Heart of an EMD GP7! On a cold night, the sixteen-cylinder diesel engine of 1500 HP (Model EMD 567B) shines in the old ex-B&M 470 EMD GP7R.
FCEN is handling a rail train for RJ Corman and CFRC, they will unload not far away at Virginia Drive.
A view from a time before the BB operated a LOT less trackage than they do now. In just a few years, the BB would go from a sleepy branchline operator to the largest shortline operator in Virgini... (more)
The mixed train to Macon (there's a coach tacked on the rear of the freight cars) heads out of Camak yard. It will be followed by the coal train headed for Georgia Power's Plant Harlee near Mille... (more)
A crewman flags the Croghan run across Arlington Road (I think) on its return down the branch to Johns Island and the ex-ACL mainline. Once there, they will rejoin the rest of their train - the h... (more)
On January 20th, 2015, Buckingham Branch GP16 number 8 brings a single car across the diamond at the CSX crossing. As it does, it passes the old Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac tower that prote... (more)
One of the few with a steam generator . In the back ground was one of many truck tipple mines that was beside the engine terminal back then. From my slide collection. Photo by Mark Clark
FCEN assembles their portion of the Ringling Brothers Red Unit for delivery to CSX who will handle the train to Jacksonville. For the first time, the train will head south towards Lakeland and &q... (more)
A GP7 and Toronto's skyline. CN 4803 is a GP7 built by GMD in 1953. It is currently owned by the Toronto Railway Historical Association and is on display at the Toronto Railway Heritage Cen... (more)
A rare daylight move on the western end of the TH&B, which usually operated under cover of darkness. When the steel trains started operating between Hamilton and Nanticoke, daylight runs became th... (more)