BB 8 shoves two emtpy hopper cars back to the Charlotteville, VA, yard having just worked the University of Virginia power plant.
A perfect meet. BBRR ballast train with BB 11 enters the Middle Depot Track, and gets off the main and out of the way of Amtrak #51 as it makes its station stop at Charlottesville. #51 left town... (more)
The Buckingham Branch RR local from Dillwyn has arrived at Bremo and is waiting for clearance onto CSX's Rivanna Sub before heading west to Strathmore. 8851 was delivered to the BBRR in '88 and bu... (more)
The joys of shortline railroading-- minus a few modern details, this shot could have been taken pretty much any time in the last 40 years.
Amtrak Cardinal train 51 makes it's tri-weekly station stop at Charlottesville while the Buckingham Branch local job with BB 3 passes on the middle depot track.
One of Buckingham Branch’s engines sits the weekend out in front of the small maintenance facility at C&O Flats. The small yard and shop in Staunton is the best place for the Buckingham Branch to ... (more)
Recently painted Engine and Caboose.
An afternoon at Doswell finds a Buckingham Branch "Z" train returning to the yard, passing the old RF&P Tower.
The tower guarded the Diamond of the RF&P and C&O at Doswell, in the foreground is t... (more)
NS 11R has to cool its heels for a few moments while a CSXT westbound on the Buckingham Branch crosses ahead at Charlottesville, VA.
With a fresh coat of paint "The General” is already shut down for the day on the Dillwyn team track outside the depot. This engine was bought from the Defense Logistic Agency back when the Bucking... (more)
Stopping to switch