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)
Amtrak Cardinal train 51 at Charlottesville.
Engineer Carroll Turner steps out of the cab to get some fresh air while stopped at Charlottesville.
Amtrak Cardinal train 51 makes it's tri-weekly station stop at Charlottesville while the Buckingham Branch local job with BB 3 passes on the middle depot track.
A westbound coal train slowly enters Charlottesville, without sounding its horn. I assume Charlottesville has restrictions as (unfortunately) many towns do now. While the crew might refer to this ... (more)
NS I4R, a second section of 24R lets out a small GE cloud of smoke and gets back underway after being held up at the diamond by CSX E646-28 and his 150+ hoppers cars.