Southern Railway Steam Feature for April 2019

Featured Southern Railway steam subjects for this April post include locations in North Carolina and Tennessee:

  • SR #4056 up Saluda Grade, NC
  • SR #5045 & 5023 at Melrose, NC (foot of Saluda Grade)
  • SR #5045 & 5023 on Saluda Grade
  • SR #5047 pushing #5045 & 5023 up Saluda
  • SR #6493 at Lenoir City, TN

All images courtesy of the Frank Ardrey Collection.


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Southern Railway Steam Feature for December 2018

Featured Southern Railway steam subjects for this December post include various locations in Georgia, Kentucky, and North Carolina:

  • SR #1244 – Savannah, GA – 1938
  • SR #1459 – Asheville, NC – 1946
  • SR #1481 – Asheville, NC – 9/4/37
  • SR #5024 – Asheville, NC – 9/49
  • SR #5208 – Asheville, NC – 9/38
  • SR #6473 – Wilmore, KY – 5/42

All photos courtesy of RailPictures.Net and SOUTHERN Railfan.


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Southern Railway Steam Feature for June 2018

Featured Southern Railway steam subjects for this June post include various locations in Illinois, South Carolina, and Georgia:

  • SR #1202 – Centralia, IL – 9/5/47
  • SR #1205 – E. St. Louis, IL – 7/38
  • SR #1315 – E. St. Louis, IL – 9/49
  • SR #1347 – Inman, SC – 4/4/48
  • SR #1451 – Date & location unknown
  • SR #1453 – Date & location unknown
  • SR #1481 – Date & location unknown
  • SR #1483 – Atlanta, GA – 5/12/40

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


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Southern Railway Steam Feature for March 2018

Featured Southern Railway steam subjects for this March post include various locations in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina:

  • SR #1398 – Location and date unknown
  • SR #1408 – Atlanta, GA – Date unknown
  • SR #4526 – Melrose, NC at Saluda Grade – 9/37
  • SR #4873 – Atlanta, GA – 10/26/48
  • SR #4886 – Charlotte, NC – 4/27/40
  • SR #6695 – Columbia, SC – 5/11/41
  • SR #1384 – Spencer, NC – 9/28/47
  • SR #1406 – Reidsville, NC – 6/30/50

All photos courtesy of American-Rails.com and Railroad Picture Archives.


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Southern Railway Steam Feature for January 2017

southern-railway-logoFeatured Southern Railway steam subjects for this January post include various locations in Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, and South Carolina:

  • Southern Railway #1230 – Atlanta, GA – 5/48
  • Southern Railway #1405 – Atlanta, GA – 5/40
  • Southern Railway #1202 – Centralia, IL – 9/5/47
  • Southern Railway #1205 – East St. Louis, MO – 7/38
  • Southern Railway #1261 – East St. Louis, MO – 8/31/46
  • Southern Railway #1315 – East St. Louis, MO – 9/49
  • Southern Railway #1334 – East St. Louis, MO – 7/12/50
  • Southern Railway #1347 – Inman, SC – 4/4/48

All photos courtesy of www.rr-fallenflags.org and www.railarchive.net.


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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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Southern Railway Steam Feature for October 2015

southern-railway-logoFeatured Southern Railway steam subjects for this October post include various locations in Georgia:

  • Southern Railway #836 – Unknown location and date
  • Southern Railway #1409 – Atlanta, GA – 8/49
  • Southern Railway #1453 – Unknown location and date
  • Southern Railway #1481 – Lithia Springs, GA – 5/7/46
  • Southern Railway #1483 – Atlanta, GA – 5/12/40
  • Southern Railway #1482 – Douglasville, GA – 11/6/39

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


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