Before it turned dark, the staging for the triple crossing night shoot at the 1983 NRHS convention in Richmond, Virginia was complete. While waiting for the main event, taking a few daylight shots... (more)
There’s no doubt that the highlight of the 1983 NRHS convention was the night photo session at Richmond’s famed triple crossing. Conducted by the late Jim Boyd, the scene featured a Chesapeake & O... (more)
Train 17, the Birmingham Special. A Roger Puta Photograph
An eastbound Southern inspection train with a sleeper and two office cars rolls through Glenita, VA. A mile back, the train passed through Natural Tunnel. (Thanks to Bill Schafer for noting the fi... (more)
An eastbound inspection train passes the recently closed depot at Duffield. Notice the semaphores have already been removed.
FP7s lead the annual Dixie Days fan special from Richmond to Keysville.
Staged for Richmond NRHS Convention
back when Southern ran inspection specials, they liked the F units! these units are still in operation at Georgia's Stone Mountain Park. photo taken by my Dad, Richard Thomason
Southern Ry. office car train returning from the Kentucky Derby crosses the James River near Lynchburg en route to Alexandria, VA.