The closest I thought I would ever get to an FTB is this repurposed derelict. Looking at the connections I suspect this might have earlier been a Locotrol receiver car. Arguably the most histori... (more)
As the harbingers of spring timidly peek out from their buds, a light drizzle falls from chilly clouds cloaking the steep ridges south of the former Southern as this westbound local descends the ... (more)
From my collection. Photo by Jim King.
Former Southern Railway GP30, 2601, spends a peaceful night in the Spencer roundhouse.
A spotting features nightmare. Note the 48” fan and GP18 radiator section behind the cab, the paper air filter box and the lace of louvers on the battery box and under the cab.
Southern cabs 447 and 339 bring up the rear end of southbound 111 as they cross over the former L&N junction which would soon be removed.
Southern Railway 4501 blasts through Hobart IN, as it leads an excursion train east on the former Nickel Plate Road Chicago-Fort Wayne line in 1973.
My favorite Fs, configured with roof tanks to allow extra capacity for passenger service.
The last time I saw Southern 1401 was probably in the mid-80s. It's still on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC and looks as good as it did 34 years ... (more)
Commonplace boring at the time.
Leading an all matched GE consist, a real rarity.
Former Alexander Railroad Alco S3 #7 awaits in the Woodfin yard at the Craggy Mountain Line to ride the rails once again. 7 never worked for the Southern but definitely looks good in a tuxedo.
It's almost dusk, but the heat hasn't even begun to think about surrendering its grip on south Georgia. Flying a white extra flag, this train out of Albany is headed for Dawson, Cuthbert, and the... (more)
Southbound SOU train crossing creek near Woods