CSX R171 (former OBSS, "Orange Blossom Special South"), with RF&P GP40 125 plus three, westbound by "Baltimore Brick", approaching Rossville interlocking, on the Philadelphia ... (more)
On a lovely March morning, the St Patrick's Day festival is in full swing at the Spotsylvania Industrial Park, and a load of museum guests are riding along as they depart the 'Deep Run Station' be... (more)
A combination of RF&P and B&O geeps lead the southbound Orange Blossom Special across the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, Maryland. The Kearney, New Jersey – Tampa, Florida intermodal ... (more)
CSX R191 (Orange Blossom Special), led by RF&P GP40 125, westbound on the Thomas Viaduct at 10:53 on December 9, 1990. The trailing units include CSXT GP40 6798, Chessie/CSXT B36-7 5552, and RF&P ... (more)
CSX R171 (OBSS), with RF&P GP40 121 in the lead, is westbound approaching Poplar (mp 82.5) on B&O/CSX Philadelphia S.D. on July 5, 1987.
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.
CSX R-171 (former OBSS), with RF&P GP40 121 in the lead, is westbound crossing the Thomas Viaduct on the B&O/CSX Washington S.D. on July 5, 1987.
A RF&P SW1500 and former Alco S2 slug work Potomac Yard. The entire yard has subsequently been removed, and the area gentrified with new residential and shopping areas.
OBSS (R171) powered by RF&P GP40-2 145 and GP40 126, plus three, westbound at White Marsh, MD on Philadelphia S.D.
(from a Kodachrome slide)
On April 19, 1986, CSX’ former Baltimore & Ohio Philadelphia line was experiencing signal problems. Trains were required to come to a complete stop and confirm block permission with the dispatcher... (more)
The Florida-bound Orange Blossom Special arrives from its Conrail origins at East Side Yard in Philadelphia. After a CSX crew goes on duty, the train will continue south to Richmond and poi... (more)
Three EMD’s in the final Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac paint scheme roll a southbound manifest through Doswell, Virginia.
Unused since 1958, Chesapeake & Ohio’s HN tower in Doswell, Virginia still stands watch over the crossing of the RF&P. Here the southbound Orange Blossom Special charges south on the RF&P a... (more)
It was impossible to get a wire-free photo of the joint C&O/RF&P passenger station at Doswell, Virginia. Here a one-car special passes the station during its southbound journey.