Southern's "The Tennessean" Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
One of Southern's three Otto Kuhler designed ALCO needle nosed cab units is in charge of train #45 "The Tennessean." This picture was during the engine change at Bristol by CKF on his trip from Princeton NJ to Sardis MS. The unit is either Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific 6401 or Southern 2904 (CNO&TP 6400 had different number boards by this time). If it was the CNO&TP DL107 it had been rebuilt into a DL109 by the time of this shot. It was either delivered 2/41 or 9/42 and was scrapped at Spencer in the Summer of 1954.
Date: 8/1/1952 Location: Bristol, VA   Map Show Bristol on a rail map Views: 6158 Collection Of:   Charles Knox Freericks
Locomotives: SOU 2904(DL-109)    Author:  Charles Knox Freericks
Southern's "The Tennessean"
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  1940s and 1950s
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Zach Pumphery General That's pretty cool. Can't find anything remotely like that today. 1/19/2008 12:57:58 AM
William Grimes General AAR Reporting marks for the Southern Railway is SOU not SR. 1/22/2008 4:32:41 PM
J. Williams General Nice! Thanks for the info. 7/26/2008 6:00:38 PM
DOUG COLDIRON General I love any old shots of my home station. 2/12/2009 11:40:07 PM
Ace Jorkel General Nice capture! 10/17/2013 11:57:37 AM
Ethan Button General And to think, this loco met its end in Spencer, of all places. 1/24/2019 8:33:08 AM

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