Southern Railway train in Lynchburg, VA

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Southern Railway train in Lynchburg, VA

During October 1975, my brother was able to come visit me in Virginia Beach. We went up to Lynchburg for a day of taking train pictures. Extra 5038 rolls north in the morning.

Southern Railway train in Lynchburg, VA

Southern Railway did not join Amtrak and was still operating a few passenger trains. This is the southbound Piedmont, Southern's train 5 with engine 6137 in the lead.

Southern Railway train in Lynchburg, VA

Late in the afternoon the northbound Piedmont comes through with engine 6148 on the point. Disk 123