September - October 1978 Ties

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Southern Scenes

The feature shows a Southern unit coal train loading up at Georgia Power Company's coal transloading, storage and blending facility on the Tennessee River at Pride, Ala. Coal that arrives by barge from mines in Eastern Kentucky and Southern Illinois is distributed by SR unit trains to five electric generating plants in Georgia.


Two tugs ease into position a new 400-foot lift span for Southern Railway's bridge across the Tennessee River at Decatur, Ala.