The former Chesapeake & Albemarle 2190 now wears the official G&W colors, along with new road number 1720.
The sound of non-turbo EMD prime mover is the only sound heard this morning in the vast empty farmland just north of Elizabeth City as 2190 barks along with 37 loaded stone cars in tow - all desti... (more)
After a quick run down from Chesapeake, the crew had dropped their entire train at a customer north of Elizabeth City by 1000 and were running light headed for the office when the day went south. ... (more)
Looking pretty rough, C&A's two out of service GP38's sit parked in the weeds by the offices with tracks pulled up on either side. They are both former SCL GP40's built in 1967. 3842 was sidelined... (more)
Their are two prominent types of scenes along the C&A: vast open farmland and small towns with silos. This is characteristic of the second type of scene as 2158 trails the train through Camden. Th... (more)
Getting an early morning start from Chesapeake this morning, shortly after sunrise the southbound C&A train has arrived at Shawboro siding led by the line's entire active roster: a pair of GP7u's.... (more)
A C&A local eases over the swing bridge spanning the Pasquotank River in Elizabeth City, NC. Many things came together for this photo-- a delay caused them to cross the bridge northbound in daylig... (more)
At approximately 4AM, the Chesapeake and Albermarle rock job was northbound with approximately 40 empties. It passed 2 signals and approached the open bascule draw span over the Intercoastal Water... (more)
At approximately 4AM, the Chesapeake and Albermarle rock job was northbound with approximately 40 empties. When it approached the open bascule draw span over the Intercoastal Waterway, the train ... (more)
CA 2158 with a short train near the Virginia-North Carolina border.
I followed the line all the way to Edenton, this was about all in found, still in Railtex colors. Evidently there is traffic but where it comes from I could not tell.
Looking down the tracks from the cab of 2190. Photo taken with Permission
C&A freight crosses the Pasquotank River bound for Chesapeake, VA from Elizabeth City, NC.