RailPictures.Net Photo: SOU 6714 Southern Railway EMD F7(A) at Orange, Virginia by Extra 127 South
 
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Southern Railway (more..)
EMD F7(A) (more..)
Southern Railway Washington District (more..)
Orange, Virginia, USA (more..)
September 01, 1973
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SOU 6714 (more..)
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Southbound Southern mixed train No. 5, the "Piedmont," passes through Orange, VA on Sept. 1, 1973, led by F7A No. 6714. At this point in time, No. 5 left Washington passenger only. At Alexandria, VA , it stopped and picked up 10 to 20 loaded piggyback cars. Northbound No. 6 reversed the procedure, dropping the flats at Alexandria before proceeding into Washington.
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