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1970s virginia
i was born in virginia in 1972. when i think of railroads that shaped the commonwealth. i think of railroads like, SCL, N&W and southern. this is a tribute to those wonderful days gone by and for those who remember it well.
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Photo ID: 337531

A very railroad-looking 70-Tonner

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE 70-ton
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 701
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 20, 1972


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Sep 12, 2010

Views: 3,293
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Photo ID: 333871

Eastbound N&W train behind RS-11 #378 ready to leave Park Street in Roanoke, Dec. 1972.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 378
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1972


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By: Tom Sink

Added: Aug 06, 2010

Views: 3,600
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Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 331194

Former Texas & Pacific 2-10-4 No. 610 rolls a southbound Southern Railway excursion train through Covesville while passing a northbound Southern Ry freight train of "Big John" hopper cars.

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-4
Location: Covesville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 610
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: August 20, 1977


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By: William E. Griffin, Jr.

Added: Jul 12, 2010

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Photo ID: 331167

Southern Railway FP7's 6141 and 6146 take Train 405 under Pennsylvania RR catenary and past RF&P's RO Tower at the north end of Potomac Yard.

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 6141
Train ID: SOU 405
Photo Date: July 10, 1975


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By: William E. Griffin, Jr.

Added: Jul 12, 2010

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Photo ID: 330934

A SCL switcher smokes up the Fall sky as it performs its switching duties at the north end of Collier Yard.

Railroad: Seaboard Coast Line
Locomotive: EMD SW9
Location: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SCL 152
Train ID: None
Photo Date: November 15, 1979


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By: William E. Griffin, Jr.

Added: Jul 09, 2010

Views: 3,313
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Photo ID: 329265

NF&D Alcos switching at Lawrenceville, VA in the summer of 1970.

Railroad: Norfolk Franklin & Danville Rwy
Locomotive: Alco RS-36
Location: Lawrenceville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NFD 1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1970


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By: Tom Sink

Added: Jun 24, 2010

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Photo ID: 325975

C&O GP7 #5869 in Newport News, VA - August 1973

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 5869
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1973


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By: Tom Sink

Added: May 28, 2010

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Photo ID: 313734

NF&D RS-11 #202 still showing its N&W colors at Danville, VA in August 1970. This engine was built in 1956 as Nickel Plate #560 and later became N&W 2560.

Railroad: Norfolk Franklin & Danville Rwy
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Danville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NFD 202
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1970


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By: Tom Sink

Added: Feb 10, 2010

Views: 4,227
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Photo ID: 313654

Chesapeake & Ohio GP7 No. 5863 waiting for its next assignment at Newport News, Va

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 5863
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: January 24, 1973


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By: Kevin Pack

Added: Feb 10, 2010

Views: 3,516
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Photo ID: 310475

The Southern Crescent at Alexandria, VA, with the George Washington Masonic Memorial in the background.

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 6913
Train ID: SOU 2
Photo Date: September, 1978


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By: G. R. Harper

Added: Jan 12, 2010

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Photo ID: 308198

Norfolk Franklin & Danville RS-36 #1 and RS11 #201 at Lawrenceville, VA in 1970.

Railroad: Norfolk Franklin & Danville Rwy
Locomotive: Alco RS-36
Location: Lawrenceville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NFD 1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1970


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By: Tom Sink

Added: Dec 25, 2009

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Photo ID: 302269

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Norfolk , Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 740
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 18, 1977


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Oct 30, 2009

Views: 2,497
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Photo ID: 298195

B&O GP40 3748 resting in Richmond's Fulton Yard, Sept. 1973.

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BO 3748
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1973


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By: Tom Sink

Added: Sep 23, 2009

Views: 3,738
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 290416

A pair of Southern FP7s lead an excursion on the old Danville & Western at Martinsville, VA in 1976. The excursion began in Greensboro (NC) and ran north on the Southern, down the old D&W to Marti... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Martinsville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 6141
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1976


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By: Tom Sink

Added: Jul 12, 2009

Views: 5,125
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Photo ID: 287696

N&W "Baby Trainmaster".

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: FM H16-44
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 141
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 08, 1972


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By: TL Scott

Added: Jun 16, 2009

Views: 4,156
Comments: 0

Favorited: 22
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