These websites contain great information about the original Norfolk Southern. These links will open in a separate window.
Kim Parker's Train Buddy (has good reference to Prototypes for Modelers):
George Elwood's Fallen Flags site is a great (personal-use only) source
for photos of engines, freight cars, routes, shops:
Joe Steven's photos from the Southern era:
Rob Rousseau's page about the Durham & Southern (Service with Courtesy):
Bill Hoss' site for Lake Junction Models:
Clifford A. Hedgepeth, Jr.'s Dismal Swamp Operations of Camp Manufacturing
Groups and Organizations:
New Hope Valley Railway - This museum operates over part of the N&S
Duncan-Durham branch and has original N&S equipment.
Southern Railway Historical Association - Non-profit NC organization
whose mission is to preserve the History of the Southern Railway. The
Norfolk Southern was merged into the Southern Railway System on Jan. 1st,
Norfolk & Western Historical Society - Dedicated to preserving and
sharing the history of the Norfolk & Western Railway and the Virginian
Railway. The Southern Rwy merged with the N&W in 1982 to form today's
Norfolk Southern Corporation.
North Carolina Transportation Museum - Located at Southern's largest
steam repair facility in Spencer, NC.
North Carolina Transportation Hall of Fame - We are a cooperating organization
with the NCTHF.
Little Choo Choo Shop - Model Train store in Spencer, NC across from
the NCTM. Custom N&S decals.
RailServe.com: The Internet Railroad Directory
- Over 9,000 rail-related links, search engine, free classified ads, BBS,
Train Simulator Add-Ons, ICQ List, and more!
RAILlinks.com: Railroad Links Directory - Links to over 10,000 rail-related
Aberdeen, Carolina & Western Railway - Extends 160 miles from Charlotte
to Aberdeen, NC.
Carolina Coastal Railway - Runs 17-miles between Pinetown and Belhaven,
NC. Belhaven branch of the N&S.
Piedmont & Western Railroad Club - Maintains a photo collection of
NC railroad stations.
Norfolk Southern Railway (former) - Wikipedia.com's version of N&S
American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners, Inc. - Mission is
to promote the operation, ownership, and enjoyment of the private passenger
Raleigh City Museum - Preserving the history of Raleigh, North Carolina's
capital city. Located on the newly opened Fayetteville St.
Railway Mail Service Library - Archival collection of primary and secondary
sources pertaining to en route distribution history. Located in the N&W
station in Boyce, VA.
National Association of Timetable Collectors - They have a few covers
of NS & NS related timetables from 1895, 1897, 1898, 1901, 1907, 1916,
1924, 1925, 1926, 1935.