Southern Railway’s Only Berkshire
During the steam era, the Southern Railway never rostered any locomotives of the 2-8-4 wheel arrangement. In 1981, however, that changed when the ... (more)
Southbound loaded pipe train NS 055 passes the Amtrak station platform. The pipe is being shipped to Clarksville, VA for offloading as part of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction project.
The Dash 9 pusher on U54 starts to hold the 162 empties back as they crest the grade at Virginia Lee on the Buchanan Branch.
After a crew change as Lester Fork, U54 gets underway passing the bracket signal at Hurley, with 162 empties and a pusher on the rear bound for Weller Yard.
Royal Hudson 2839 is giving it all she’s got pulling a heavy train of NRHS convention attendees north through Burnley Station, Virginia on Labor Day weekend, 1979. The train is trying to make up t... (more)
NS train 35Q (Allentown, PA to Linwood, NC) with NS D9-44CW 9079 stopped at the diamond.
Richmond, Frederick and Potomac GP35 131 leads a southbound piggyback train as it storms across the huge truss bridge at Woodbridge, Virginia.
Mixed freight rolls southbound on the Richmond, Frederick and Potomac at Dumfries, Virginia. An RF&P GP40-2 is accompanied by a GP40, an SW1200, and a Seaboard System C36-8.
On a pleasant autumn afternoon, a southbound Amtrak train 91, the Silver Star, rumbles across the trestle adjacent to the marina in Neabsco, Virginia.
Thanks to Virginia’s long-standing caboose law, the northbound Orange Blossom Special still has a rear end crew in this October, 1987 view. The view is from Quantico, Virginia, looking acro... (more)
N&W #611 rumbles through the town of Christiansburg, VA passing the N&W depot originally built by the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad in 1868. Just behind that station, out of view, survives a 1906... (more)
Sitting in the Buckingham Branch yard in Doswell, Virginia is GP16 #8 with high nose GP38-2 #14 and #16.
BNSF 7572 shoving a light unit move past the Ferrum CP.
The CNJ/Reading duo on point for the 746 clearing the Martinsville CP.
In a light rain shower, the NS 8101 Central of Georgia pushes the NS 746 south through Henry, Va