A pair of RF&P GP40s lead what was most likely the Sealston Switcher south out of Potomac Yard. The train is passing an inbound freight at Alexandria station. This job handled sand and gravel fo... (more)
“Refrigerated, Frosty & Patapsco”…and that’s just the locomotive. As an early morning snowfall peters out, OBSS (the Orange Blossom Special-Sout... (more)
CSX R171, the former OBSS (Orange Blossom Special-South), with RF&P 121 plus four, charges west, Main to No. 1, past the CPLs guarding Rossville interlocking on the Philadelphia Sub ... (more)
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (more)
Sure it's some big shot Science Museum now, but from 1916 until 1971, it served as a passenger station for the Atlantic Coast Line and Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac railroads. In 1977, it go... (more)
Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac GP40-2s 141 and 146 lead a southbound piggyback train through rural Caroline County in the commonwealth of Virginia. (Penola, Virginia – April 1984) John H... (more)
"Orange Blossom" power.
Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac train Extra 123 South crawls out of the railroad’s "Pot Yard" (the nickname for their Potomac Yard) behind a pair of GP40s (123 and 122) and a GP40-... (more)
With a CSX crew on board, power from the southbound Orange Blossom Special leaves the East Side Yard office in Philadelphia, and moves toward Grays Ferry. Once an air test is completed, th... (more)
The southbound Orange Blossom Special has arrived in Philadelphia from Kearny, New Jersey. The Conrail crew has left the train at Grays Ferry, and is proceeding away from the photographer ... (more)
A pair of RF&P E8A's 1009-1014 on the point of train 375 pauses at Alexandria station before continuing south to Richmond on March 01, 1971. Two railroads, the Southern Railway and the C&O opera... (more)
The RF&P 2nd generation geeps shared a paint scheme - if not paint colors - with GM&O GP30s and GP35s.