Southern Railway Steam Feature for October 2013

southern-railway-logoFeatured Southern Railway steam subjects for this October post include various locations in North Carolina and Alabama:

  • Southern Railway # 4056 up Saluda Grade, NC
  • Southern Railway # 5045 & # 5023 at Melrose, NC (Foot of Saluda Grade)
  • Southern Railway # 5045 & # 5023 on Saluda Grade
  • Southern Railway # 5047 pushing # 5045 & # 5023 up Saluda
  • Southern Railway # 6688 at Attalla, AL

Images courtesy of Frank Ardrey Collection except where noted.


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Depot Doings: Burgin, KY / Ooltewah, TN / Attalla, AL / Detroit, MI

Today’s featured Southern Railway depots are Burgin, KY (1980), Ooltewah, TN (1970), Attalla, AL (1978) and Michigan Central station, Detroit, MI (1982).

The Burgin, Ooltewah, and Attalla depots have been razed.  The Michigan Central station in Detroit still exists; its condition is slowly declining due to the elements, and its future is unknown at this time.

Southern Railway Depot – Burgin, KY (Credit: Tom Rock)

Southern Railway Depot – Ooltewah, TN (Credit Unknown)

Southern Railway Depot – Attalla, AL (Credit: Tom Rock)

Michigan Central Station – Detroit, MI (Credit: Tom Rock)


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