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  • September 19, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,541 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Southern Mikado Number 6623 in freight livery. - J. C. Paschall, Jr., collection. by J. C. Paschall, Jr.    Much attention has been given to the colorful green and gold paint schemes of the Ps-4 locomotives and other steam...
  • July 23, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,037 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Photo: J.C. Paschal, Jr. by J.C. Paschal, Jr.    In the late 1930's and early 1940's, Southern Railway built 5,896 40' 40-Ton double-sheathed single-door box cars in the number series from 10000 to 15895. Car number 10900 ...
  • June 20, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 2,503 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    Above: Ashley, Drew & Northern SW900 No. 907 handles a cut of wood-chip hopper cars on a spur at Crossett, Ark., on Oct. 15, 1981. AD&N owns 100 similar cars, 100-ton types with a capacity of 7000 cubic feet.Right: One of the cars specially de...
  • November 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,898 views - 4 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 - 1,184 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 - 2,511 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 - 1,402 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 - 1,486 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 - 1,003 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 - 2,453 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...