Who doesn’t love the sound of a train?  The rhythmic beat of wheels on rails, the thundering roar, the towering smoke – all signaled adventure and prosperity across the rural and urban South.  Therefore, railroad stories are ubiquitous throughout the region.  From the ghostly railroad lantern in The Maco Light to the heartwarming Christmas train known as The Santa Claus Special.  Railroad stories such as the ones below, like the trains themselves, are woven into the fabric of Southern history.