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Crossing the Shenandoah

I spent 16 years on the railroad - 4 of which were on Norfolk Southern working out of Manassas, VA. When 1st generation digital cameras first came out I borrowed one and took some shots while on the job.

This shot seen Southbound on the H-line crossing the Shanandoah River, June 2000
Before you ask: LOL

Some of the photos in this series have "road numbers" written in magic marker on the inside windows. This was done when the second order of Dash-9's were delivered in Gray paint unfinished. The units were delivered without any road numbers and the shops did this in an effort to quickly get the units on the road. Without that marker, in some cases you had no idea what unit you were in unless you looked out the window to see the temporary painted number was.
 

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