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Passenger Trains of the South Before Amtrak
A colorful and diverse group of railroads operated passenger trains in the South that ranged from speedy limiteds like the Panama Limited and Silver Meteor to regional and branchline services.
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Photo ID: 561671

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad (Frisco)
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: SLSF 2017
Train ID: The Land of Sun
Photo Date: April 15, 1963


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 552838

The train is The George Washington A Roger Puta photograph

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 4016
Train ID: CO 1
Photo Date: April 12, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Nov 02, 2015

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Photo ID: 533750

Seaboard Air Line No. 8, "The Sunland" is working through the now suburban community of Raleigh, NC known as Millbrook. The consist of No. 8 on this day is typical of the era, heavy on the mail a... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard Air Line
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Millbrook, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: SAL 3022
Train ID: SAL No. 8
Photo Date: November, 1966


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By: Wharton Separk

Added: Jun 06, 2015

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Photo ID: 528501

John requests this next series of photos be uploaded as he seeks to thank the entire railpictures.net crew and audience worldwide for eclipsing the 5M page view count on his photos shared thus far... (more)

Railroad: Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC)
Locomotive: EMD E7A
Location: West Palm Beach , Florida, USA
Locomotive #: FEC 1016
Train ID: The City of Miami
Photo Date: June 28, 1960


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Apr 25, 2015

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Photo ID: 521464

Images of palm trees, beach sand, and Florida probably come to mind when you think of Seaboards' Silver Meteor or Silver Star ... not snow. Certainly out of character in this photograph, we find ... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard Air Line
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Millbrook, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: SAL 3045
Train ID: SAL No. 22
Photo Date: March, 1967


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By: Wharton Separk

Added: Mar 03, 2015

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Photo ID: 520433

The engineer of Seaboard Air Line No.8, "The Sunland" has just given 2 crisp blasts of the Hancock air whistle and opened the throttle bringing 4 E7A's to life on the 17 car "name train". No. 8 h... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard Air Line
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: SAL 3017
Train ID: SAL No. 8
Photo Date: October, 1965


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By: Wharton Separk

Added: Feb 24, 2015

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Photo ID: 519888

Seaboard Air Line No. 57, "The Silver Meteor", operating as Passenger Extra 3048 South, is running exactly 12 hours and 30 minutes late due to heavy snow and operational issues between the Northea... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard Air Line
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: SAL 3048
Train ID: SAL No. 57
Photo Date: January 31, 1966


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By: Wharton Separk

Added: Feb 20, 2015

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Photo ID: 519887

Seaboard Air Line No. 22, "The Silver Star", is running about 4 hours late on this March 1965 morning. It's now 11:40am. We are just north of Raleigh, NC and E7A 3018 plus two other E7's are on ... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard Air Line
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: SAL 3018
Train ID: SAL No. 22
Photo Date: April, 1965


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By: Wharton Separk

Added: Feb 20, 2015

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Photo ID: 510753

The Pocahantas

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 504 and 519
Train ID: Pocahantas
Photo Date: June 14, 1970


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Dec 17, 2014

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Photo ID: 480688

Back-to-back E7s #531 and #535 guide the 'South Wind' through the complex trackage at Chicago's Union Station on July 24, 1964. The every-other-day Chicago to Florida 'South Wind' drew power ... (more)

Railroad: Atlantic Coast Line
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: ACL 531
Train ID: #90
Photo Date: July 24, 1964


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: May 08, 2014

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Photo ID: 478642

Central of Georgia passenger train with in the lead E7(A) #807 and E7(A) #804 as just left downtown Atlanta Terminal Station. The station was served by Central of Georgia, Seaboard, Nashville, C... (more)

Railroad: Central of Georgia
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: CofG 807
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 06, 1955


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Apr 21, 2014

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Photo ID: 445146

Back in 1976, urban sprawl had yet to envelope Fairfax Station, VA. It was still a largely rural area populated with dense forest and scenic farms. One would not recognize the location today, no... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Fairfax Station, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 6148
Train ID: No. 6
Photo Date: July 11, 1976


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Jul 29, 2013

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Photo ID: 445141

Southbound Southern No. 5, the "Piedmont," passes through Rockfish, VA in Oct., 1974 with four FP7s. Note the TOFC flats on the rear.

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Rockfish, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 6144
Train ID: No. 5
Photo Date: October, 1974


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Jul 29, 2013

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Photo ID: 444970

On a bleak January day in 1975, Southern's southbound No. 7, the "Lynchburg Special," makes a station stop at Monroe, VA with FP7 No. 6146. At this time, No. 7 was normally a mixed train between ... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Monroe, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 6146
Train ID: No. 7
Photo Date: January 18, 1975


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Jul 28, 2013

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Photo ID: 440754

There is ample power on the front of the PIEDMONT, Southern's secondary train to Washington. This area is all developed now with MARTA running beside and over the NS main.

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: Alco RS-3
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: Sou 2141
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 15, 1972


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Jun 21, 2013

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