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By:Mike Woodruff
Dates:1/1/1972 - 1/1/1990
Album Info:Southern Ry. action and roster views.
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SOU 3014
Title:  SOU 3014
Description:  Southern freight departs Alexandria southbound. SD35s sandwich an SD24. Southern 3014 was later NS 3014. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/17/2008 5:27:40 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 3014(SD35)
Views:  587   Comments: 2
SOU 3033
Title:  SOU 3033
Description:  A northbound extra heads for Potomac Yard. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/17/2008 1:10:03 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 3033(SD35)
Views:  592   Comments: 3
SOU 6135
Title:  SOU 6135
Description:  Southern's Piedmont gets underway out of Alexandria. The need for four units will become evident after the train picks up about 35-40 TOFC loads a few miles down the line. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/17/2008 12:37:47 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 6135(FP7A)
Views:  532   Comments: 1
SOU 6139
Title:  SOU 6139
Description:  The southbound Lynchburg local departs Alexandria. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/17/2008 1:43:12 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 6139(FP7A)
Views:  514   Comments: 2
SOU 6862
Title:  SOU 6862
Description:  Southern 6862 is a fairly rare Phase I SW7 with the arched cab windows characteristic of the earlier NW2. She was later renumbered to SOU 1131. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/14/2008 9:20:35 PM
Location:  Memphis, TN
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 6862(SW7)
Views:  600   Comments: 4
SOU 6913
Title:  SOU 6913
Description:  The Southern Crescent approaches its station stop at Alexandria. The 6913 was built for Southern subsidiary New Orleans & Northeastern, was later NJT 4334, now SARX 6913 at the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum in Oak Ridge, TN, but in rough shape. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/17/2008 12:28:43 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 6913(E8A)
Views:  1044   Comments: 4
SOU 3192
Title:  SOU 3192
Description:  Southbound headed for Jacksonville, about to cross the SCL diamond at Crawford. This remains a busy NS/CSX hotspot today. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1973  Upload Date: 1/23/2009 3:29:29 PM
Location:  Crawford, FL
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 3192(SD40)
Views:  641   Comments: 3
SOU 5057
Title:  SOU 5057
Description:  Date approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1973  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 3:19:19 AM
Location:  Augusta, GA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 5057(GP38-2)
Views:  585   Comments: 3
SOU 2035
Title:  SOU 2035
Description:  A pair of Southern RS3s works a local freight into the yard at Spartanburg.
Photo Date:  8/15/1973  Upload Date: 4/8/2006 11:18:49 AM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 2035(RS3)
Views:  1767   Comments: 1
SOU 5023
Title:  SOU 5023
Description:  The brakeman of this Southern train gets back up after lining a switch.
Photo Date:  8/18/1973  Upload Date: 1/31/2009 12:00:35 PM
Location:  Augusta, GA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 5023(GP38-2)
Views:  577   Comments: 0
SOU 2302
Title:  SOU 2302
Description:  Southern 2302 was later NS 2302, then UP 1006, HLCX 1006 and finally LTEX 1506.
Photo Date:  8/20/1973  Upload Date: 2/1/2009 12:40:17 PM
Location:  Charlotte, NC
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 2302(SW1500)
Views:  677   Comments: 1
SOU 3093
Title:  SOU 3093
Description:  Helper set descends Saluda cab lite.
Photo Date:  8/20/1973  Upload Date: 1/31/2009 9:30:35 PM
Location:  Saluda, NC
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 3093(SD35)
Views:  902   Comments: 4
SOU 4261
Title:  SOU 4261
Description:  Five Southern Fs in the engine terminal at Charlotte, along with SW1500s and RS3s.
Photo Date:  8/20/1973  Upload Date: 2/1/2009 1:44:16 PM
Location:  Charlotte, NC
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 4261(F7A)
Views:  877   Comments: 0
SOU 1041
Title:  SOU 1041
Description:  Southern NW2 #1041 shuffles a few hopper cars in front of the passenger station at Danville.
Photo Date:  8/21/1973  Upload Date: 2/1/2009 3:11:57 PM
Location:  Danville, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 1041(NW2)
Views:  565   Comments: 0
SOU 6130
Title:  SOU 6130
Description:  Four Southern F-units bring the southbound Piedmont into Danville, VA. Southern 6130 was originally built for subsidiary CNO&TP.
Photo Date:  8/21/1973  Upload Date: 2/1/2009 3:00:42 PM
Location:  Danville, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 6130(FP7A)
Views:  697   Comments: 0
SOU 145
Title:  SOU 145
Description:  Former CofG RS3s on a former CofG line at Dover, the present day interchange point between NS and the Ogeechee Railroad. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  3/1/1974  Upload Date: 2/9/2009 9:45:35 PM
Location:  Dover, GA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 145(RS3)
Views:  1637   Comments: 7
SOU 6319
Title:  SOU 6319
Description:  Southern SD24 in the B&O engine terminal at Toledo. She was later PNC 1819, C&NW 6632. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  12/1/1975  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 3:06:04 PM
Location:  Toledo, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 6319(SD24)
Views:  634   Comments: 0
SOU 2725
Title:  SOU 2725
Description:  Southern 2725 was later rebuilt to NS GP38-2 5580 and given a bigger fuel tank and a chopped nose. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  1/1/1976  Upload Date: 5/26/2009 4:00:17 PM
Location:  Fairview, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 2725(GP38)
Views:  515   Comments: 0
SOU 3118
Title:  SOU 3118
Description:  Run-through DT&I power visits the Southern's engine terminal at Ludlow. Southern 3118 was later NS/HLCX 3118, was rebuilt to SP SD40M-2 8660, to UP 2736. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1976  Upload Date: 6/5/2009 8:39:21 PM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3118(SD45)
Views:  689   Comments: 1
SOU 173
Title:  SOU 173
Description:  Southern 173 was originally CofG, later NS 173. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/12/2009 8:30:15 PM
Location:  Erlanger, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 173(GP18)
Views:  1131   Comments: 0
NS 3226
Title:  NS 3226
Description:  This group of units at Ludlow is a pretty representative cross-section of Southern's roster. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/12/2009 7:52:35 PM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3226(SD40-2) SOU 2318(SW1500) SOU 2749(GP38)
Views:  675   Comments: 0
SOU 8216
Title:  SOU 8216
Description:  Pair of Southern GP7s at Ludlow with DT&I run-through power. Southern 8216 was originally CofG 106. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/12/2009 7:07:31 PM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 8216(GP7)
Views:  522   Comments: 0
MP 13624
Title:  MP 13624
Description:  Southern Geeps have hold of a MoPac caboose as they drill the north end of Danville Yard. Was there a Southern-MP run-through agreement at St. Louis in effect at the time? Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/15/2009 10:37:50 AM
Location:  Danville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  327   Comments: 1
SOU 2363
Title:  SOU 2363
Description:  Brand new Southern MP15s at the Gest Street pig ramp. Southern 2363 was later NPBL 2363. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/15/2009 11:54:33 AM
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 2363(MP15DC) SOU 2364(MP15DC)
Views:  713   Comments: 0
SOU 2598
Title:  SOU 2598
Description:  Two Southern freights are ready to leave out of the north end of Danville Yard. Southern 2598 is believed extant as Sprouse Creek (coal) Processing 2598 at Lobata, WV. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/15/2009 11:05:50 AM
Location:  Danville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 2598(GP30) SOU 3122(SD45)
Views:  829   Comments: 5
SOU 3003
Title:  SOU 3003
Description:  Northbound freight just outside of Danville yard. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/15/2009 10:19:03 AM
Location:  Danville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3003(SD35)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
SOU 6268
Title:  SOU 6268
Description:  A pair of Southern Geeps works the north end of Danville Yard. The 6268 was originally CofG 170, while the 6251 was originally Live Oak, Perry & Gulf 303! Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/15/2009 10:51:16 AM
Location:  Danville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6268(GP9) SOU 6251(GP9)
Views:  1114   Comments: 1
SOU 3029
Title:  SOU 3029
Description:  A trio of Southern SD35s takes a boxcar train south out of Potomac Yard. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1977  Upload Date: 8/8/2009 1:05:39 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  SOU 3029(SD35)
Views:  422   Comments: 1
SOU 6909
Title:  SOU 6909
Description:  The Southern Crescent prepares to make her station stop at Alexandria just after sunset. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1977  Upload Date: 8/7/2009 10:14:58 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6909(E8A)
Views:  486   Comments: 1
SOU "Carolina"
Title:  SOU "Carolina"
Description:  Executive sleeper "Carolina" brings up the rear of the Southern Crescent at Alexandria.
Photo Date:  8/1/1977  Upload Date: 8/8/2009 1:23:19 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  2039   Comments: 0
SOU 1042
Title:  SOU 1042
Description:  Date approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1978  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 3:20:11 AM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 1042(NW2)
Views:  507   Comments: 3
SOU 173
Title:  SOU 173
Description:  Geeps shove on the rear of a southbound freight up Erlanger Hill leaving Cincinnati. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1978  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 3:20:54 AM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 173(GP18) SOU 6257(GP9)
Views:  780   Comments: 0
BN 6305
Title:  BN 6305
Description:  BN 6305 leads an eastbound Southern Railway freight, parked just east of Huntingburg, IN awaiting a new crew. She was later HLCX 6100, TFM 1503. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/10/2009 4:53:59 PM
Location:  Huntingburg, IN
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6305(SD40)
Views:  415   Comments: 0
SOU 2680
Title:  SOU 2680
Description:  Southern GP35 2680 works the north end of the K&IT yard in Louisville. She was later NS 2680, W&LE 2680. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 12:05:04 AM
Location:  Louisville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 2680(GP35)
Views:  420   Comments: 1
SOU 3095
Title:  SOU 3095
Description:  Westbound Southern Railway tonnage departs the K&IT yard for St. Louis. SOU 3095 survived long enough to become NS 3095. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/4/2009 11:11:04 PM
Location:  Louisville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3095(SD35)
Views:  458   Comments: 0
SOU 3166
Title:  SOU 3166
Description:  Southern SD45 #3166, flying green flags and about to depart Louisville for St. Louis, was later NS/HLCX/C&NW/HLCX 3166, ST 689, then rebuilt to SP SD40M-2 8679. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/4/2009 11:17:37 PM
Location:  Louisville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3166(SD45)
Views:  564   Comments: 1
SOU 3247
Title:  SOU 3247
Description:  A southbound freight departing Cincinnati has just crossed the Ohio River and starts up Erlanger Hill. Southern 3247 was later NS 3247, CP 5475. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/10/2009 9:29:33 AM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3247(SD40-2)
Views:  607   Comments: 4
SOU 6257
Title:  SOU 6257
Description:  Former GS&F and CofG Geeps shove on the rear of a southbound freight climbing Erlanger Hill. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  7/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/10/2009 9:40:29 AM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6257(GP9) SOU 173(GP18)
Views:  1104   Comments: 1
SOU 1125
Title:  SOU 1125
Description:  Southern 1125, a Phase I SW7, is mated to a slug which looks like at least the trucks came from one of Southern's FM H-16-44s. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/12/2009 1:42:52 PM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 1125(SW7)
Views:  467   Comments: 1
SOU 2566
Title:  SOU 2566
Description:  Southern 2566 leads a loaded coal train off of the Interstate Railroad just south of Big Stone Gap. Four GP38-2s are helping out midtrain. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/18/2009 11:49:26 AM
Location:  Harvey, VA
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 2566(GP30)
Views:  365   Comments: 1
SOU 2629
Title:  SOU 2629
Description:  High hood Southern GP30s head south at Junction City. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 7:00:43 PM
Location:  Junction City, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 2629(GP30)
Views:  369   Comments: 2
SOU 3171
Title:  SOU 3171
Description:  The three C-Cs that headed south engine light, come back north with the stalled train in tow. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 5:42:52 PM
Location:  Junction City, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3171(SD40)
Views:  577   Comments: 2
SOU 3174
Title:  SOU 3174
Description:  An SD40/35/45 lash-up pounds the L&N diamond with northbound tonnage at Junction City, KY. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 5:52:30 PM
Location:  Junction City, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3174(SD40)
Views:  803   Comments: 4
SOU 3204
Title:  SOU 3204
Description:  The 3204, from Southern's first order of SD40-2s, leads a trio of light engines headed south to rescue a stalled train. Note the L&N hoppers on the connection track to the long gone L&N Lebanon Jct.-Sinks line. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 5:29:04 PM
Location:  Junction City, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3204(SD40-2)
Views:  680   Comments: 3
SOU 3235
Title:  SOU 3235
Description:  Southern SD40-2 3235 leads two older SD35 sisters on northbound tonnage crossing the L&N at Junction City. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 6:37:14 PM
Location:  Junction City, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3235(SD40-2)
Views:  556   Comments: 2
SOU 3292
Title:  SOU 3292
Description:  Nearly new Southern SD40-2 leads two slightly older siblings on a northbound freight, crossing the L&N at Junction City. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 6:47:55 PM
Location:  Junction City, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 3292(SD40-2)
Views:  416   Comments: 2
SOU 6131
Title:  SOU 6131
Description:  A quintet of FP7s with a northbound hopper train at Faulkner Road, just north of Danville on the Louisville line. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/13/2009 8:14:57 PM
Location:  Danville, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6131(FP7A)
Views:  890   Comments: 6
SOU 8221
Title:  SOU 8221
Description:  Southern Geeps congregate at Ludlow. SOU 8221 and 8222 were originally CofG 124, 125. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  8/1/1978  Upload Date: 9/12/2009 1:11:33 PM
Location:  Ludlow, KY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SOU 8221(GP7) SOU 8222(GP7)
Views:  423   Comments: 1
SOU 6303
Title:  SOU 6303
Description:  Not what you'd expect to see on UP's Kansas Division - a trio of Southern SD24s heading up this eastbound. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  3/1/1979  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 11:01:56 AM
Location:  Lawrence, KS
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6303(SD24)
Views:  874   Comments: 4
SOU 1733
Title:  SOU 1733
Description:  The first River Street Rambler, SOU 1733, was ex-SOU 1142, nee-CofG 309. It was subsequently replaced by SW1500s.
Photo Date:  4/6/1979  Upload Date: 1/17/2007 10:13:14 PM
Location:  Savannah, GA
Author:  Tom Alderman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 1733(SW9)
Views:  1212   Comments: 3


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