Engine 85 leads the charge as E505 clangs across the diamond in Doswell and continues west towards Clifton Forge and the West Virginia coal mines for another load of export coal.
In March of 2009, a snowstorm dumped a 6-12+ inches on some parts of the mid-atlantic states.
The last scheduled southbound Silver Star escapes before the twin blizzards of 2010 will shutdown the Mid-Atlantic region for a week.
What started of the beginning of the snow storms, was just getting started in this shot. CSX was having problems with the crossovers all up and down the RF&P.
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)
South bound CSX manifest train Q403 rumlbes through Doswell Va. at 14:56 with a SD70AC and CW40-8 for power. The old RF&P signals will soon fall and their replacements lay to the side ready to be ... (more)
South bound CSX manifest train Q409 is seen as it rumbles through Doswell Va. at 14:46.
Buckingham Branch GP16 number 8 idles in the cool winter air at 14:26 while awaiting it's next assignment in Doswell Va.
Buckingham Locomotives 3, 8, and 9 wait patiently for the snow storm to pass.
Stirring up a snow cloud, Q416 rolls north through Doswell.
Running late because of the heavy snows, Q410 heads north through Doswell.
A pair of CSX locomotives remain parked during the snowfall waiting for activities to resume at the rock quarry.
Amtrak Train #194 heads north through Doswell as the heavy snow has covered the tracks. December 2009.
After crossing the Buckingham Branch Railroad in Doswell, a former Conrail unit leads a loaded coal train though town as it rolls toward Richmond.