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William Grimes's Collection
 
12/12/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:William Grimes
Dates:12/16/2006 - 7/27/2011
Album Info:The US Army Transportation Museum at Fort Eustis, VA, has a railway exhibit open to the public Tuesday-Sunday 9am-4pm. For information on the museum visit http://www.transchool.eustis.army.mil/museum/museum.html For more photos of trains at Fort Eustis visit my Fort Eustis Military Railway album.
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Industrial Brownhoist
Title:  Industrial Brownhoist
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Photo Date:  12/16/2006  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:13:53 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Fort Eustis repainting the EMD MRS1 by the James River
Title:  Fort Eustis repainting the EMD MRS1 by the James River
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Photo Date:  4/19/2007  Upload Date: 5/21/2017 6:49:40 PM
Location:  Wagner, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1811(MRS1)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
Cold Warrior
Title:  Cold Warrior
Description:  This is an EMD version of the MRS-1, ALCO also did a version. It was built to "Soviet Railway Standards" for the cold war in the 1950's. Saw service in Korea and was last used at MOT Sunny Point during the gulf war. It only has 1272 Hours of run time.
Photo Date:  1/22/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:26:06 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1811(MRS1)
Views:  582   Comments: 1
USATC 89571
Title:  USATC 89571
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Photo Date:  1/22/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:27:34 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  557   Comments: 1
European Service Cars
Title:  European Service Cars
Description:  Fort Eustis has many attractions such as the Transportation Museum and the many picnic areas along the James River. Here two of the museum's damaged European service cars sit across from the picnic areas waiting repair. The flat car is used as an adaptor, link pin coupling on one end and a knuckle on the other.
Photo Date:  3/24/2008  Upload Date: 3/24/2008 2:44:35 PM
Location:  Wagner, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Military Road Switcher
Title:  Military Road Switcher
Description:  This is an EMD version of the MRS-1, ALCO also did a version. It was built to "Soviet Railway Standards" for the cold war in the 1950's. It was last used at MOT Sunny Point during the gulf war.
Photo Date:  4/10/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2008 5:49:29 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 1811(MRS1)
Views:  704   Comments: 0
Lima S-160
Title:  Lima S-160
Description:  This steam engine was one of the last 2-8-0s built by Lima Locomotive Works in 1945. It was built for the army and originally numbered 5187 in WWII, then renumbered 607 in 1952. Known to the army as a 208 series engine many were sent to Europe in the months proceeding Normandy, in which they were called the S160 class by British Railways. In May 1972 the 607 arrived at the museum under its own power; however a lot of internal work must be done to get it running now.
Photo Date:  4/10/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:25:10 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 607(2-8-0)
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Guard car
Title:  Guard car
Description:  This never saw service on the Berlin Duty Train...but the museum may tell you different.
Photo Date:  4/10/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:26:22 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  856   Comments: 3
Fort Eustis Military Railway in the Army Transportation Museum
Title:  Fort Eustis Military Railway in the Army Transportation Museum
Description:  Built on a 36' boxcar frame in the 1950's by the 763th Railway Battalion this caboose saw service at Fort Eustis until 1973 when donated to the museum. Restored 11-2008.
Photo Date:  4/10/2008  Upload Date: 4/27/2008 3:06:30 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  399   Comments: 1
U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Title:  U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Description:  607 and 1811 (MRS1) in the museum.
Photo Date:  4/10/2008  Upload Date: 4/10/2008 5:49:43 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 607(2-8-0)
Views:  722   Comments: 3
50-Ton and 40-Ton flat cars
Title:  50-Ton and 40-Ton flat cars
Description:  built by the US Pressed Steel Car Company for service in Europe, 1940.
Photo Date:  7/12/2008  Upload Date: 8/12/2008 3:23:30 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Title:  U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Description:  42' Narrow Gauge 0-6-0 built by Vulcan Iron Works in 1942 for use in Australia, Sudan, or Africa. It came to Fort Eustis in 1945 where it was used by the Transportation School.
Photo Date:  7/12/2008  Upload Date: 8/12/2008 3:23:18 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX V-1923(0-6-0T)
Views:  629   Comments: 0
DODX Tank Car
Title:  DODX Tank Car
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Photo Date:  7/12/2008  Upload Date: 8/12/2008 3:35:06 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  531   Comments: 0
Railway Motor Car
Title:  Railway Motor Car
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Photo Date:  8/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:27:46 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  201   Comments: 1
Museum caboose gets restored
Title:  Museum caboose gets restored
Description:  Built on a 36' boxcar frame in the 1950's by the 763th Railway Battalion this caboose saw service at Fort Eustis up to 1973 when donated to the museum.
Photo Date:  11/1/2008  Upload Date: 11/1/2008 2:47:44 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  245   Comments: 0
U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Title:  U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Description:  Tank car, German duty train guard car, and caboose (USAX 995) undergoing resotation.
Photo Date:  11/1/2008  Upload Date: 11/1/2008 2:47:55 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  478   Comments: 1
USA 995 after restoration
Title:  USA 995 after restoration
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Photo Date:  1/16/2009  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:24:41 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  172   Comments: 0
USATC S160
Title:  USATC S160
Description:  This steam engine was one of the last 2-8-0s built by Lima Locomotive Works in 1945. It was built for the army and originally numbered 5187 in WWII, then renumbered 607 in 1952. Known to the army as a 208 series engine many were sent to Europe in the months proceeding Normandy, in which they were called the S160 class by British Railways. In May 1972 the 607 arrived at the museum under its own power; however a lot of internal work must be done to get it running now.
Photo Date:  1/16/2009  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 7:24:55 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 607(2-8-0)
Views:  842   Comments: 0
Waiting for a ride down south
Title:  Waiting for a ride down south
Description:  The Smithsonian (owner of this locomotive) is relocating this exhibit to the USATC Museum, Fort Eustis, VA.
Photo Date:  11/6/2010  Upload Date: 11/8/2010 7:04:35 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 8011(RSD1) ARR 1034(RSD1)
Views:  446   Comments: 0
RSD-1 on a flatcar
Title:  RSD-1 on a flatcar
Description:  Former ARR 1034 arrives at Fort Eustis to become a part of the rail exhibit in the USATC Museum. This locomotive served the Army as 8011.
Photo Date:  1/20/2011  Upload Date: 1/20/2011 10:20:32 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 8011(RSD1)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
USATC Museum's new addition
Title:  USATC Museum's new addition
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Photo Date:  1/20/2011  Upload Date: 1/20/2011 10:20:06 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 8011(RSD1)
Views:  740   Comments: 1
Before restoration
Title:  Before restoration
Description:  WWII era flatcar prior to restoration by the 757th Railway Battalion. The load is all that remains of the old water tower.
Photo Date:  7/11/2011  Upload Date: 7/28/2011 9:44:30 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  325   Comments: 1
Track work
Title:  Track work
Description:  The 10K Atlas Forklift has parked on the old foundation of Patton Station after loading a flat car with rail taken from the passing track. USAX 38304 is a 100-ton flat built by Magor Car Corp in 1953, the rail aboard the car is being moved to the Transportation Museum to become a new siding for exhibits.
Photo Date:  7/11/2011  Upload Date: 7/11/2011 10:03:33 PM
Location:  Patton Station, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  380   Comments: 1
Winter Camo? No, just white primer
Title:  Winter Camo? No, just white primer
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Photo Date:  7/15/2011  Upload Date: 7/28/2011 9:48:21 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  211   Comments: 0
Track work
Title:  Track work
Description:  Some soldiers of the 757th Railway Battalion install another switch in the museum.
Photo Date:  7/16/2011  Upload Date: 7/28/2011 9:40:47 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  275   Comments: 0
USA 460101 outside Gray Rail Shop
Title:  USA 460101 outside Gray Rail Shop
Description:  This is a Eurpoean combo car with American coupler on one end and European hook & link on the other.
Photo Date:  7/18/2011  Upload Date: 7/28/2011 9:49:07 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  277   Comments: 0
After restoration
Title:  After restoration
Description:  WWII era flatcar after restoration by the 757th Railway Battalion.
Photo Date:  7/26/2011  Upload Date: 7/28/2011 9:45:58 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  383   Comments: 1
Flat car after restoration
Title:  Flat car after restoration
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Photo Date:  7/26/2011  Upload Date: 7/28/2011 9:50:42 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  332   Comments: 0
Prior to restoration
Title:  Prior to restoration
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/28/2012  Upload Date: 5/21/2017 6:49:02 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 8011(RSD1)
Views:  38   Comments: 1
After cosmetic restoration
Title:  After cosmetic restoration
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2012  Upload Date: 3/16/2017 9:50:36 PM
Location:  Ft. Eustis, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  USAX 8011(RSD1)
Views:  91   Comments: 1


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