Amtrak 20 glides through Monroe, VA where the Southern once had a depot, yard, roundhouse, and wye. All that remains is the single track mainline that the Crescent still traverses daily, now behin... (more)
Amtrak's Bloody Nose Phase 1 heritage unit leads the Crescent north on a beautiful morning in central Virginia.
"Bending the iron" at Monroe, when there was a yard there
The "Birmingham Special" is braking for its stop at Monroe
Southbound manifest meets the northbound "Birmingham Special", as both change crews at this division point.
Crew change at Monroe
The southbound mail finishing its run on the Washington Division on a gloomy January day.
Monroe,VA. not Spencer THANKS to Robert Richardson for the correction....Tom.
While the CP 2839 gets coal and water a Southern northbound waits for its departure with a long hood SD on the point SOUTHERN style. The man with the cap in the foreground is W.Graham Claytor CEO ... (more)