Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac power backs to its train at Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Virginia.
A southbound Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac leaves the south end of Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Virginia. An RF&P GP35 is usually considered a score, but I would prefer that ugly but unique BQ... (more)
The >Orange Blossom Special rolls south through Abington, Maryland of the former B&O Philadelphia line.
A crew member runs ahead to flag a street crossing a few hundred yards north of the Amtrak station. Don't know if this was routine or a temporary response to a faulty crossing gate, but it looks ... (more)
No Drone Was Harmed R171, led by RF&P GP40-2 143, is westbound on the Philadelphia Sub in Rosedale, MD on January 23, 1988. The hotshot is the former OBSS, yet is still referred to as... (more)
Acca Yard was the southern-most point on the Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac, a Class I railroad that was a bridge line "Linking North & South" about 113 miles in length. The RF&P con... (more)
A southbound Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac manifest lays down a blue exhaust cloud as it leaves Alexandria, Virginia. In the distance, a northbound train is proceeding to Potomac Yard.
A meet occurs just south of the Alexandria, Virginia Amtrak station as a northbound Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac pig train meets a southbound hi-rail truck.
CSX train R171, the southbound Orange Blossom Special, crosses the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, Maryland. With only about half of the massive bridge in sight, its entirely possible... (more)
CSX train R171, the southbound Orange Blossom Special, rolls south (B&O west) under the US 322 overpass at Twin Oaks, Pennsylvania. One of the hottest trains on the lines that hosted it, th... (more)
OBS Variety PackThere were precious few vantage points along the B&Os Philadelphia or Washington Subdivisions to get a broadside view of a 5-unit lashup. And, save a train actually <... (more)
Conrail and the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac had a short-lived run-through train between Allentown, Pennsylvania and Richmond, Virginia. The train ran on the former Reading to Philadelphia... (more)
Loose CabooseNo longer wearing its Linking NORTH and SOUTH herald, RF&P caboose 923 (built 12/1970 by Southern Iron & Equipment) had wandered off home rails with the Ringling... (more)
RF&P SamichOr is it a Seaboard System Sandwich? At any rate, a pair of RF&P locomotives bookends a trio of Seaboard System B36-7s on CSX 0171, the Orange Blossom Special-Sou... (more)
Got Horsepower?Five units, totaling 13,750 hp, lead the Orange Blossom Special west, about halfway between the BRADSHAW and LORELEY intermediates on the former B&O Philadelphia... (more)