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1950s and 1960s virginia
just as the 1970s were a good era in virginia railroading, the 1950s and 1960s were just as colorful as the 1970s were. this a tribute to the days of simple railroading and why it served as a basis of what it is today.
Photo Album By: earl thomas jr
 
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Photo ID: 571746

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Norfolk Franklin & Danville Rwy
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Suffolk, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NFD 203
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: November 24, 1968


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Apr 02, 2016

Views: 1,777
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 571471

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Baldwin AS-416
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1616
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1968


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Mar 30, 2016

Views: 1,810
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 568711

The George Washington A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 4028
Train ID: CO Train 41
Photo Date: September 21, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Mar 07, 2016

Views: 2,772
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 567889

The Pocahontas A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 514
Train ID: NW 3
Photo Date: November 24, 1968


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 29, 2016

Views: 4,890
Comments: 3

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 567888

The George Washington A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 4029
Train ID: CO 41
Photo Date: October, 1968


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 29, 2016

Views: 7,323
Comments: 12

Favorited: 58


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Photo ID: 567887

The George Washington A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 4028
Train ID: CO 42
Photo Date: September 20, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 29, 2016

Views: 5,606
Comments: 3

Favorited: 33
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Photo ID: 483033

Original slide from my collection showing J-class #611 - the best passenger steam locomotive ever built in history. The photo has been made in Norfolk VA.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 611
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 18, 1954


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By: Dariusz Lachowicz

Added: May 26, 2014

Views: 7,469
Comments: 4

Favorited: 50
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Photo ID: 471931

My favorite Southern Railway six-motor units were the SD24s. They were kind of overshadowed after the newer SD35s and SD45s started arriving, but these were the units that I identify with the "Rat... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD24
Location: Andover, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 2516
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1968


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Mar 01, 2014

Views: 3,316
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Photo ID: 447646

RF&P F7A 1109 idles at Bryan Park, Acca Yard in Richmond, Va. November 1966.

Railroad: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: RF&P 1109
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November, 1966


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By: Wharton Separk

Added: Aug 18, 2013

Views: 3,610
Comments: 1

Favorited: 28

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Photo ID: 443393

L&N train 66, a "fast freight" from Norton, VA to Corbin, KY, is getting its initial terminal brake test at the joint N&W yard at Norton. An N&W car knocker is slowly walking the train and will jo... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Norton, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: LN 1401
Train ID: LN 66
Photo Date: May, 1967


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jul 14, 2013

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Favorited: 29

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Photo ID: 443076

A little native ingenuity has been employed at the Southern-Interstate shop facilities at Andover, VA this day in 1969. General Coal Alco S-2 number 10 has fried a traction motor, so the Andover s... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Alco S2
Location: Andover, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: GC 10
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1969


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jul 12, 2013

Views: 7,364
Comments: 9

Favorited: 56
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Photo ID: 439446

The L&N Cumberland Valley Division dispatcher at Corbin has decided to run Corbin, KY-Norton, VA through freight number 55 as an extra between Loyall, KY and Norton, since it's fairly far behind s... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Alco RS-3
Location: Olinger, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: LN 147
Train ID: LN 55
Photo Date: May, 1967


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jun 10, 2013

Views: 3,283
Comments: 4

Favorited: 34

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Photo ID: 427758

Early Alcos on steam-bastion N&W meet at Pounding Mill, Va. on N&W's Clinch Valley line between Bluefield, W. Va. and Norton, Va. Eastbound RS-11 312 waits in the siding for 329 and its mates we... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Claypool Hill, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 312
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 04, 1957


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Mar 08, 2013

Views: 4,659
Comments: 1

Favorited: 39

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Photo ID: 419239

Four SCL GP40's in the split-image paint scheme handle piggyback train No. 175 at Skelton, Va. in March 1969. All of the images seen in this photograph are now gone. CSX abandoned and removed th... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard Coast Line
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Skelton, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SCL 1542
Train ID: SCL 175
Photo Date: March, 1969


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By: Wharton Separk

Added: Dec 29, 2012

Views: 4,062
Comments: 7

Favorited: 53

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Photo ID: 410481

C&O E8 units 4026 and 4016 sit together with the Washington and Newport News sections of the GEORGE WASHINGTON which were combined here for the trip west.

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 4026
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1969


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Sep 28, 2012

Views: 4,188
Comments: 1

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