The ex-RFP GP40s didn't last long. I was happy to catch this NB freight in the late afternoon sun.
CSX 615 leads a southbound COFC train down the Bellwood Subdivision at Commerce Road on the south side of Richmond.
Amtrak Northeast Regional Virginia Service train 66 from Newport News, VA to Boston, MA is coming off of the CSX Bellwood Subdivision and entering Acca Yard. The RF&P color lights signals are sti... (more)
I found Richmond to be a very underrated railfanning city. While the lack of shortlines limit the color variety, there are a ton of interesting angles thanks to the immense amount of railroad infr... (more)
Built 1919, still going strong nearly 100 years later!
The northbound Tropicana train passes by the remains of old AY tower at the south end of Acca Yard behind the premier SCL power of the day, 3 U36Bs. The train is on the former ACL while the tail e... (more)
SCL U30B 1700 has been freshly painted and will be part of a display train that will tour SCL with various rolling stock displaying the new SCL logo and lettering. The exhibition train was part o... (more)
A light engine heads east to Fulton Yard.
THe day is just about over for the crew of this southbound as it motors through Richmond's north side.
Normally I hate, no despise, big city railfanning, particularly in this big city but this one was convenient and I do like the chunky little powerhouse locomotive.
RF&P F7A 1109 idles at Bryan Park, Acca Yard in Richmond, Va. November 1966.
For the first time since they debuted in 2011, a Heritage Unit has led the Auto Train. Amtrak 52 rolls north up 3 track at Greendale Interlocking, Richmond VA, with Phase 4 Heritage unit 184 in t... (more)
A litany of engines in a variety of paint schemes take a break by the maintenance facility building this cool December afternoon. December 2006.
An SD-45 leads three, four-axle GEs on a northbound TOFC hot shot approaching Acca Yard. The train has just crossed the James River.