A tiny sliver of the sun is visible in the sky overhead as the solar eclipse begins to recede and daylight returns amidst the afternoon. All is quiet at Melrose as the signal stands dark for the 1... (more)
Crew change at Monroe
The southbound mail finishing its run on the Washington Division on a gloomy January day.
An ex-Interstate mine run with a trio of units in Southern livery pauses beside the old L&N passenger station in Appalachia. The track to the immediate right of the motive power is the ex-L&N's CV... (more)
An ex-Interstate mine run approaches the Kilbourne Avenue crossing in Appalachia with commercial loads.
It's a hazy summer day in southwest Virginia. The silence is broken as four units still in Southern livery approach the Sunset Inn crossing near Big Stone Gap.
A GP35-GP30-GP35 set works in the yard tracks at Westmoreland Coal's Appalachia transloader.
Lots going on in this photo of a Southern Railway train passing the yard office in Greensboro, NC.
This westbound accelerates around the "Horn" track at Alexandria where we spent a weekend of chasing Southern Railway steam a few years ago. On closer inspection one can grab iron see 3 spare air ... (more)
This particular outing began in Atlanta in July and ended in Chattanooga in October, operating on the N&W and RF&P in addition to the Southern. A Roger Puta Photograph
Awaiting an evening call to duty
Lots of differences between then and now, as this Southern Railway manifest heads south out of Potomac Yard.
A trio of Southern GP50s lead by 7075, are crossing S. Elm Street and passing by the old Southern Railway office building.
The Southern Railway did not go to Fayetteville, North Carolina until it absorbed the original Norfolk Southern railway in 1974. Here a GP38 and two GP38-2’s stand near the end of the Fayetteville... (more)