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William Grimes's Collection
 
11/20/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:William Grimes
Dates:6/14/2006 - 1/2/2012
Album Info:Featuring the now defunct Chesapeake Auto Terminal (Chesapeake), Sims Metal America (South Richmond), International Paper (Franklin), Northrop Grumman Newport News, Massey Coal Terminal, and Dominion Terminal Associates (Newport News), and much more.
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Sims Metal America
Title:  Sims Metal America
Description:  Baldwin-Lima-Hilton 50 Tonner, ex-NNSX 503
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/15/2007 6:24:32 PM
Location:  Port of Richmond, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  260   Comments: 0
Sims Metal
Title:  Sims Metal
Description:  GE 80-Ton III-B1 #EQ-08 nee Phillips Chemical , blt 1952 cn31807
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 7:40:13 PM
Location:  Warwick, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SIMS 1(80Tonner)
Views:  519   Comments: 0
Sims Metal "chopped cab" 80-Tonner
Title:  Sims Metal "chopped cab" 80-Tonner
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 11:25:14 AM
Location:  Warwick, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SIMS 1(80Tonner)
Views:  358   Comments: 0
Sims Metal 65-Ton EC
Title:  Sims Metal 65-Ton EC
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/11/2007 11:25:42 AM
Location:  Warwick, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SIMS 2(65Tonner )
Views:  290   Comments: 0
Sims Metal 2082 outside Richmond
Title:  Sims Metal 2082 outside Richmond
Description:  GE 65-Ton EC cn30046
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 7:42:52 PM
Location:  Warwick, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SMAX 2082(65Tonner ) SIMS 2(65Tonner )
Views:  350   Comments: 0
An old center cab from Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company
Title:  An old center cab from Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company
Description:  See this locomotive in 1978 @ http://www.northeast.railfan.net/images/tr_nnsd58257.jpg
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 8:20:25 PM
Location:  Port of Richmond, VA
Author:  William Grimes, Kodak Z-650
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NNSX 58257(45 Tonner)
Views:  736   Comments: 0
RailLink power in the Union Camp Yard
Title:  RailLink power in the Union Camp Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/16/2017  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 9:03:07 PM
Location:  Franklin, VA
Author:  Andrew Koenig Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MMRR 24(GP9)
Views:  130   Comments: 1
Jim Perdue has to feed his chickens some how
Title:  Jim Perdue has to feed his chickens some how
Description:  NPBL 2370 is in the background, Perdue Farms 111 is a former Belt Line unit still in the original paint.
Photo Date:  3/3/2007  Upload Date: 3/4/2007 2:16:48 PM
Location:  Chesapeake, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PFMX 111(SW1200)
Views:  570   Comments: 0
Giant Cement's trackmobel in the mud flats
Title:  Giant Cement's trackmobel in the mud flats
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/2007  Upload Date: 4/22/2007 5:49:41 PM
Location:  Chesapeake, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  254   Comments: 0
RailServe 7
Title:  RailServe 7
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 4:54:54 PM
Location:  Franklin, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RSSX 7(SW1500)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
RailServe 7011 works International Paper
Title:  RailServe 7011 works International Paper
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 4:54:22 PM
Location:  Franklin, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RSSX 7011(CF7)
Views:  790   Comments: 2
Dominion Terminal Associates 001
Title:  Dominion Terminal Associates 001
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2007  Upload Date: 6/18/2007 9:35:07 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA 1(SW1500)
Views:  486   Comments: 0
Dominion Terminal 002
Title:  Dominion Terminal 002
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2007  Upload Date: 6/18/2007 9:35:50 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA 2(SW1500)
Views:  381   Comments: 0
Chesapeake Auto Terminal
Title:  Chesapeake Auto Terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 6/27/2007 12:51:53 PM
Location:  Carolina Junction, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IRLX 1501(SW1500)
Views:  435   Comments: 2
Chesapeake Auto Terminal, Inc.
Title:  Chesapeake Auto Terminal, Inc.
Description:  This switcher worked the Chesapeake Auto Terminal until their only customer Ford's Norfolk Assembly Plant ceased production Thursday, June 28 after 82 years of making pick-up trucks. Now both engines belong to JLCX and rumor has it the terminal is to be purchased by a Korean company. This old cat might have had a small engine fire judging by the discolored exhaust stack...
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 6/27/2007 12:53:24 PM
Location:  Carolina Junction, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CARX 1500(SW7)
Views:  826   Comments: 0
The last train to switch the Norfolk Ford Plant
Title:  The last train to switch the Norfolk Ford Plant
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/2007  Upload Date: 6/27/2007 12:55:27 PM
Location:  Campostella (subdivision), VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NPBL 2414(MP15DC)
Views:  552   Comments: 1
International Paper
Title:  International Paper
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/9/2007  Upload Date: 12/9/2007 5:59:56 PM
Location:  Franklin, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RSSX 7(SW1500)
Views:  402   Comments: 0
Virginia Electric & Power Company
Title:  Virginia Electric & Power Company
Description:  And now it is time to play SPOT THAT SWITHCER....
Photo Date:  12/24/2007  Upload Date: 12/24/2007 1:17:08 PM
Location:  Yorktown, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  434   Comments: 0
Newton Asphalt Company
Title:  Newton Asphalt Company
Description:  Newton Asphalt was purchased by LANE Construction Corp. in 2001 and is now Virginia Paving Company. NACo. got this engine in 1984 from Blue Mountain & Reading, ex-ATSF 2432, nee-ATSF 285A.
Photo Date:  1/26/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 5:50:10 PM
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  VIRGINA asphalt(CF7)
Views:  762   Comments: 0
Amtrak's Auto Train Terminal Switcher
Title:  Amtrak's Auto Train Terminal Switcher
Description:  Rebuilt SW1200m, note angle cock on engineer's side, which seems to be a feature of the later models, possibly done by Amtrak when rebuilt.
Photo Date:  1/26/2008  Upload Date: 1/26/2008 5:49:46 PM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 798(SW1000R)
Views:  392   Comments: 0
Honeywell switcher
Title:  Honeywell switcher
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/7/2008  Upload Date: 4/7/2008 5:12:45 PM
Location:  Hopewell, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NREX 3513(SW1200)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
Honeywell Switcher
Title:  Honeywell Switcher
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/13/2008  Upload Date: 9/13/2008 3:24:30 PM
Location:  Hopewell, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NREX 3514(SW1200)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Honeywell Switcher
Title:  Honeywell Switcher
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/13/2008  Upload Date: 9/13/2008 3:24:46 PM
Location:  Hopewell, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NREX 3513(SW1200)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
Honeywell Switcher
Title:  Honeywell Switcher
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/13/2008  Upload Date: 9/13/2008 3:23:29 PM
Location:  Hopewell, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NREX 3514(SW1200)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
Yorktown Power Station
Title:  Yorktown Power Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/10/2010  Upload Date: 11/11/2010 8:38:39 PM
Location:  Yorktown, VA
Author:  Brian Jenkins
Categories: 
Locomotives:  VAPX 9762(SL 110)
Views:  525   Comments: 0
Kinder Morgan
Title:  Kinder Morgan
Description:  Too big to be used at Pier IX so it just sits there. There is a reason small GE center cabs are used around here!
Photo Date:  11/11/2010  Upload Date: 11/11/2010 3:16:04 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BDRV 9581(SD9m)
Views:  382   Comments: 3
Yorktown Power Station
Title:  Yorktown Power Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/30/2011  Upload Date: 7/30/2011 10:12:01 PM
Location:  Yorktown, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  235   Comments: 0
Tyson switcher
Title:  Tyson switcher
Description:  A GE 45-Ton used by Tyson at Holly Farms outside Burkeville on the NS.
Photo Date:  10/27/2011  Upload Date: 10/31/2011 8:55:04 PM
Location:  Holly Farms, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  159   Comments: 1
Honeywell switcher
Title:  Honeywell switcher
Description:  Republic RX500
Photo Date:  12/30/2011  Upload Date: 1/2/2012 1:42:29 PM
Location:  Hopewell, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  89   Comments: 0
DTA's latest addition
Title:  DTA's latest addition
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/2/2012  Upload Date: 1/2/2012 1:41:58 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BDRV 1889(GP9u)
Views:  457   Comments: 1
BDRV 9581 working Kinder Morgan
Title:  BDRV 9581 working Kinder Morgan
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/2/2012  Upload Date: 1/2/2012 1:41:03 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BDRV 9581(SD9m)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
BDRV 1889 working DTA
Title:  BDRV 1889 working DTA
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/2/2012  Upload Date: 1/2/2012 1:41:36 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BDRV 1889(GP9u)
Views:  552   Comments: 1
Working to coal dumper at the Vepco Plant
Title:  Working to coal dumper at the Vepco Plant
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/2017  Upload Date: 5/28/2017 12:57:49 PM
Location:  Dutch Gap, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRLX 9912(SD40-2)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
Heavy hauler
Title:  Heavy hauler
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/2017  Upload Date: 5/28/2017 12:57:33 PM
Location:  Dutch Gap, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  14   Comments: 0
Chester Vepco Plant
Title:  Chester Vepco Plant
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/2017  Upload Date: 5/28/2017 12:57:13 PM
Location:  Dutch Gap, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  VAPX 6069(SL 110)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
Massey Coal Terminal switcher
Title:  Massey Coal Terminal switcher
Description:  There are three red 110-Tonners that switch the Massey Coal Terminal. Dominon Terminal Assosiation has some blue SW1500's too.
Photo Date:  2/19/2007  Upload Date: 2/19/2007 3:56:33 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA SL2(110Tonner)
Views:  492   Comments: 1
Massey Coal Terminal
Title:  Massey Coal Terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/1/2007  Upload Date: 5/1/2007 4:36:37 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA SL1(110Tonner)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
Massey Coal Terminal
Title:  Massey Coal Terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/4/2007  Upload Date: 11/4/2007 2:48:05 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA SL3.5(50Tonner)
Views:  460   Comments: 0
Massey Coal Terminal
Title:  Massey Coal Terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/17/2008 4:48:01 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA SL2(110Tonner)
Views:  392   Comments: 0
Massey Coal Terminal
Title:  Massey Coal Terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/17/2008 4:48:51 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA SL3(110Tonner)
Views:  433   Comments: 0
Massey Coal Terminal
Title:  Massey Coal Terminal
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/17/2008  Upload Date: 5/17/2008 4:48:21 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DTA SL1(110Tonner)
Views:  415   Comments: 0
Shipyard switcher
Title:  Shipyard switcher
Description:  "We shall build good ships here..." At Northrop Grumman's Newport News Shipbuilding Company center cab diesels move metal, machinery, and other equipment around the complex. Operated by the ship yards own rigging department X36, the crew of this GE 50-Tonner has just made a drop off at the foundry and is about to pick up a gondola full of scrap metal to be processed.
Photo Date:  4/10/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2008 5:50:26 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NNSX 41809(50Tonner)
Views:  522   Comments: 0
Scrap metal flat car
Title:  Scrap metal flat car
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/13/2008  Upload Date: 4/13/2008 1:36:26 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  398   Comments: 0
Northrop Grumman Shipyard
Title:  Northrop Grumman Shipyard
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/13/2008  Upload Date: 4/13/2008 1:35:57 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  238   Comments: 0
NNS Gondola reference shot
Title:  NNS Gondola reference shot
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/13/2008  Upload Date: 4/13/2008 1:36:41 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Old meets new
Title:  Old meets new
Description:  This picture was too bright and washed out so I tried to save it with a little editing. I think going B&W was the best choice, any feed back is welcome...
Photo Date:  6/9/2008  Upload Date: 6/10/2008 11:48:30 AM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NNSX 41809(50Tonner)
Views:  633   Comments: 1
NNSX 1538
Title:  NNSX 1538
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2008  Upload Date: 6/10/2008 11:21:17 AM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  295   Comments: 1
Northrop Grumman's new power
Title:  Northrop Grumman's new power
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2008  Upload Date: 6/10/2008 11:22:36 AM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GMTX 98(SW1001)
Views:  695   Comments: 1
Northrup Grumman Shipyard switcher
Title:  Northrup Grumman Shipyard switcher
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/10/2008  Upload Date: 6/10/2008 11:25:09 AM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NNSX 41809(50Tonner)
Views:  417   Comments: 0


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