Trio of Chessie System units brings a train of mtys through Charlottesville.
A westbound coal empty stopped on the main.
NS 11R has to cool its heels for a few moments while a CSXT westbound on the Buckingham Branch crosses ahead at Charlottesville, VA.
A westbound train of empties slowly makes it's way through downtown, passing the old Matacia Fruit Co. building.
Newport News section departing; note scale track & house at left.
Newport News section; note scale track at left
Washington section ready for departure
Switching the Washington & Newport News sections
The steel rail, steel wheel interface looks especially nice during the "golden hour", when the setting sun, low in the sky, casts a warm glow on everything. Westbound CSX myts seen crossing the N... (more)
SR U23B's 3923, 3921, and 3932 head south through Charlottesville, VA crossing the C&O at grade. C&O called this control point "JC Cabin".
Sparkling, bright Chessie System (C&O) bay window caboose and a dirty extended vision caboose occupy the middle depot track in Charlottesville. Note the Southern Ry. M of W truck in the parking l... (more)
Three filthy SD50s take a grain train west past Union Station in Charlottesville, VA.
I cannot remember the reason for the move. Deadheading equipment, perhaps. Still... an interesting move of private varnish westbound past Union Station in Charlottesville in March, 1985.
Two Soo Line units in two schemes take a winding sulphur train westbound through Charlottesville. Realignment of both CSXT and NS visible due to underpass construction at both railroads.
NS GP59 4628 on a light engine move in Charlottesville a few days after the Blizzard of 1996. Temporary erector set-like West Main Street overpass is visible in background.