A nice surprise snow storm was part of the annual Buckingham Branch Toys for Tots train. Running long nose forward, #6 is passing through Swoope, Virginia on its way to Staunton, Virginia.
CSXT 438 pulling North Mountain after meeting the USMC/BB Santa Train on this snowy day.
Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal No. 50 rolls through Swoope, Va., at track speed on its way east to New York City from Chicago. The train is seen here operating on the Buckingham Branch, which ... (more)
One of the problems in operating the Amtrak Cardinal over the old North Mountain Subdivision of CSX (today, the Buckingham Branch RR) are the meets with westbound empty hopper trains. Here, number... (more)
Westbound P051 charges through rural Virginia on it's journey to Clifton Forge and points west on the C&O.
On the old route of the C&O's George Washington, FFV and Sportsman---the westbound Cardinal crosses the broad expanse of the Shenandoah Valley as it approaches the climb up to North Mountain. This... (more)