A private corporation operated the Auto Train 1971-1981. One of the carrier's brightly colored locomotives idles prior to departure from Lorton, VA.
Southbound Autotrain leaving Lorton on the way to Florida.
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Waiting at Lorton for the afternoon departure to Sanford, Florida.
Amtrak Auto Train getting ready for it's arrival in a few minutes after the trip from Florida.
CSXT 2795 leads a short local train northbound through Lorton Station. A caboose was placed at the rear of the train.
CSXT 2795 leads a short local train through Lorton Station.
VRE communting train departs Lorton Station.
VRE communting train arrives at Lorton Station.
AMTK 817 leads a Northeast Regional train through Lorton Station.
Once spotted, Auto Train's Auto Carriers are expeditiously unloaded to get travelers on their way to their final destination.
Auto Train Alco S-1 625 switcher at Lorton, Virginia on March 19, 1978.
Auto Carriers are prepared for unloading on Amtrak's Auto Train.
Auto Carriers are filled for the afternoon departure of Amtrak's Auto Train.