TIES also incorporates an interior section known as
"Among Ourselves" which is used as a means for communication
with the membership. It usually includes a letter from the President
of the Association, news of the members and other items about Southern
Railway happenings, classified advertisements, information about upcoming
conventions and Gatherings, and advertisements of items available through
TIES magazine is the journal of the
Southern Railway Historical Association and is the namesake of the
Southern Railway company magazine. It uses the title and cover color and
of the original; permission for the use of the above plus both
Southern's old "Arrow" emblem and the newer circular emblem were
granted to SRHA by the Norfolk Southern Corporation. SRHA is proud
that the name, TIES, was given SRHA by NS to guarantee that it would live
to help preserve the memory of the Southern Railway for future generations
of historians and fans.
stories, articles, plans, photographs and other items of historical
significance to the Southern Railway. There is a talented and very
knowledgeable group of editors who specialize in many areas of interest,
and an equally fine group of contributors writing about stations,
passenger trains, diesel locomotives, steam locomotives, operations,
modeling, and Southern people at work.
Several of the south's finest rail photographers
have made their work available to TIES.
Much material from the SRHA
archives (which include
the President's files from 1894 to 1982 plus most of the files from the
President of the Central of Georgia) has appeared in the magazine, and the
surface has barely been scratched; many plans and diagrams of signals,
structures and rolling equipment details have appeared.