St. Louis Iron Mountain and Southern Railway Recommended for Girl Scout Juniors and older. Come take a ride back in time on the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway. Relax in a coach car pulled by "The Shelby Brown" steam engine built in 1946. Let the sights and sounds of a trip behind Engine No. 5 of the historic "Iron Mountain" line spirit you away to the glory days of the steam train era
What is there about little boys and trains? Charming black and white old-timey photo shows their train love has not diminished in 100 years ~ Little boy talking to the locomotive crew, Waterloo Station, 1924 From Southern Railway’s advertising
The Southern Railway was one of the most well-managed and financially successful systems ever operated. It lived up to its slogan "The Southern Serves the South" very well. It merged with Norfolk & Western in 1982 creating today's Norfolk Southern.
RailPictures.Net Photo: SOU 3109 Southern Railway EMD SD45 at Monroe, Virginia by George W. Hamlin