Assisted by CSXT power, RF&P GP-40 No. 121 moves a heavy Train No. 401 through the town of Ashland. RF&P GP-40's were equipped with dual control stands and could be operated with either the long h... (more)
Rendered expendable by the shutdown of Potomac Yard, the switchers and slugs formerly used at PY are stored out of service at the RF&P's Bryan Park Terminal in Richmond.
On a hazy summer morning, RF&P Train No. 276 gets underway from Acca Yard for its run to Potomac Yard. When their days in passenger service had ended, the RF&P used its E8 diesels in freight servi... (more)
RF&P Train No. 227 nears Richmond following a January snow and ice storm with an unusual motive power consist of GP-40 No. 127 and SW-1200 No. 81.
CSXT Chessie System GP-40 6236 heads up the last operation of Train No. 172 (the Orange Blossom Special) over the RF&P Railroad. The train is shown approaching Hermitage Road Crossing as it depart... (more)
RF&P Alco S2 switcher #55 has just been rolled out of the shop in the new simplified paint scheme.
E8 RF&P 1013 has just been painted and rolled out in the new simplified paint scheme.
Leased RF&P E8 1014 drifts down the Blue Ridge grade with tr. 25, POWHATAN ARROW. The class J 4-8-4s were mostly in standby or freight service after N&W President Stuart Saunders decided to hurry ... (more)
RF&P GP40-2 142 in Richmond, VA [6/1972].
A southbound RF&P intermodal brakes past the Amtrak station on Staples Mills Road at Richmond, on the last lap into Acca Yard.
A north south bridge traffic freight heads out as the sun sets.
An RF&P GP40 pinch hits for an ailing Amtrak F40 on this northbound train.
The bright lights of National Airport and Washington DC glow behind RF&P SW1500 #5, one of nine such units on the railroad.