Actual location should be Potomac Yard in Alexandria, VA
Taken in the late 80's or very early 90's, an RF&P pig train gets up to track speed after a crew change at Pot Yard.
RF&P local hustles north past the Amtrak Staples Mill Rd. (Greendale) station.
The OJ train rolls NB during mid morning with CSX- Seaboard System B36-7 # 5879 and # 5897 trailing. Actual location just south of Taylorsville and east of Gum Tree just off US 1.
RF&P 123 brings a local freight southbound at Doswell, VA.
Lending a helping hand, RF&P 126 leads a southbound Amtrak train at Alexandria.
RF&P units ran briefly through to Atlanta on trains 190/191; passing local power
For a brief period, RF&P units ran through to Atlanta on trains 190/191
The unusual load behind the first car looks like a giant hot dog.
The moon rises above RF&P #136, one of a handful of GP35s on the railroad's roster.
Q401 enters Quantico on the only single track segment of the RF&P. This example of poor planning has become a major bottleneck, so bad that a new bridge is being built to restore double and ultim... (more)
During PY's final days, three RF&P units congregate at the once-sprawling yard.