Autorack cars are a staple of railroads today, but they have a unique history many people may not realize. The modern incarnation of autorack cars dates to the 20th century. However, the idea of transporting […]
A look at the “State Road,” the Western & Atlantic running between Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tennessee. The above is based on Todd DeFeo’s book about the Western & Atlantic.
Hundreds of spectators and runners turned out for the Fast Track 5K in Downtown Duluth. The annual race benefits programming and restoration efforts at the Southeastern Railway Museum, Georgia’s Official Transportation History Museum. […]
Completing the First Transcontinental Railroad was among the most significant railroad accomplishments, if not the single greatest, in railroad history. Workers completed the line on May 10, 1869, 150 years ago today. “Next to winning […]
A vintage Southern Railway locomotive has returned to the Southeastern Railway Museum after nearly four years of restoration work. Southern Railway No. 6901, an E8a diesel passenger locomotive, routinely powered Crescent passenger train between Atlanta […]