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On this page you will find a small collection of photos taken on recent trips outside the Central Virginia area. Click on the thumbnails for full size images. All photos are by Paul Wilson. You can also view images from last year's POTUS train run through West Virginia and Kentucky, shown above. Eight new photos have been added as of mid-October.
SP 4449 puts on a show leaving Portland Union Station on a cloudy Saturday. June 1997.
Amtrak #28, the Portland section of the Empire Builder, pulls out of Portland Union Station. June 1997.
Los Angeles
An outbound Metrolink train travels south on the West Bank line along the Los Angeles River. F59 877 on the point. Mission Tower stands in the background. May 1997.
Westbound BNSF stack train at Fullerton, California. ATSF C40-8W 915 in Super Fleet scheme leads the train. May 1997.
A northbound San Diegan pulls into the station at Fullerton. F40 233 on the point. May 1997.
Roanoke Area
Amtrak excursion train from Salisbury, N.C., crosses over the former Virginian at JK Tower. November 1997.
NS train train 155 comes off the Valley Line and passes the signals at Jefferson St. The former N&W offices are at left. April 1997.

A westbound empty coal train coming and going at Singer, Virginia, on the Christiansburg District. C40-8 8745 and SD60 6606 dig into the grade. April 1997.
Southeastern Sojourn 3/9/97-3/12/97
Florida East Coast work train at the north end of Bayard siding, just south of Jacksonville. March 10, 1997
Florida East Coast train #107 pulls out of Bowden Yard and by the control point at Sunbeam. March 10, 1997
NS 239 rolls through Crawford, Florida on the morning of March 11, 1997
NS 9006 on the point of NS train #149, bound for interchange with the Florida East Coast at Bowden Yard. March 11, 1997
Carolina Southern's daily train passing the station at Conway, SC. F7A #9158 runs between two chop-nose geeps. March 12, 1997
CSX coal drag T104 crosses the diamonds at Pembroke, NC, the crossing of the "A" line and the Hamlet to Wilmington line, famous for being the longest tangent track in the U.S. March 12, 1997
Amtrak P42 #1 on the point of train 79, the Carolinian, at Selma Jct., NC. Photo taken on March 12, 1997
NS Tests New Power
In January and February of this year NS tested a pair of Union Pacific SD90MACs. Vic Stone and I caught up with them at Stoneville, NC on Feb. 1st. Two NS units were on the rear shoving this more than 100-car train of grain hoppers.

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