CSX R171 (OBSS, Orange Blossom Special-South), with RF&P GP40 123 plus three, is westbound approaching Poplar (mp 82.5) on CSX's (former B&O) Philadelphia Subdivision, shortly after nine o’... (more)
“Brickyard 171”CSX R171 (former OBSS, “Orange Blossom Special-South”), with RF&P GP40 125 plus three, is westbound by “Baltimore Brick”, approaching Rossville interlocking (mp 84.4) on ... (more)
On a lovely March morning, the St Patrick's Day festival is in full swing at the Spotsylvania Industrial Park, and a load of museum guests are riding along as they depart the 'Deep Run Station' be... (more)
A combination of RF&P and B&O geeps lead the southbound Orange Blossom Special across the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, Maryland. The Kearney, New Jersey – Tampa, Florida intermodal ... (more)
CSX R191, led by RF&P GP40 125, is westbound on the Thomas Viaduct at 10:53 on December 9, 1990.The complete locomotive consist is(1) RF&P GP40 125 (built 10/1966 as RF&P 125),(2) ... (more)
CSX R171 (the former OBSS, Orange Blossom Special-South), with RF&P GP40 121 on point, is westbound approaching the Poplar intermediates (mp 82.5) on the CSX (former B&O) Philadelphia Subdivision ... (more)
Richmond, Frederick and Potomac GP35 131 leads a southbound piggyback train as it storms across the huge truss bridge at Woodbridge, Virginia.
Mixed freight rolls southbound on the Richmond, Frederick and Potomac at Dumfries, Virginia. An RF&P GP40-2 is accompanied by a GP40, an SW1200, and a Seaboard System C36-8.
CSX R171 (the former OBSS, Orange Blossom Special-South), with RF&P GP40 121 in the lead, is westbound crossing the Thomas Viaduct on the CSX (former B&O) Washington Subdivision on July 5, 1987. T... (more)
A RF&P SW1500 and former Alco S2 slug work Potomac Yard. The entire yard has subsequently been removed, and the area gentrified with new residential and shopping areas.
“Off on a Tangent”CSX 0171, the Orange Blossom Special (formerly symbolled OBSS), powered by RF&P GP40-2 145 and GP40 126, plus three, is westbound at White Marsh on CSX’s (former B&O) ... (more)
On April 19, 1986, CSX’ former Baltimore & Ohio Philadelphia line was experiencing signal problems. Trains were required to come to a complete stop and confirm block permission with the dispatcher... (more)
The Florida-bound Orange Blossom Special arrives from its Conrail origins at East Side Yard in Philadelphia. After a CSX crew goes on duty, the train will continue south to Richmond and poi... (more)
Three EMD’s in the final Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac paint scheme roll a southbound manifest through Doswell, Virginia.
Unused since 1958, Chesapeake & Ohio’s HN tower in Doswell, Virginia still stands watch over the crossing of the RF&P. Here the southbound Orange Blossom Special charges south on the RF&P a... (more)