Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad

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Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad

Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad

RFP 83 Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac EMD SW1200 at Richmond, Virginia by Tom Sink

High quality photograph of Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac EMD SW1200 # RFP 83 at Richmond, Virginia, USA.

RF&P 1005 with Tr 22, The Silver Star, at Broad Street Station

RF&P 1005 with Tr 22, The Silver Star, at Broad Street Station

RF&P 1005 with Tr 22, The Silver Star, at Broad Street Station The headhouse is under the dome and the horizontal portion of the building extends over the tracks with stairs down to the platforms. The station is preserved as a museum.

Seen here is another of the RF&P's Pacifics, #305, in Washington, D.C. on June 3, 1940. The railroad owned quite a collection of 4-6-2s for its relatively small size.

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad: Map, History

The Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac (RF&P) was owned by several lines and connected Richmond with Washington, D.C. It was merged into CSX in 1991.

The Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac was owned by several lines and connected Richmond with Washington, D.C. It was merged into CSX in 1991.

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad: Map, History

The Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac (RF&P) was owned by several lines and connected Richmond with Washington, D.C. It was merged into CSX in 1991.

RFP 4-8-2 #502 - Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac

RFP 4-8-2 #502 - Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac

RFP 4-8-2 #502 - Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Parked next to the rim of the turntable is this 1924 Alco-Richmond built 4-8-2 Mountain type locomtoive. This was a class 501 with an original number was 201 but immediately renumbered to 502. Specs - 73

My Christmas present from an old RF&P Railroad worker, two RF&P engines photo at Potomac Yards, Alexandria, Va.

My Christmas present from an old RF&P Railroad worker, two RF&P engines photo at Potomac Yards, Alexandria, Va.

Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Route

Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac RR, 4-6-2, #302 was #11 when built by Baldwin/Richmond in 1918. The number was changed to 302 in 1926.

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac RR, 4-6-2, #302 was #11 when built by Baldwin/Richmond in 1918. The number was changed to 302 in 1926.