Depot Doings: Delray Beach, FL / Inverness, FL / Kissimmee, FL / Jacksonville, NC

Featured depots this month are of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad in Florida and North Carolina:

  • Delray Beach, FL – 10/28/72
  • Inverness, FL – 6/23/87
  • Kissimmee, FL – 2/75
  • Jacksonville, NC – 8/81

All photos courtesy of www.rr-fallenflags.org.


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Depot Doings: Toccoa, GA / Belmont, NC / Saluda, NC / Tryon, NC / Donalds, SC / Orange, VA

Featured Southern Railway depots on the blog this month are those in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia:

  • Toccoa, GA – 6/22/80
  • Belmont, NC – 7/30/80
  • Saluda, NC – 5/10/80
  • Tryon, NC – 5/10/80
  • Donalds, SC – 2/23/80
  • Orange, VA – 3/13/72

All photos courtesy of Railroad Picture Archives.


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Southern Railway Steam Feature for September 2016

southern-railway-logoFeatured Southern Railway steam subjects for this September post are of PS-4 locomotives at various Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, and North Carolina locations. The history of the Southern PS-4 class can be viewed in the enclosed link, courtesy of Wikipedia.

  • Southern Railway #6688 – Birmingham, AL – 5/11/40
  • Southern Railway #1369 – Atlanta, GA – 1939
  • Southern Railway #6482 – Lexington, KY
  • Southern Railway #6475 – Lexington, KY
  • Southern Railway #1405 – Reidsville, NC – 6/50
  • Southern Railway #6690 – Spencer, NC – 4/15/52

All photos courtesy of SOUTHERN Railfan.


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Depot Doings: Seneca, SC / Warner Robins, GA / Morristown, TN / Black Mountain, NC / Old Fort, NC

southern-railway-logoFeatured Southern Railway depots on the blog for July are those in Seneca, SC, Warner Robins, GA, Morristown, TN, Black Mountain, NC, and Old Fort, NC.

All photos courtesy of http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/.


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Southern Railway Steam feature for August 2015

southern-railway-logoFeatured Southern Railway steam subjects for this August post include various locations in Kentucky, Georgia and North Carolina:

  • Southern Railway # 1264 – Unknown location & date
  • Southern Railway # 4839 – Unknown location & date
  • Southern Railway # 4877 – Unknown location & date
  • Southern Railway # 6473 – Wilmore, KY – 5/42
  • Southern Railway # 1407 – Atlanta, GA – 2/23/41
  • Southern Railway # 4618 – Asheville, NC – 12/23/46

All photos courtesy of www.rr-fallenflags.org.


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Depot Doings: Preservation Efforts Continue Full Steam Ahead at NC Train Stations

Just spotted in Our State magazine: Preservation Efforts Continue Full Steam Ahead at NC Train Stations (article by Chuck McShane).

credit: freeimages.com

credit: freeimages.com

The setting for many a joyful arrival or weepy departure, where riders clutched boxed lunches, duffle bags, and vanity cases, train stations across the state nearly fell into obsolescence. Now, these architectural and sentimental jewels are back on track, for viewing, celebrating, and, of course, catching a train.

Click here, or on the link above, to read this feature at OurState.com.

 

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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