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September Rail Action--Potomac Chapter NRHS

[Amtrak 79 southbound  near Crystal City]

September Rail Action

Photos by Mike Schaller

This is the view from Ohio Drive across Washington Channel. Q173 heads south at 12:25 p.m. September 13.

[Conrail Q1413 crosses over Anacostia Bridge]

In this view from L'Enfant Promenade in D.C., Virginia Railway Express commuter train #303 heads south at 4:15 p.m. on September 13.

[VRE 310 north of Long Bridge]

Q140 heads north along the old Conrail (now CSX) line near 14th Street in D.C. The dome of the Jefferson Memorial can be seen in the background.

[Braddock Road bridge relocation]


Gone but not forgotten. The blue sign on this building at Benning Yard still says "Conrail." Q130 heads west on the ex-B&O Alexandria extension at 11:25 a.m. on September 13.

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