Southern 2839, a Royal Hudson, steams it up on the C&O turntable in front of admirers.
8228 waits for work.
8227 waits for work.
The high hood makes this GP 35 look tall and majestic. Dad is telling his son things he won’t remember about the train. But he will remember the sound, breeze, fragrance and furry.
A westbound train of empty coal hoppers, returning from the port of Newport News, VA, creeps though downtown on a hot and muggy late afternoon.
CSXT engine 757 and CSXT 870 lead a solid train of shiny TILX coal hoppers westbound.
Amtrak 20 Crescent.
CSXT 7493 was restenciled from CR 6038.
Train has arrived 30 min. behind schedule.
Amtrak's northbound Crescent makes it's daily morning station stop at Charlottesville.
Squeezed in between high nose EMD's and seventy six pigs, is a one car, one unit passenger train. Father is teaching son about being a railfan while watching this unusual sight.
Passengers and friends wait for the Piedmont Special beneath a variety of signs. Price of Gasoline 37 cents per gallon. Everything else in the picture priceless.
Amtrak 51 Cardinal departs Charlottesville, VA.
NS 6583 leads a loaded pipe train southbound through Charlottesville, VA. 01.12.08
In a rare sight, Amtrak train 51 departs Charlottesville while train 50 sits on the middle depot track waiting to make a reverse move and then pull back into the station on the mainline. Both trai... (more)