A Southern FP7 heads two E7 units on the eastbound BIRMINGHAM SPECIAL just east of Roanoke. It had been ten years since I visited this famous railfan spot.
The Newport News section of the GEORGE WASHINGTON hustles through the Morrison section of Newport News near the final destination.
Northbound Southern Rwy Train #6 meeting #219 at Pomona || August 1972
Classic N&W steam action in Roanoke in this Summer 1954 scene as train #46 rolls through downtown behind J-class #605. Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink.
Subsequent to the July 1, 1967 merger between SAL and ACL, repainting of locomotives for both roads began almost immediately. Initially, Seaboard locomotives received what became known as the "sp... (more)
N&W GP9 #500 leads #18 east of Salem, VA in this winter 1971 scene.
Southern train #5 with piggybacks meeting #154 at Hoskins, NC || Nov. 1972
611 departs Williamson with Train No.15 The Cavalier
N&W Train #11 at Winston-Salem behind a single GP9, April 1960. Bob Drake photo, collection of Tom Sink.
The Everglades. SCL 504, an E6, is the second unit.
The Silver Comet
The Silver Star.
The last run of what was the Seaboard Air Line Sunland.