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    FREE: boxes of train documents and schematics

    Hey everyone, my father worked for Amtrak back in the day. We are cleaning out the shed and found several boxes of railroad documents and electrical schematics from various trains such as AEM7 locomotives, amfleet rail cars, VRE cars, etc. If anyone is near Anne arundel county Maryland and can...
  2. Weekend Layover

    Weekend Layover

    VRE trainsets lay over for the weekend in their Manassas coach yard.
  3. Capital Capitol Shot

    Capital Capitol Shot

    Southbound train 309 pulls towards Virginia with the Capitol building looming in the background.
  4. VRE Arrives at Manassas, Va

    VRE Arrives at Manassas, Va

    Virginia Railway Express Engine V04 Pulls the Sounder Doubledecks (Leased from Sound Transit) into the Manassas, Virginia train Station. The location of the Signals in the backgroundis called "Moore". which is on the Piedmont Divison a.k.a the Washington District from Manassas to...
  5. VRE Cover Shot!

    VRE Cover Shot!

    This is one of my favorite photos & was used by the Virginia Railways Express for one of their cover photos on their Commuter Weekly Paper read by about 20,000 Commuters a day.
  6. Virginia Rail Express

    Virginia Rail Express

    The unit was rebuilt or shipped out of Minooka, Ill to Washington, DC to Viriginia Railway Express. Relco Locomotive was the shipper. Posted w/permission by T Boylan

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