The power for eastbound Amtrak No. 50, the "George Washington," heads back to its train with Amtrak E8A No. 200 and B&O GP7 No. 5631. The power had been pulled off for some brief servicing. The ... (more)
C&O Train No. 1, the Washington section of the "George Washington," is arriving at Charlottesville, VA on May 24, 1970. Train No. 41 has already arrived from Newport News and Richmond. Shortly, ... (more)
C&O Train No. 41, the Newport News section of the "George Washington," has arrived at Charlottesville, VA on May 24, 1970. Shortly, No. 41 will be combined with No. 1, the Washington section, for... (more)
A freshly painted Ex Conrail SD60I leads NS 228 in late evening sunlight thru Charlottesville, Virginia as it passes under the Preston Avenue signals and passes the MP 112 sign.
Chessie System GP interchanges coal hoppers with the Southern, now Norfolk Southern a year ago, in Charlottesville, VA
S&A 750 is moved about on Chessie System track behind the Southern Ry. station in Charlottesville, VA.
A late Cardinal, train #50, changing crews during stop in Charlottesville, VA.
A Dash 8 Standard Cab and an AC44, both in YN2, lead a westbound loaded ballast train thru Charlottesville.
CSX 237 West, clear, JC Cabin, main track, 237 Out. CSXT 237 leads a sister AC44 west on an empty Newport News Coal Train as it heads for the mines over the tracks of the old C&O.
The handsome former C&O 2-8-4 No. 2716 prepares to runaround its excursion train at Charlottesville and then recouple for the return trip to Alexandria.
Texas & Pacific 2-10-4 No. 610 nears Charlottesville with a Southern Railway train excursion from Washington, D.C.
NS 8617 long-hood forward southbound through Charlottesville, VA, crosses the CSX at grade.
CSX 436 west prepares to knock down a clear signal at JC Cabin and cross the NS Piedmont division at grade. Operating on Buckingham Branch trackage this empty train is operating from Newport News... (more)
While I wait to catch Amtraks eastbound Cardinal a
southbound NS has cut the power off from its train to pickup more cars in Charlottsville.