A Norfolk-Southern double stacked freight train runs through Charlottesville, VA southbound, arcing around the Universtiy of Virginia Medical Center on a crystal clear Valentine's Day.
Amtrak's westbound Cardinal is making its station stop at Charlottesville one chilly winter day. The train has a clear signal for departure over the crossing with the NS (ex-Southern) double track... (more)
Coming from Chicago, it's always nice to see CSX power passing something other than an abandoned steel mill, and Charlottesville provided a perfect sight. CSXT 471 is seen here rolling west throug... (more)
C&O E8 units 4026 and 4016 sit together with the Washington and Newport News sections of the GEORGE WASHINGTON which were combined here for the trip west.
It's somewhat of a rarity to see a P32BWH on the Northeast Regional among the multitudes of P42's that Amtrak owns. Something was telling me to head down to the station in Charlottesville to phot... (more)
Getting ready to be split in Washington & Newport News sections. Note two dome cars; first (former B&O) is deadheading. Both will go to Newport News, due to low clearances in the Washington area... (more)
Two PV's were on the end of today's Amtrak Cardinal headed to DC from Cincinnati. Pictured here is the dinner/lounge portion of the ex SP observatory car. A special thanks to the passengers aboard... (more)
In the nation's bi-centennial year 1976 the SP 4449, dressed in AFT colors, runs with an excursion on the Southern from Atlanta to Alexandria over the course of two days. There it will rejoin the... (more)
Returning from Culpeper in nice evening light.
About to be towed to Indianapolis by the James Whitcomb Riley.
A rare sighting of a U30C on 491; usual power at this time was three SD40s
Before the Crescent was combined with the Southerner to from Southern Crescent
Longer than usual consist for the Piedmont