Passengers crowd around the Lynchburg stationmaster to retrieve their bags from the baggage cars.
The Crescent kicks up leaves as it speeds through Vance.
Amtrak's Crescent, tr. #19, at its station stop in Lynchburg when the train shed still existed.
Amtrak's westbound Crescent crosses over the kudzu-covered fill at Cook Springs.
Amtrak 19, The Crescent, pulls out of the station at Manassas heading South only 10 minutes behind schedule.
The "Crescent's" F40s await departure from Manassas
The "Crescent" arrives Manassas at dusk.
Amtrak's "Crescent" rolls into Manassas as the sun sets.
"Crescent" ready for departure from Manassas
"Crescent" arriving Manassas at dusk
Stationmaster and RP.net contributor G.R. Harper helps passengers locate their baggage as the Crescent streaks South out of Lynchburg.
Amtrak's eastbound Crescent passes through Cook Springs on Norfolk Southern's Birmingham-to-Atlanta mainline.
The southbound Crescent swings under a signal bridge as it prepares to make its station stop in Anniston during a light rain shower.
Amtrak 19 heads South from Lynchburg to Danville, VA
Unlike #20, today's southbound "Crescent" is on time...and close to perfection, from a lighting perspective