"Heads Up, Charlie"CSX 171 (OBSS), with RF&P GP40-2 141 plus three, is westbound at Rossville interlocking on CSX's (former B&O) Philadelphia Subdivision. The conductor appear... (more)
RF&P 1002 has seen better days. This streamliner once wore the RF&P's gray and blue scheme and hauled passenger around Washington D.C and Richmond. Today its owned by the Virginia Museum of Transp... (more)
An RF&P TOFC train heads south past Potomac Yards. This train was most likely 171, the Orange Blossom Special. 171 originated on Conrail in South Kearny, NJ and terminated in Tampa, FL on... (more)
The units were 137 (GP35), 127 (GP40), 125 (GP40), 1011 (E8A), and 101 (GP7).
At 14:38, a late-running Orange Blossom Special-South, with RF&P GP40 121 plus two additional, is westbound approaching Poplar (mp 82.5) on CSX's (former B&O) Philadelphia Sub on September 26, 198... (more)
An RF&P E unit sits in storage at the Roanoke yard lashed up with an old Conrail still in it's paint. I am unsure of the future plans for this locomotive, but hopefully it will one day be restored... (more)
RF&P 146 leads the "Orange Juice Train" through the Fredericksburg area.
This is another example of a beautiful Northern built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the RF&P, number 610, the Governor Fitzhugh Lee. The order was for six locomotives, 607 - 612. I noticed... (more)
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin Locomotive Works, and would give our father different builder's cards when he would see him. Today I found out that my ... (more)
"Sunrise Orange Blossom"On 12/15/1985 at 07:30, eleven minutes after a 07:19 sunrise, the OBSS (Orange Blossom Special-South), led by RF&P GP40-2 142, is westbound on track 1 crossing t... (more)
The Orange Blossom Special’s power is emerging from one of the tunnels under South 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue in South Philadelphia. The second and third units are both CSX units nu... (more)
The power for the southbound Orange Blossom Special has cut off from its train and proceeded to CSX’ East Side Yard office in Philadelphia for a crew change. Here it backs toward Grays Ferr... (more)
A southbound Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac freight rolls across the massive truss bridge at Woodbridge, Virginia.
The Blue and the Gray
The blue and gray color scheme of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, & Potomac Railroad has been said to have been inspired by the colors of the Union and Confeder... (more)
A northbound Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac pig train rolls through Springfield, Virginia on a cold January day.