Regional ready for departure to Richmond
Commuters looking over their ride home as 303 arrives at Alexandria
Rolling meet at Alexzandria, as VRE 338 heads north; note Washington Metro northbound at right, also.
The sun has set, but a little residual light remains as 307 departs for Fredericksburg
Dismounting from the steed
Crew and other employees talking prior to 103's departure for Roanoke, Former station (now police department) in background; agent now works from metal building at left, complete with Missouri Pa... (more)
Shenandoah-Roanoke local ready for departure; not much revenue at this point! Former station (then police department) behind
"Miss Ollie" Goodson, the agent at Tomball, puts up the orders for number 78. Previously known as the Burlington-Rock Island, or Joint Texas railroad, in which the Rock Island and the Burlington ... (more)
Not the same now: "VIA switched to microwaved meals on its Gaspe service in Quebec last year and customers responded positively." (Winnipeg Free Press, October 29, 2011)
Interesting clouds as Amtrak's "Carolinian" heads north, on time
Intermodal didn't always move in separate trains. N&W Shenandoah local 102 has picked up a single flat with a pair of trailers from the ramp at Buena Vista, and is backing down onto its train.
Heading towards Front Royal and Hagerstown on a beautiful fall day
Dome Diner kitchen; real food in a real kitchen