Southbound C&O freight at Alexandria, VA || July 1957 Photo by Bob Drake, Tom Sink Collection
With its exhaust stacks capped, #6 sits outside of PY's yard office. After years of working Pot Yard, #6 ended up going north to work for the Patapsco & Back River.
Shortly after change to green paint on passenger units
A Virgina Railway Express Manassas line train makes the station stop at Alexandria. As more MPI built MP36's come onto the property scenes like this with rebuilt geeps for passenger service become... (more)
Back in 1978, just as it is today, the grassy hill at Alexandria Passenger Station was a great place to spend some time watching and photographing trains. It was busy, with freights from C&O, RF&... (more)
Tomorrow is Christmas day, as I get ready to go home, I catch a WMATA train heading into the Duke Street tunnel.
Tomorrow is Christmas day and Amtrak is busy getting people home for Christmas while a US Airways flight descends into Regan National.
An afternoon piggyback train departs PY and wastes no time accelerating to track speed.
Afternoon VRE train 303 arrives into Alexandria Amtrak as a Metro train arrives into King Street Metro. Train 303 is running with extra cars today, as today is the last working day before Christma... (more)
Q173 heads south on track 3 through Alexandria Station.
CSX intermodal heads south the day after a second record setting blizzard impacts Washington, D.C. during the winter of 2009.