner about to ... (more)
After coming up the main from Little Rock, this intermodal train hangs a right to head for Memphis with UP 7770 bringing up the rear.
For many decades the Opelika depot - which sat hard against the crossing of the Western Railway of Alabama and the Central of Georgia - had long umbrella sheds that ran adjacent to both mains. The... (more)
A GP9/GP38 duo is about to clump across the Western Railway of Alabama as long-distance local train 45 works Opelika.
My most most frequently sighted - and least favorite - locomotive when I started fanning in the early 1970s in east Alabama was the Southern GP38 (or GP38-2). Square, black, run-of-the-mill blah.... (more)