D&RGW GP40-2 3097 and another EMD depart from Denver Union Station with the ski train for Winter Park. The crowd is on hand for UP 4-8-4 8444 which will follow with an excursion.
Union Pacific FEF-3 4-8-4 8444 backs down to Denver Union Station and the excursion train to Laramie, WY. The previous night's rain had turned to snow much to everyone's delight.
Union Pacific E9 units 960 and 974B sit in Denver after having brought the excursion consist for 4-8-4 8444 down from Cheyenne.
Union Pacific 8444 sits in Denver on a rainy Valentine Day's evening prior to an excursion the following day.
Southern 4501 rolls into Dayton, TN with an excursion on a gorgeous fall day. Dayton is famous as the location of the Scopes trial in 1925 about the teaching of evolution. The railroad is Souther... (more)
N&W GP9 903 leads another Geep and an Alco on a westbound hopper train past the Waverly station as some local kids watch. I was there to see the last eastbound N&W POCAHONTAS behind Nickel Plate 2... (more)
Southern 4501 heads into bright afternoon sun just north of Atlanta. The Southern then and Norfolk Southern now enter double track from single at this point.
Southern 4501 is really rolling through Alto on the excellent Southern main line.
Many locals have turned out to see Southern 4501 roll through Westminster with an excursion for Atlanta. This was a two day, one way ferry move from Winston-Salem, NC through Greenville, SC to Atl... (more)
The SOUTHERN CRESCENT rolls westbound through Norcross on the last lap to Atlanta in an early morning scene. My 1972 Volvo 142 was still new.
A Southern E8 sits among several outside of the Pegram Shops in Atlanta. The unit right behind 6913 is the one shown freshly painted in my photo of April 15, 1972.
Savannah and Atlanta 4-6-2 750 passes beneath the signal bridge at Norcross where the Southern goes from double to single track. The excursion was bound for Gainesville, GA
Savannah and Atlanta 4-6-2 750 departs Atlanta with an excursion for Gainesville, GA
The CRESCENT departs Atlanta behind a fresh green E8 and another unit. The Southern was just beginning to paint the passenger units green once again and this was before the Southern Crescent scrip... (more)
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.