The eastbound local preparing to depart Charlottesville.
Two sets of power rest inbetween jobs at the busy BBRR Yard in Doswell.
A Buckingham Branch crew slides in another GP16 behind two already sitting in the yard on a Friday afternoon in VA. This yard is located right off I-95 not far from Paramount's Kings Mountain them... (more)
Day one of Buckingham Branch's lease of CSX Piedomnt Sub. They're switching cars to get ready for the day's operations.
First day of Buckingham Branch operations on CSX's ex-C&O Piedmont Sub in central VA. In this shot, the train is still switching out cars for the day's operations as he pulls around the wye conne... (more)
The first day of BB operations in Doswell, Virginia. Canon EOS Digital Rebel w/ 70-200mm F/4L lens. 1/500 sec @ F/8.
Buckingham Branch has acquired approximately 200 miles of track from CSX from Richmond to Clifton Forge. The Buckingham Branch has bought three new GP40s and repainted their GP16s.
The local north bound freight heads toward the CSX interchange as it switches industries along the way.
Buckingham Branch's first GP16 and second locomotive is BB 2. Today the Buckingham Branch has four GP16's all of which are operating on the line from Richmond to Clifton Forge.
This engine was, at first, bought for spare parts because it was in scrap condition. However, the Buckingham Branch's mechanics tinkered with it and got it running so it became their second locomo... (more)