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About the Association:

The Southern Railway Historical Association, Inc. is a nonprofit educational/historical organization chartered in North Carolina for the preservation and dissemination of information related to the Southern Railway, it's predecessors and affiliates.  Our mission is to Preserve the History of the Southern Railway.

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SRHA's 2018 Convention Information is available!:  May 17th thru May 19th, 2018 in Spencer, NC  Click here for additional information.  (Posted on Sunday, February 4, 2018)

Yuma Turn
Photographed by: Ron Flanary  on December 20, 1964


  A Yuma Turn, train 88, prepares to double out of the old Appalachia (Va.) yard of Southern Railway. The yard was closed in September the following year, and became the site of coal transloader, which itself closed in 1995.
  Photo Copyright © 1964 Ron Flanary. All rights reserved.


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Spencer, NC  28159