THE THOROUGHBRED OF TRANSPORTATION
The Norfolk Southern Executive Office Train (OCS) passes one of the many horse farms that dot the landscape in Northern Virginia, This one near Berryville on it... (more)
The Manassas Gap Railroad was built to here in 1861 and was the site of the first troop movement by train to battle as Confederate forces from Winchester in the Shenandoah Valley... (more)
Three EMD’s in the final Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac paint scheme roll a southbound manifest through Doswell, Virginia.
Unused since 1958, Chesapeake & Ohio’s HN tower in Doswell, Virginia still stands watch over the crossing of the RF&P. Here the southbound Orange Blossom Special charges south on the RF&P a... (more)
Eastbound through pastoral Washington County on a summer evening.
Amtrak P 091 led by AMTK 164 is seen clearing Doswell, VA, with BB 8 adding a nice touch to the composition
Q141 flies over the Mattaponi River on a Hot July Afternoon, Too bad the river was too low for swimming!
It was impossible to get a wire-free photo of the joint C&O/RF&P passenger station at Doswell, Virginia. Here a one-car special passes the station during its southbound journey.
All kinds of unbelievable sights on this particular weekend.
Another one that will be remembered for a long time, despite the enormous crowds leading to numerous duplicate views, this was a lifetime highlight of a shot for me.
Class One railroads are sidelining tons of locomotives coast to coast, a sad sign of the times.
A southbound RF&P TOFC train is making track speed as it approaches the C&O diamond at Doswell, Virginia. The freight house is still extant in this May, 1982 view.
Due to the floods that engulfed the C&O in West Virginia, The RF&P are seeing a good amount of Rerouted traffic, as this Phosphate train heads north with a classy Ex Conrail leader and a friendly ... (more)
A North Bound CSX Train on the Bellwood Sub at Richmond, VA, approaches Main Street Station. This Train would go West on from here.
South Bound Train CSX Q401 crosses the James River Bridge, while an East Bound Coal train sits on the C&O main at Richmond, VA.