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.
NS 6550 alone on a hidden rail train on #2 track is overtaken by CR 6524 leading NS train 214 on #1 track at Charlottesville, VA.
The USPS Celebrate the Century express heads south through Charlottesville, VA, en route to Danville, VA for display engagement.
Pusher needed for Amtrak? No. CSXT 9992 and two business cars are being hauled dead-in-tow behind Amtrak train #51 to Huntington. About to leave Charlottesville.
AMTK 13 in charge of the Cardinal, train #51, back in the days of Superliner equipment (Sep 1995 - May 2002) about to leave Charlottesville, VA.
NS 9744 and 70M-2 2751 pull 228 back up to speed after being held up at the wye in charlottesville after being held up there by a empt westbound wheelwright hopper train.
Amtrak Cardinal train 51 at Charlottesville.
P98, lead by 8950, gets back underway from charlottesville on his way up north to manassas and northern virginia on his daily local freight service.