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.
CSX hopper train T734 heads back west up the former C&O piedmondt sub for more coal. This train more often then not follows the rivanna sub up the river route to go back west for more coal.
NS stack train 228 rolls south on the old southern mainline in charlottesville, about to cross over the diamond with the former C&O on her way down to norfolk with a load of export stacks.
CSXT 775 is the first of 15 ex-CR SD70MAC units that CSX acquired. This unit is to be renumbered to #4575.
NS SD50 5416, still wearing the Conrail Quality paint scheme, leads train 228 painted unit rolls past the Amtrak station platform. NS 5416 was originally built as CR 6727 in 1983.