Southern Railway refers to a class 1 U.S. railroad that formally got its name in 1894. In 1982, the Norfolk Southern Corporation took control of Southern and its renaming to Norfolk Southern Railway took place in 1990. By 1970, Southern operated in excess of 6,000 miles, which did not include miles from any of its Class 1 and Class 2 subsidiaries. A number of reliable sellers on eBay deal in collectibles connected to this railroad in some form or another, which include used as well as vintage items. If buying items that go back a few years, make sure you pay attention to their condition. For instance, when you have an existing train set or wish to make one, you can look for suitable Southern locomotives and cars. When you are searching for Southern-Railway-related memorabilia, you can find items like railway signs, lanterns, glasses, postcards, photos, posters, and matchboxes. Take a trip down memory lane and bring home the old world charm linked with all things Southern.