One might wonder what two freshly overhauled and painted RF&P E8As would be doing stored at Broad Street Station in April, 1971, merely days before Amtrak assumed operation of passenger service. ... (more)
RF&P GP35 No. 133 leads southbound intermodal train No. 175 across Quantico Creek Bridge at Quantico, VA on January 30, 1988. Work was almost complete on RF&P's new single track bridge built to r... (more)
Northbound RF&P No. 502, better known as the Acca Local, scurries through the snow at Colemans Mill, VA on January 9, 1988 with GP40 No. 127. No. 502 was called at Acca Yard in Richmond for 9:00 ... (more)
Northbound RF&P through freight No. 192 hammers across the RF&P/C&O diamond at Doswell, VA on January 8, 1988. HN Tower was closed in 1958 when RF&P went to CTC, but was been maintained to house ... (more)
Southbound RF&P intermodal train No. 171 rounds the curve at Rutherglen, VA on Dec. 12, 1987 with a mixed motive power consist. By this time CSX influence was really being felt on the RF&P. With... (more)
Southbound RF&P intermodal train No. 175 was cresting the grade at Rutherglen, VA on Dec. 12, 1987 with GP40-2 No. 147 in the lead. No. 175 operated between Potomac Yard in Alexandria, VA and Flo... (more)
The management and employees of the RF&P had always been proud of their railroad. As the takeover by CSX appeared to be imminent, that pride seemed to grow and solidify. In 1986, RF&P decided to... (more)
Southbound RF&P through freight train Advance 227 has just crested Summit Hill south of Fredericksburg, VA on Sept. 14, 1980. Equipped with ATC and Flexicoil trucks, SW1500 No. 91 was a regular i... (more)
Northbound RF&P Train No. 86, the "Everglades," awaits its 4:15 PM departure from Broad Street Station in Richmond, VA in May, 1970. E8A No. 1015 has come through on SCL from Jacksonville, FL. S... (more)
RF&P SW1200 #83 awaiting its next work at Acca Yard in Richmond, VA || July 1972
Southbound RF&P through freight No. 109 passing the signals at North Doswell, VA.
RF&P Train No. 86 awaits its 4:15 PM departure from Broad Street Station. At this time SCL power almost always ran through on the RF&P on No. 86. No. 529 is one of a number of SCL E units equipp... (more)
"Torpedo boats" were always a favorite of mine. This on has been retired and is awaiting its fate with some light cannabalization inflicted by shop forces.