The "Sliver Star" being readied for its southbound departure on a cool January evening.
A matched A-B-A set of EMD E8 units is stopped at Petersburg with the SILVER STAR late in the afternoon. This was the only time that I saw such a perfect three-unit set on the SCL.
SCL No. 21 (Silver Star) sweeps through Millbrook, NC just north of Raleigh, NC led by an ex-SAL E7A equipped with a hancock air whistle, an ex-ACL/ex-RF&P E8B and 12 cars.
One of the B&O's "Bird" series 16 duplex roomette/4 double bedroom sleepers serving as the 'Budget Room Coach' on the "Silver Star"