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  • November 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 5,633 views - 5 comments - 7 likes
    by Andy Lester Model photos by the author; prototype photos as noted SOU 9773 is still in its original scheme in this 1985 view. Winston Salem, NC: May 12, 1985. The SOUTHERN HOGSHEAD tobacco car is unique to the Southern Railway. Many ...
  • October 4, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,762 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Larry Puckett photos by the author Moccasin Gap is the site of a small industrial area served by locals from the large yard there. How many times have you heard the story - boy gets American Flyer train set for Christmas and falls ...
  • September 30, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,741 views - 1 comment - 4 likes
    by Larry Puckett Model photos by the author Prototype photos by Chris Howard The finished model shows off the clean, simple lines of the model with the bold white Southern lettering and numerals. The Southern Railway was also known as ...
  • September 19, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,265 views - 1 comment - 5 likes
    by Larry Puckett Photographs by the author unless otherwise indicated The Southern Railway usually doesn't come in very high on many ALCOphile's list of favorite railroads, but ALCO was one of Southern Railways favorite steam locomot...
  • July 25, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,357 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    "PIGGYBACK" COMBINES ROAD WITH RAIL TRANSPORTATION FOR TRULY MODERN MODEL RAILROADING   Once the purest of "enemies" of rail transportation; the trucking industry is now one of the biggest dollar earners for full-size railroads. ...
  • June 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,534 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by George Melvin SOU SD24 2512 heads up a quartet of three-year-old SD24s being serviced at Youngtown Yard in Louisville, KY, on March 10, 1963. Louisville was another north end destination for the SOU SD24 fleet during its prime. Note the addition...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,424 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    CP Rail 5040-2 No. 5726 waits at KW Tower for clearance before 1 B&O E8 No. 92 pulls up in front of the entering Kinneman Yard. BY LARRY PUCKETT I can't think of a better use for an abandoned railroad station or freighthouse than to...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,448 views - 3 comments - 1 like
    By Bill Buchanan The Salt Lake City Southern Railroad runs day and night now. But come 2000 it'll be strictly a nocturnal business, thanks to the bud­ding passenger service it's helping to build along the right-of-way it leases from the Utah Transi...