These websites contain great information about the original Norfolk Southern. These links will open in a separate window.

Personal Websites:

Mike Heonis original Norfolk Southern laser kits.

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:

S. A. "Sam" McCall's Roster - In Memorian - Good data points, posts, modeling information:

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 Company
Click to download PDF file here

Groups and Organizations:

Fuquay-Varina Museums - Main sponsor of the restoration of the NS 375 caboose being done right behind it. Definitely worth checking out!

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, 1974.

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. The Internet Railroad Directory - Over 9,000 rail-related links, search engine, free classified ads, BBS, Train Simulator Add-Ons, ICQ List, and more! Railroad Links Directory - Links to over 10,000 rail-related websites.

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) -'s version of N&S history.

American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners, Inc. - Mission is to promote the operation, ownership, and enjoyment of the private passenger railcar.

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.