A Roger Puta Photograph
The pressure valve on its steam boiler just popped. A Roger Puta Photograph
Built in January 1965 Southern GP35 2713 works a cut of cars in the Lexington Ky. yard.
Headed to the mine at Wentz, on the Stonega Branch, four GP38-2s power an empty train past Interstate milepost number 1. This is the Fourth Mine Run crew of the old Interstate Railroad. The train ... (more)
The empty (westbound) Belmont unit coal train throttles up to climb from Tito to the top of the hill at Oreton, VA, and Southern Railway's Appalachia Division. The white flags and class lamps indi... (more)
This is a very marginal shot (taken with a Kodak Brownie), but the content is interesting. This is Southern's Appalachia District section of the COMAR (Coordinated Motor and Rail), running westbou... (more)
The clang of a locomotive bell alerted me that something was on the other side of this L&N Norton-Loyall Turn as it accelerated out of town on a March '65 morning. The instant the caboose passed, ... (more)
Southern was fond of shuttling all types of road freight units from the Carolinas down to Pegram Shop in Atlanta for inspections or running repairs. The best way to get them there was to stack the... (more)
The Interstate Railroad's last RS-3s have been dispatched to Georgia by the Southern, and one of the replacements is shown idling in the "pit" at Andover just a couple of weeks after the... (more)
Southern Railway GP39X #4602 and two more GP39Xs lead a southbound through Crescent Springs, KY.
Southern Railway MP15DCs #2426 and #2382 pass through Ludlow, KY on their way back to Gest St yard in Cincinnati, OH after pushing a southbound up Erlanger Hill.
Southern Railway SD40-2 #3261 leads a southbound manifest through Florence, KY.
Southern Railway SD35 #219 leads a southbound manifest through Florence, KY.
Southern Railway SD40-2 #3284, missing the herald from the high short hood, leads a southbound manifest through Erlanger, KY.
Freshly painted Southern Railway GP30 #2548 awaits its next switching assignment in Erlanger, KY.