Seaboard Coast Line B23-7 #5153 with inbound train SCL #587, The Wadley Turn, arrives with Santa's Train          
Long-time SCL engineer John Douglas, eases his locomotive to a stop for the final time, EVER. John Douglas always managed to be at the controls of the Wadley Turn on the last Saturday before each Christmas, amazingly on the very same day that Santa Claus always managed to be on the train as well.
Date: 12/22/1979 Location: Manchester, GA   Map Show Manchester on a rail map Views: 790 Collection Of:   Bernie Feltman
Locomotives: SCL 5153(B23-7)   Rolling Stock: ABC station (Other/Not Listed) ACL station (Other/Not Listed) Author:  Roland Brown
Seaboard Coast Line B23-7 #5153 with inbound train SCL #587, The Wadley Turn, arrives with Santa's Train
Picture Categories: Roster,Scenic,Winter This picture is part of album:  SCL-Family Lines scheme-Georgia Action photos
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Name Type Comments Date
Karl Rethwisch General What AMAZING "coincidences" Bernie !! 12/25/2011 1:09:16 PM
Robert Farkas General What a special photo! Family and friends awaiting someone even more important than Santa! 12/25/2011 6:19:25 PM
Charles Burgess General You captured a lot of great material in Manchester; nice job! 12/25/2011 9:35:42 PM
Charles Stookey General Great interpretation of the setting. 12/28/2011 3:01:43 AM
Olaf Junges General Very nice photo! 1/1/2012 1:34:54 PM

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