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)
Squeezed in between high nose EMD's and seventy six pigs, is a one car, one unit passenger train. Father is teaching son about being a railfan while watching this unusual sight.
The Pelican makes final stop at Bristol after an overnight trip from New York that began on the Penn Central, then ran on a portion of Southern Railway. If this train continued on to New Orleans i... (more)
Train #6 departing Spartanburg. Note the piggybacks on the rear.
Northbound "School Patrol Special" drifts downhill past the station at Magnolia in late afternoon sunlight. Southern Railway protected all special moves, such as this one run for school patrol gau... (more)
The IC afternoon intercity fleet afternoon departures included the JWRiley 4P, Panama Limited 4:30P (all sleeping cars & seen here), Seminole 4:45P, Land O' Corn 5P, & The Hawkeye 7P. Here's a vi... (more)
4:30pm on a late summer afternoon in the Windy City c. '65...the Beatles & Rolling Stones latest hits crackle over the WLS-AM airwaves...and the IC's Panama Limited, with sleeping cars only, depar... (more)
One-car train, #7, arrives at Lynchburg's Kemper St. station. THis was something Southern had to run after Amtrak's creation in 1971. SR did not join initially
Cross platform connections between N&W 17 (left) and 3. Amtrak isn't far off, and these trains will both be gone. (Photo note: no tripod? Baggage carts can come in handy!)
SB Southwind coming off the A Line to the S Line
SB Champion departing for St Peteersburg, FL.
Southern Piedmont with pigs and racks on the rear at Salisbury Depot
In fresh blue paint, N&W Pullman McDowell County is lined up to go east on the rear of the "Pocahontas" later in the evening.