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Buckingham Branch RR
The "BB" was founded in 1988 and ran its first train on March 6, 1989. The BB has grown from 17 miles of track and two employees to 275 miles and 75 employees, spanning over Virginia in three separate divisions.
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Photo ID: 55187

The reverser is removed when the locomotive is not in use.

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: BLW RS4TC
Location: Dillwyn, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 4
Train ID: Salt Switching
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Mar 26, 2004

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Photo ID: 49004

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: caboose
Location: Johnson, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 222
Train ID: BBRR Z710
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 49003

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP16
Location: Johnson, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 2
Train ID: BBRR Z710
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 48998

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP16
Location: Alpha, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 2
Train ID: BBRR Z710
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 48996

At one time Buckingham Branch operated the Shenandoah Valley Railroad and engine number three was stationed there. That is why this locomotive is not lettered.

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP16
Location: Alpha, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 3
Train ID: Salt switching
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 48995

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Alpha, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 1
Train ID: Salt switching
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 48993

Engine number one and three switch Cargill covered hoppers full of salt at Alpha.

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Alpha, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 1
Train ID: Salt switching
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 48992

The local north bound freight heads toward the CSX interchange as it switches industries along the way.

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP16
Location: Newton, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 2
Train ID: BBRR Z710
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 48990

Buckingham Branch's first GP16 and second locomotive is BB 2. Today the Buckingham Branch has four GP16's all of which are operating on the line from Richmond to Clifton Forge.

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP16
Location: Dillwyn, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 2
Train ID: BBRR Z710
Photo Date: February 04, 2004


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By: William Grimes

Added: Feb 04, 2004

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Photo ID: 48048

RF&P 101, the pride of the Old Dominion Chapter, NRHS, is power for popular Dillwyn to Bremo excursions on the Buckingham Branch Railroad.

Railroad: Old Dominion Chapter, NRHS
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Dillwyn, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: ODCX 101
Train ID: BBRR ODC Special
Photo Date: May, 1993


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By: G. R. Harper

Added: Jan 28, 2004

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Photo ID: 41383

In 1989 the Buckingham Branch Railroad acquired seventeen miles of track from CSX in Buckingham County. They also got CSX 8851, a GP-7, and an old caboose. The 8851 was then painted and renumbered... (more)

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Dillwyn, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 1
Train ID: none
Photo Date: October 11, 2003


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By: mwgrimes

Added: Dec 03, 2003

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Photo ID: 41380

This engine was, at first, bought for spare parts because it was in scrap condition. However, the Buckingham Branch's mechanics tinkered with it and got it running so it became their second locomo... (more)

Railroad: Buckingham Branch Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP16
Location: Dillwyn, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BB 2
Train ID: BBRR Z710
Photo Date: October 11, 2003


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By: mwgrimes

Added: Dec 03, 2003

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