Eastbound Amtrak No. 50, the Washington section of the "George Washington," is ready to leave Charlottesville, VA on Feb. 9, 1974 with Amtrak E8A No. 200 and B&O GP7 No. 5631. No. 98, the Newport News section had already departed with a B&O GP7 and a dome coach.
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.