Visiting family back home in Virginia always gives me the chance to visit locomotives I've been following my entire life, even in Florida. #3 happens to be one of them.
With the wind rocking on a cold January morning, a Bcukingham Branch local, BB7, is seen heading east, coming into the town of Louisa, about to make a pickup, then head back west to Charlottesvill... (more)
A view from a time before the BB operated a LOT less trackage than they do now. In just a few years, the BB would go from a sleepy branchline operator to the largest shortline operator in Virgini... (more)
On January 20th, 2015, Buckingham Branch GP16 number 8 brings a single car across the diamond at the CSX crossing. As it does, it passes the old Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac tower that prote... (more)
Buckingham Branch Locomotives 8 and 3 rest during evenings sunset on the Buckingham Branch yard in Doswell Virginia, waiting for their next job assignment.
BB 8 is tied down in the yard and the Squashapenny Junction Antiques store is closed on Christmas Day.
Three Buckingham Branch GP16 diesel-electric locomotives are seen tied down at Doswell yard on Christmas Day. All three units were originally built as EMD GP7 road switchers for the Atlantic Coas... (more)
BB 3 leads the 2013 Toys for Tots train Westbound on a foggy December morning. Erected in the early 1900's when the line was first signaled, semaphores graced this pole before being replaced by t... (more)
Originally built in 1968 as Penn Central GP40 PC 3217 before being acquired by Conrail as CR 3217. Ohio Central then purchased her, turning her into OHCR 3217, before being purchased by her curre... (more)
The Charlottesville based local taking cars to the NS interchange via the middle depot track.
The local from Staunton with BB 13 is bringing BB 3 east for drop-off at the Charlottesville yard. BB 3 was originally built in 1950 for the ACL before being rebuilt into a GP-16 road switcher as ... (more)
Buckingham Branch 2 awaiting its next work at Dillwyn, VA in May 1999.
Former RF&P 101 assembles its train.