Coming up on nearly a year ago to date, a trio of Buckingham Branch EMDs rest in the small town of Doswell, Virginia.
Buckingham Branch power waits for its next assignment in Doswell yard.
CSXT uses the Buckingham Branch Railroad to move alot of their empty type trains from Richmond to Clifton Forge. This allow CSXT to keep eastbound loaded trains running via the flatter James River... (more)
The northbound Silver Star passes the last RF&P style brackett signal left on this line here at Doswell. The train has just slammed across the Buckingham Branch Piedmont Sub and pass the old aband... (more)
The Buckingham Branch has finished the days work, and the pair of GP variant motors are tied down on the 'Depot Track'. Not long after they had shut down, loaded rock train W654 is seen headed dow... (more)
With a late fall snowstorm having dumped a few inches of the white stuff throughout Virginia and much of North Carolina, track geometry train W003 is running down #2 track while testing for defect... (more)
Buckingham Branch locomotive 14 sits in the Doswell yard on Labor Day weekend. BB 14 was originally built for the Southern Railroad in 1972. The former RF&P signal still stands in the background.
CSX Q03127 (North Bergen, NJ - Jacksonville, FL) with CSXT CW44AH 559 and CW44AC 260 passing HN Tower. Built in 1929, it protected the interlocking of the RF&P and C&O until it was retired in 1958... (more)
At 66 years of age and looking resplendent in a new coat of point, Buckingham Branch GP 16 #8 rests in the bright late Spring sunshine awaiting its next assignment. The unit was built to GP 7 spe... (more)
CSX GP40-2 6142 accelerates a local through Doswell, Virginia heading back to Acca Yard in Richmond. The tower used to protect the crossing of the C&O Piedmont division and the RF&P main line. The... (more)
The East Coast was in the midst of quite the deep freeze, with temperatures not reaching above freezing for nearly 2 weeks. The word was going around that a "Bomb Cyclone" was set to hit... (more)
With a former RF&P signal in the background, Buckingham Branch EMD GP16s #3 and #5 are seen at the yard in Doswell, Virginia.
The prelude to the 1983 NRHS convention in Richmond was the unusual steam double-header consisting of Savannah & Atlanta #750 leading N&W #611. The train is pictured on the RF&P at Doswell, VA
Sitting in the Buckingham Branch yard in Doswell, Virginia is GP16 #8 with high nose GP38-2 #14 and #16.
CSX southbound mixed freight with CSXT SD70MAC #4786 is seen passing Buckingham Branch GP-16 #8 and GP38-2 #16 in Doswell, Virginia.