Opelika switcher travels the Uniroyal Tire lead with loads of tires for Ford and Chevrolet assembly plants. The train will soon reach the switch into Royal City siding where it tied into the CofGA "P" line main         
Pictures by Glenn Marsh and from his collection
Date: 4/1/1980 Location: Opelika, AL   Map Show Opelika on a rail map Views: 377 Collection Of:   Hank Stephens
Locomotives: SOU 2841(GP38AC)    Author:  Glenn Marsh
Opelika switcher travels the Uniroyal Tire lead with loads of tires for Ford and Chevrolet assembly plants.  The train will soon reach the switch into Royal City siding where it tied into the CofGA "P" line main
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  The Johnny Ray Files-- Southern Railway in the early 80s
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Name Type Comments Date
Jeffrey Allen General Very nice and classic shot. 12/1/2010 8:16:11 AM
Bryan Smith General Nice photo of a local working an industry.....a scene once repeated daily in numerous places but becoming rare today. 12/1/2010 5:21:42 PM
Bernie Feltman General Traffic was stolen by Norfolk Southern's intermodal service which sharply reduced box car traffic from this plant, now closed 12/3/2010 9:38:35 AM

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