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  1. Derailment on the Chesapeake and Albermarle

    Derailment on the Chesapeake and Albermarle

    On March 26, 2010 At approximately 4AM, the Chesapeake and Albermarle rock job was northbound with approximately 40 empties. When it approached the open bascule draw span over the Intercoastal Waterway, the train was not able to stop. Instead, the lead engine collided with the counterweight and...
  2. Home Sweet Home

    Home Sweet Home

    Ancient C and O box car and old wooden reefer car converted to dwellings. C and O is far from home in Amarillo, Texas retirement.
  3. Chesapeake


    Changing out Compressor on industry switcher
  4. Chesapeake


    Norfolk portsmouth belt line engine working some grain cars in Chesapeake virginia
  5. Chesapeake and Albemarle

    Chesapeake and Albemarle

    Chesapeake and Albemarle headed north through Dismal swamp southeast virginia. Line runs from Chesapeake virginia to Edenton North Carolina and skirts the Dismal swamp. Engine was from Missouri and Arkansas. White River Route painted on cabside. Friend Brian Carlson helped check lineage. Thanks...
  6. C&O Heritage

    C&O Heritage

    CSX eastbound coal train passes the former Chesapeake & Ohio station at Alderson, West Virginia, in February 1996 as it heads east. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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