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By:G. R. Harper
Dates:11/1/1946 - 2/13/2020
Album Info:Shots of trains in my 'hood, past and present. Reusens is located at MP CAB 150 on the CSXT James River S-D. A mile-long siding is here.
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Coal gons on the T13212 viewed from drained Reusens dam pond whiz by
Title:  Coal gons on the T13212 viewed from drained Reusens dam pond whiz by
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Photo Date:  8/14/2009  Upload Date: 8/14/2009 9:49:32 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Here's why the pond was drained behind Reusens Dam
Title:  Here's why the pond was drained behind Reusens Dam
Description:  To replace the wooden slats in the dam portion between the two power houses. The top of the 1903 dam is the concrete on which the I-beam uprights sit. Dam height increased in 1931.
Photo Date:  8/14/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 12:28:28 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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CSXT 5298 leads Q69813 EB past the drained pond of Reusens Dam
Title:  CSXT 5298 leads Q69813 EB past the drained pond of Reusens Dam
Description:  CSXT trains Q698 and 699 have been running up and down the James River SD this week in August. How much longer? And Why?
Photo Date:  8/14/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 12:33:47 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 5298(ES44DC)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Q69912 with a tagged CSXT 785 and CSXT 8404 WB past the drained Reusens Dam pond
Title:  Q69912 with a tagged CSXT 785 and CSXT 8404 WB past the drained Reusens Dam pond
Description:  The curved block wall below the green dumpster is original stone work from the James River & Kanawha Canal. Judith's Lock and Dam
Photo Date:  8/14/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 12:38:08 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 785(ES44AC-H) CSX 8404(SD40-2)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
Broadside of CSXT units 785 (tagged) and 8404 (shabby) WB on Q69912 from the drained James River bottom
Title:  Broadside of CSXT units 785 (tagged) and 8404 (shabby) WB on Q69912 from the drained James River bottom
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Photo Date:  8/14/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 12:43:29 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 785(ES44AC-H) CSX 8404(SD40-2)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
Q69912's train rolls WB past the drained Reusens Dam pond and a formerly submerged tree and river shellfish
Title:  Q69912's train rolls WB past the drained Reusens Dam pond and a formerly submerged tree and river shellfish
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Photo Date:  8/14/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 12:47:49 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  161   Comments: 0
The pond behind Reusens dam is being filled again as CSXT 7670 on a westbound grainer go by
Title:  The pond behind Reusens dam is being filled again as CSXT 7670 on a westbound grainer go by
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Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 12:13:17 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7670(C40-8W)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
CSXT 2487 EB on a very short hopper car work train, W050??, past the refilling Reusens Dam pond.
Title:  CSXT 2487 EB on a very short hopper car work train, W050??, past the refilling Reusens Dam pond.
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Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 12:24:28 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 2487(SD50-2)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
Q69914 with CSXT 593 leading passes the slowly refilling Reusens Dam pond
Title:  Q69914 with CSXT 593 leading passes the slowly refilling Reusens Dam pond
Description:  The Appalachain Power folks are slowly filling the pond behind Reusens Dam
Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 2:27:01 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 593(AC44CW)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
Mileposts 151, old and new, on the CSXT's James River SD
Title:  Mileposts 151, old and new, on the CSXT's James River SD
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Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 2:32:12 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  166   Comments: 0
Q30315 with a single oonit, CSXT 388,  passes the filling up Reusens pond
Title:  Q30315 with a single oonit, CSXT 388, passes the filling up Reusens pond
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 3:47:51 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 388(AC44CW)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Some sort of rail grinder power car lite move spotted westbound at the west switch of Reusens siding
Title:  Some sort of rail grinder power car lite move spotted westbound at the west switch of Reusens siding
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Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 4:04:28 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  81   Comments: 0
CSXT 454, "Spirit of Magnolia", and CSXT 44 EB on N64409 viewed from my back yard with the slowly refilling Reusens Dam pond in background
Title:  CSXT 454, "Spirit of Magnolia", and CSXT 44 EB on N64409 viewed from my back yard with the slowly refilling Reusens Dam pond in background
Description:  CSXT James River SD. Appx MP CAB 150.85
Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/17/2009 5:30:06 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 454(AC44CW) CSX 44(AC44CW)
Views:  185   Comments: 1
As the sun sets SLOOOOOWLY in the west S69915 creeps by the sunlit Reusens Dam.
Title:  As the sun sets SLOOOOOWLY in the west S69915 creeps by the sunlit Reusens Dam.
Description:  This 699 make the FOURTH such reroute seen or heard passing thru Reusens in a 36-hour period!
Photo Date:  8/15/2009  Upload Date: 8/15/2009 7:08:39 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7835(C40-8W)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
Rerouted Q69916 with CSXT #2 on the point passes by the half-drained pond behind Reusens Dam
Title:  Rerouted Q69916 with CSXT #2 on the point passes by the half-drained pond behind Reusens Dam
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/17/2009  Upload Date: 8/17/2009 12:55:39 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 2(AC44CW)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
CSXT 7 leads the N62514 past the Reusens DD and slowly-being-refilled Reusens Dam pond
Title:  CSXT 7 leads the N62514 past the Reusens DD and slowly-being-refilled Reusens Dam pond
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/18/2009  Upload Date: 8/18/2009 9:04:18 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7(AC44CW)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
a horribly backlit 5464 on the U-something-or-other passing boat wakes in the slowly refilling Reusens Dam pond
Title:  a horribly backlit 5464 on the U-something-or-other passing boat wakes in the slowly refilling Reusens Dam pond
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/18/2009  Upload Date: 8/18/2009 9:17:40 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 5464(ES44DC)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
Tele of Q69918 as it passes the "Reusens Hydroelectric Project" at MP CAB 150.8 on the CSXT James River SD.
Title:  Tele of Q69918 as it passes the "Reusens Hydroelectric Project" at MP CAB 150.8 on the CSXT James River SD.
Description:  CSXT 7622 leads Q69918 this day. Trains STILL being rerouted up the river.
Photo Date:  8/19/2009  Upload Date: 8/19/2009 9:52:31 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7622(C40-8)
Views:  106   Comments: 1
CSXT 7622 on Q69918 passes the slowly-being-refilled Reusens Dam pond at Reusens, VA
Title:  CSXT 7622 on Q69918 passes the slowly-being-refilled Reusens Dam pond at Reusens, VA
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Photo Date:  8/19/2009  Upload Date: 8/19/2009 9:49:19 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7622(C40-8)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
CSXT 5431 on ammonia train, W94321, passing the nearly-refilled Reusens Dam pond
Title:  CSXT 5431 on ammonia train, W94321, passing the nearly-refilled Reusens Dam pond
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1964  Upload Date: 8/24/2009 3:34:39 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 5431(ES44DC) CSX 7837(C40-8W)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
201 - horrible overhead sun. But Q69828 passes by the now-refilled Reusens Dam pond
Title:  201 - horrible overhead sun. But Q69828 passes by the now-refilled Reusens Dam pond
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2009  Upload Date: 8/29/2009 2:00:29 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7843(C40-8W)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
202 - CSXT 220 on Q69901 WB at the Reusens Hydroelectric Project
Title:  202 - CSXT 220 on Q69901 WB at the Reusens Hydroelectric Project
Description:  Shadows from the plant's transformer yard cast by the rising sun on a beautiful fall-like morning fall on the units
Photo Date:  9/2/2009  Upload Date: 9/2/2009 9:32:25 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 220(AC44CW)
Views:  215   Comments: 1
203 - Q69901's cars roll by a slightly steamy James River in the early morning
Title:  203 - Q69901's cars roll by a slightly steamy James River in the early morning
Description:  We are getting a taste of autumn the first week in September, 2009. Very nice!
Photo Date:  9/2/2009  Upload Date: 9/2/2009 9:34:05 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  128   Comments: 0
204 - CSXT 4552 leads Q69902 westbound past the eastward absolute signal at the west end of Reusens
Title:  204 - CSXT 4552 leads Q69902 westbound past the eastward absolute signal at the west end of Reusens
Description:  These "rerouted" Q-trains, Q698 and Q699, have been operating along the JAmes River for a month now!
Photo Date:  9/3/2009  Upload Date: 9/4/2009 12:40:51 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 4552(SD70MAC)
Views:  174   Comments: 0
205 - CSXT 934 on the U16102 passes the crossing leading into the power plant
Title:  205 - CSXT 934 on the U16102 passes the crossing leading into the power plant
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/5/2009  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 3:35:07 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 934(ES44AC-H)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
206 - My pooch, Trudy, had not the interest in the U16102 as did I.
Title:  206 - My pooch, Trudy, had not the interest in the U16102 as did I.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/5/2009  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 3:44:26 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  131   Comments: 2
207 - CSXT 4754 leads Q69804 past the "REUSENS HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT"
Title:  207 - CSXT 4754 leads Q69804 past the "REUSENS HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT"
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/5/2009  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 3:37:26 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4754(SD70MAC)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
208 - Who is panting more over Q69804?  The two human ones or the canine one?
Title:  208 - Who is panting more over Q69804? The two human ones or the canine one?
Description:  The mutt just wants to get on the move, I think.
Photo Date:  9/5/2009  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 3:48:21 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  194   Comments: 1
209 - CSXT train Q30305 with the usual many loads of woodchips for the mill in Covington, VA, passes the west end of the siding at Reusens
Title:  209 - CSXT train Q30305 with the usual many loads of woodchips for the mill in Covington, VA, passes the west end of the siding at Reusens
Description:  The removal of the code line a few weeks ago has really opened up new photographic opportunities here in the lovely village of "Reusens-on-James"
Photo Date:  9/5/2009  Upload Date: 9/5/2009 3:52:18 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7322(C40-8W)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
210 - Cars pass over a compromise rail
Title:  210 - Cars pass over a compromise rail
Description:  Section of rail provides transition for the 132 lb rail in the tangent track to the 136 lb rail the curve patch gang put in a few months ago.
Photo Date:  9/11/2009  Upload Date: 9/11/2009 7:10:54 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  142   Comments: 0
211 - Westbound in the early morning at the west end of Reusens Siding
Title:  211 - Westbound in the early morning at the west end of Reusens Siding
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/14/2009  Upload Date: 9/15/2009 12:08:39 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 795(ES44AC-H)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
212 - CSXT 5342 alone on a coal train along Hydro Street at Reusens, VA
Title:  212 - CSXT 5342 alone on a coal train along Hydro Street at Reusens, VA
Description:  Erosion barricades have been erected along Hydro St. in advance of sewer improvements from downtown Lynchburg to Reusens. Pipe enlargement project.
Photo Date:  11/6/2009  Upload Date: 11/6/2009 11:08:58 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  91   Comments: 1
213 - a lone duck feeds in the Reusens pond as a coal train passes
Title:  213 - a lone duck feeds in the Reusens pond as a coal train passes
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/17/2009  Upload Date: 11/17/2009 8:31:53 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  97   Comments: 1
214 - EB coal passes by two lengths of temporary, plastic sewer line
Title:  214 - EB coal passes by two lengths of temporary, plastic sewer line
Description:  Plastic line will handle sewage while permanent line is upgraded to a bigger diameter pipe
Photo Date:  11/21/2009  Upload Date: 11/24/2009 9:28:05 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4754(SD70MAC) CSX 208(AC44CW)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
215 - EB coal approaches the west end of the siding at Reusens.
Title:  215 - EB coal approaches the west end of the siding at Reusens.
Description:  Excavator to the left has pulled a long length of plastic pipe which will be used while permanent sewer line is enlarged
Photo Date:  11/24/2009  Upload Date: 11/24/2009 9:33:06 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 7517(C40-8)
Views:  91   Comments: 0
216 - CSXT 5429 on Q30324 passes by EB coal train in siding
Title:  216 - CSXT 5429 on Q30324 passes by EB coal train in siding
Description:  Temporary plastic sewer pipe parallels the railraod
Photo Date:  11/24/2009  Upload Date: 11/24/2009 9:42:05 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 5429(ES40DC)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
217 - EB coal train passing sewer pumps in place at V.E.S. Rd. & Hydro St.
Title:  217 - EB coal train passing sewer pumps in place at V.E.S. Rd. & Hydro St.
Description:  CSXT 7515 and 293 eastbound pass "poopwater" pumps in place to direct sewage into temporary plastic line while permanent line undergoes enlargement.
Photo Date:  12/8/2009  Upload Date: 12/8/2009 11:39:30 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 7515(C40-8)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
218 - CSX westbound passes muddy, slightly swollen James river
Title:  218 - CSX westbound passes muddy, slightly swollen James river
Description:  It's been a very wet autumn in Central Virginia. The 1.5 inches of rain over the past day have brought the James up a little. Mud is coming out of Judith Creek, MP CAB 151, James River S-D,
Photo Date:  12/9/2009  Upload Date: 12/9/2009 12:13:21 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 381(AC44CW)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
219 - CSXT 4536 alone on Q303 westbound past a high James River
Title:  219 - CSXT 4536 alone on Q303 westbound past a high James River
Description:  Flood gates up a bit at the Reusens dam from much rain the night before. We've had plenty of rain this fall!
Photo Date:  12/9/2009  Upload Date: 12/9/2009 3:09:18 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 4536(SD70MAC)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
220 - CSXT 12 on the G88807 next to the dam and  high James River
Title:  220 - CSXT 12 on the G88807 next to the dam and high James River
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/10/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 11:15:51 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 12(AC44CW)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
221 - CSXT 573 on the E50508 westbound along a full James River
Title:  221 - CSXT 573 on the E50508 westbound along a full James River
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/10/2009  Upload Date: 12/11/2009 11:18:00 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 573(AC44CW) CSX 4517(SD70MAC)
Views:  156   Comments: 1
A friendly wave from an older unit
Title:  A friendly wave from an older unit
Description:  SD40-2 8239 leads a grain train past the dam at Reusens
Photo Date:  12/14/2009  Upload Date: 12/14/2009 6:57:08 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  CSX 8239(SD40-2)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
223 - the gates are up on the Reusens dam as an eastbound goes by
Title:  223 - the gates are up on the Reusens dam as an eastbound goes by
Description:  Lots of rain in December has pushed up the river level.
Photo Date:  12/14/2009  Upload Date: 12/15/2009 10:29:40 AM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 547(AC44CW)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
225 - The rear of the Balcony Falls local, H74418, backs into the west end of the siding on a restricting signal
Title:  225 - The rear of the Balcony Falls local, H74418, backs into the west end of the siding on a restricting signal
Description:  The monster snow storm of Dec. 18-19, 2009 has just begun.
Photo Date:  12/18/2009  Upload Date: 12/19/2009 2:46:21 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  140   Comments: 0
226 - The H74418, the Balcony Falls local, backs into the siding as the monster snow storm of Dec. 18-19, 2009, gets under way
Title:  226 - The H74418, the Balcony Falls local, backs into the siding as the monster snow storm of Dec. 18-19, 2009, gets under way
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/18/2009  Upload Date: 12/19/2009 2:50:18 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 2303(Road Slug)
Views:  261   Comments: 2
227 - no train, not even any rails, visible at the west end of the siding
Title:  227 - no train, not even any rails, visible at the west end of the siding
Description:  The snow is about a foot deep now. Don't think I'll see a daylight train today. :(
Photo Date:  12/19/2009  Upload Date: 12/19/2009 2:52:46 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
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Views:  207   Comments: 1
228 - Snow-covered rails looking west toward the west end of the siding
Title:  228 - Snow-covered rails looking west toward the west end of the siding
Description:  At least something has been through!
Photo Date:  12/20/2009  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 3:34:50 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  170   Comments: 0
229 - Grab shot of EB grain train passing the BRC Rail Car facility
Title:  229 - Grab shot of EB grain train passing the BRC Rail Car facility
Description:  This was the first long EB train after the big snowstorm of Dec. 18-19, 2009. A set of light units had gone east about 16 hours earlier
Photo Date:  12/20/2009  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 3:38:30 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  112   Comments: 0
230 - K898 glides along the James River and will enter the City of Lynchburg in about 100 yards
Title:  230 - K898 glides along the James River and will enter the City of Lynchburg in about 100 yards
Description:  Tobacco Row Mountain provides a nice backdrop for this snow scene.
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 3:41:36 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 230(AC44CW)
Views:  446   Comments: 6
231- EB grain train passes MP 151 after the Big Dec. 18-19, 2009, snowstorm
Title:  231- EB grain train passes MP 151 after the Big Dec. 18-19, 2009, snowstorm
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/21/2009  Upload Date: 12/21/2009 3:46:18 PM
Location:  Reusens, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5387(ES44DC)
Views:  109   Comments: 0


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