A trio of Buckingham Branch GP16s idle away in Doswell Va. at 10:02 while awaiting their next assignments. This second round of winter storms dropped 12 to 14 inches on the area and stretched from... (more)
Buckingham Branch No. 9 (actually a rebuilt GP7--now classed as a GP16---an old 1951-built unit for Atlantic Coast Line)---awaits assignment at Doswell. The quaint store is an antique shop known a... (more)
Buckingham Locomotives 3, 8, and 9 wait patiently for the snow storm to pass.
Buckingham Branch 9 waits it out for the next assignment on a beautiful afternoon.
The engineer is maneuvering Engine #12 in the Doswell Yard to end a full day of activities.
Note that this joins heavier (left) and lighter (right) rails as the siding enters the main, on this former C&O trackage
There is much activity around the yard this afternoon as BB #8 jockeys freight cars.
A westbound local passes a Charlottesville police officer talking to two men who were trespassing on the tracks.
There is lots of movement around the Buckingham Branch yard in Doswell.
Buckingham Branch Locomotive #8 is bringing back a load of empty box cars from the Beer plant down in Richmond.
A rainbow appears on the horizon after a rainstorm just passed over the area.
Buckingham Locomotive #3 coupled with BB Caboose 223 is on display for Doswell Garden Day. Visitors can climb inside the caboose or locomotive for a birds eye view back into a past era.
After doing a little research I have found this unit has a rather interesting heritage. BB 10 started life as a C&O GP9, wound up on the ICG/IC (obvious by appearance) where it was rebuilt as a GP... (more)
Buckingham Branch Locomotives #3 & #11 adorned with icicles wait unconditionally in all the bad weather for their next assignment.
Buckingham Locomotives 8, 9, and 10 are lined up waiting for their next assignment.