Bound for the Birchwood plant about 10 miles down the line, loaded coal train T161 is making the turn off the RF&P mainline and onto the Sealston Branch. The RF&P is a cab signaled line, and for a... (more)
It's a beautiful February morning in the James River valley, and manifest train Q303 is blasting out of Clifton Forge having finished working the yard.
Bound for the Wheelwright plant just a few miles south of here, 102 loads of coal head down the Bellwood approaching Goodes Street, leaving the Richmond skyline behind.
With a trio of west coast visitors, loaded military train W867 rolls north across the James River in Richmond. If you look closely, you'll notice the bridge still says 'Seaboard' near the middle; ... (more)
It's a beautiful July afternoon, and a couple of locals are enjoying the view from City Dock Park. Rolling across the Rappahannock River is Amtrak regional train 94, as he departs Fredericksburg w... (more)
Departing the Fredericksburg station is commuter train P312, seen here coming onto the now 90 year old Rappahannock River Bridge as a few locals are enjoying the beautiful morning.
Now I've come close to a good over/under many, many times here, but to have it work out so perfectly, well, there's no describing it! As loaded coal train T193 heads east on the C&O mainline (top)... (more)
It is a beautiful, cloudless morning in Fredericksburg as the area local D793 heads north across a nearly still Rappahannock River, bound for the DC area to work a few industries. Ex B&O GP40-2 #6... (more)
As the sun sets behind the Richmond skyline, empty DODX train W868 heads east on the Peninsula Subdivision toward Fort Eustis, VA. on the old C&O Viaduct.
With the forecast showing cloudy for most of the day, it was nice to get some morning sun in the area. Loaded coal train T211 heads east on the C&O Viaduct at Rivanna Junction with a pair of back ... (more)
With the end of the loaded coal car supported fully, a welder begins cutting away the defective rail below as work continues into the night to get the branch line back open.
'Clean up, Aisle 6!'
Having made it no more than 3 miles onto the Sealston Branch this afternoon, loaded coal train T161 put 9 cars on the ground. Here we are just 8 hours after the derailment ... (more)
Crossing the beautiful Rapidan River, the Office Car Special is headed north back to Altoona after a week in Georgia for 'The Masters' golf tournament.
On a beautiful Memorial Day morning, excursion train 958 heads west near Salem with the lovely 'Queen of Steam' looking mighty fine on her Birthday.
Having loaded the final commuters for the morning, train P880 departs Brunswick, bound for Washington D.C. with cab car #8046 showing the way east.