RailPictures.Net Photo: BO 6697 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) EMD GP7 at Mineral, Virginia by Extra 127 South
 
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Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (more..)
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C&O Piedmont Subdivision (more..)
Mineral, Virginia, USA (more..)
September, 1973
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BO 6697 (more..)
Amtrak No. 98 (more..)
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Eastbound Amtrak No. 98, the Newport News section of the "George Washington," blasted through Mineral, VA in Sept., 1973 with B&O GP7 No. 6697 and one coach. Once Amtrak took over passenger operations, Geeps became the norm on the Newport News section. Interestingly, even though C&O had several boiler equipped Geeps assigned to Clifton Forge, B&O Geeps handled the job almost exclusively. Normally, a dome coach would be assigned to the train, but on this date a regular coach was pinch hitting.
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1970s virginia

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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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