Amtrak's Regional to Richmond arrives Alexandria
Q411 waits on track 1 for the commuter rush to be over
Red white and blue VRE power mixed with borrowed Sounder cars present a odd look on this southbound VRE train.
After a brief station stop at Alexandria, 340 accelerates away from the busy station.
A southbound Amtrak rounds a bend on the relocated main line around the site of Potomac Yard. With the exception of the DC skyline in the background, this area is virtually unrecognizable compare... (more)
A southbound (probably the Silver Star) pulls into Alexandria for a station stop while an RF&P freight slips past on the adjacent main.
Long Bridge Park is a fairly recent addition to the Crystal City area. I have been interested for some time in visiting it and I was not disappointed.
Four Southern Ry. high-nose GP30's (2530 in the lead) leave Potomac Yard, Virginia, on a dash to Atlanta on Feb. 22, 1964 as a RF&P Alco switcher 63 was handling yard duties.
Nearing departure for Manassas
A F40PH and 5 matching Amfleet cars departs Alexandria southbound.
"The Sun Shown Bright and Clear We all Left Washington" except unlike the Johnny Horton song, Amtrak 195 isn't going to lick the rebel boys in grey at the battle of bull run.
I was thrilled to ... (more)
Amtrak 145 bring The Crescent into Alexandria Va. right ontime.