RailPictures.Net Photo: RFP 138 Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac EMD GP35 at Fredericksburg, Virginia by Extra 127 South
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Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac (more..)
EMD GP35 (more..)
RF&P Main Line (more..)
Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA (more..)
March 06, 1978
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RFP 138 (more..)
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I must admit, I took every opportunity to view RF&P 250 ton wreck derrick No. 1 when it was being used. It didn't get used often, but when it did, I tried to be there. Still, being steam powered, it was a blast to watch. Each time it made a lift, a huge cloud of steam would erupt from the top. The night before, No. 105 had derailed a few cars when making a set off at Fredericksburg. A wreck train was called at Acca to come north and clear the small derailment. The No. 1 was retired in 1980.
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