Southern Railway FP7 6147 heads #5 "The Piedmont" at Alexandria, VA in September 1974.
SOU #4 approaching Biltmore Station where it will begin its run from Asheville to Salisbury.
Last northbound Silver Comet pauses at Athens depot. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Agfachrome
One week from Amtrak. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Agfachrome
Crossing the Southern's main line. Unit is ex-C&O; back on home rails.
RDC-4 9080 leads westbound #39 operating between Elkhorn City, KY and Ashland, KY preparing to pick up an empty express car (far left in the background) at Paintsville yard.
Honeywell Pentax H1a
Honeywell Pentax H1a; Ektachrome
Royal Palm departs Atlanta NB. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Ektachrome
Car tonks set to work breaking up the lengthy Peach Queen. Honeywell Pentax H1a
Seminole pulls in for a flag stop. Honeywell Pentax H1a
SR #2, the northbound Southern Crescent, makes its station stop at Alexandria, VA. Unit 6913 went on to be NJ Transit E8A 4334.
Locomotive being uncoupled after arrival; once you could see this scheme every day!
After dropping freight at Alexandria Yard