The long viaduct along the face of Richmond allowed the C&O to close a troublesome tunnel underneath the city. Apparently, in an attempt to reopen this tunnel in the 1920s, a collapse trapped an ... (more)
A coal train crosses a break in the flood wall which lets traffic into downtown Richmond.
Arriving downtown Richmond, motorists pass through the flood wall. The large gate beneath the locos can slide across the road to fill the hole in the wall and protect the city from the James River... (more)
More Richmond Bridges…Skyscrapers now overlook the site of the Tredegar Iron Works, and the James River is full of abandoned structures. The pillars along the right side of the photo once held a ... (more)
Dueling Bridges: Richmond Style… U160 heads east along the former C&O viaduct. In the foreground (and quite badly tagged with graffiti) is NS’s former Southern bridge across the James River. Unfo... (more)
Downtown Richmond is a tangle of highway and railway bridges. A coal train heads east framed by the Manchester Bridge on the old C&O viaduct. In the foreground is the Richmond floodwall which li... (more)
A light engine move is dwarfed by its surroundings as it heads west out of Richmond.
A loaded eastbound coal train passes under the Robert E. Lee Bridge (Hwy. 301) and heads onto the famed C&O Richmond viaduct.
A loaded coal drag is draped around a curve alongside the James River waiting for a signal in the early morning. The new style signals and solar panel are in stark contrast to the massive ACL via... (more)
X303 comes westbound with two lease units; HLCX 6215 and GCFX 3075.