The "Cardinal" has just come off the Buckingham Branch Railroad (former C&O) onto the Norfolk Southern (former Southern) and is accelerating north.
All is quiet southbound following the passage of Amtrak's Regional train 147
Amtrak Regional slowing for the curve in Orange as it heads for Charlottesville and Lynchburg
Southbound Southern mixed train No. 5, the "Piedmont," passes through Orange, VA on Sept. 1, 1973, led by F7A No. 6714. At this point in time, No. 5 left Washington passenger only. At Alexandria... (more)
Clear, south on two
Amtrak’s Cardinal #50 proceeds on former Chesapeake and Ohio rail through Orange, Virginia as the train approaches the interchange with Norfolk Southern’s Washington to Atlanta mainline on Friday,... (more)
The "Cardinal" comes off the former C&O onto the former Southern at Orange
The "Cardinal" coming off the CSX (former C&O) onto the Norfolk Southern (former Southern).
A timeless scene is created in Orange as the 611 leads a fantrip back to Manassas.
BNSF 4666 (and an ATSF Warbonnet) are the leaders for this hot shot van train snaking down the hill into Orange, VA.
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The Sanitary Grocery building is about to acquire a few cinders.