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William Grimes's Collection
 
7/23/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:William Grimes
Dates:12/24/2001 - 6/1/2012
Album Info:This album contains photos of railroad depots and a caboose or two in Virginia. Although I have not photographed all the depots, I can only hope what I have is good enough. However, I will keep adding to this album untill I got all the depots in Virginia. Stay tuned...For depots on the Eastern Shore of Virginia see my other album DelMarVa Depots.
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WM 901810 around back of the old C&O freight house
Title:  WM 901810 around back of the old C&O freight house
Description:  Used for storage by the Depot Grill
Photo Date:  8/14/2006  Upload Date: 8/16/2006 5:40:13 PM
Location:  Staunton, VA
Author:  William J. Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Caboose
Title:  Caboose
Description:  Built as L&N 6132. No markings, steel, bay window, Barrs Construction Company, US 17, south of Yorktown in Grafton, VA.
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 6:01:33 PM
Location:  Grafton, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  209   Comments: 0
N&W 562843
Title:  N&W 562843
Description:  N&W 562843 (ex-WAB 2843), steel, streamlined cupola, @ Lawrenceville Southern States Dealer, former A&D Railway Shops
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 4:34:59 PM
Location:  Lawrenceville, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  263   Comments: 0
ICG 199486 near the South Side Station
Title:  ICG 199486 near the South Side Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 9:03:03 PM
Location:  Petersburg, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  139   Comments: 0
N&W Caboose
Title:  N&W Caboose
Description:  Yes, the horizon line is level, the pole is leaning and the road goes up a hill.
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 9:03:52 PM
Location:  Farmville, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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N&W Caboose near the (now gone) station in Chesapeake
Title:  N&W Caboose near the (now gone) station in Chesapeake
Description:  This was the town of Butt Station but without a station it is now called Butts! This line (behind me) was the original Norfolk Southern, now Railamerica's Chesapeake & Albemarle.
Photo Date:  12/28/2007  Upload Date: 12/28/2007 2:31:44 PM
Location:  Butts, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  230   Comments: 0
Southern X496
Title:  Southern X496
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/12/2008  Upload Date: 1/12/2008 3:34:53 PM
Location:  NOB Norfolk, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  274   Comments: 0
Southern Caboose next to abandon NS line
Title:  Southern Caboose next to abandon NS line
Description:  Judeo-Christian Outreach Center's Thrift Store uses the caboose as a billboard.
Photo Date:  9/11/2008  Upload Date: 9/4/2008 12:18:03 PM
Location:  Virginia Beach, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  183   Comments: 3
NW 518554
Title:  NW 518554
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/27/2008  Upload Date: 12/27/2008 10:49:12 PM
Location:  Warrenton, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  179   Comments: 0
Beech Feed Service
Title:  Beech Feed Service
Description:  N&W caboose next to the old Beach Feed & Seed, now a wine shop. This was the main terminus for feed trains which Southern Railway ended in 1988.
Photo Date:  12/27/2008  Upload Date: 12/27/2008 10:48:28 PM
Location:  Warrenton, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  149   Comments: 0
C&O's Lee Hall railroad depot
Title:  C&O's Lee Hall railroad depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/24/2001  Upload Date: 8/2/2006 8:37:15 PM
Location:  Lee Hall, VA
Author:  Garry Grimes
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Views:  315   Comments: 2
C&O depot
Title:  C&O depot
Description:  All that remains of Providence Forge railroad depot in 2003, it is now gone.
Photo Date:  7/19/2003  Upload Date: 7/1/2004 6:17:06 PM
Location:  Providence Forge, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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C&O depot
Title:  C&O depot
Description:  This depot has been moved and is awaiting restoration.
Photo Date:  7/28/2003  Upload Date: 7/1/2004 8:30:01 PM
Location:  Norge, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  355   Comments: 2
N&W depot
Title:  N&W depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/2004  Upload Date: 7/1/2004 9:09:42 PM
Location:  Suffolk, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  493   Comments: 0
Buckingham Branch Railroad Depot
Title:  Buckingham Branch Railroad Depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 12/29/2005 11:45:01 AM
Location:  Dillwyn, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  168   Comments: 2
The sun has set on this old C&O depot
Title:  The sun has set on this old C&O depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/16/2005 4:48:35 PM
Location:  Providence Forge, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  260   Comments: 0
PRR Bloxom depot
Title:  PRR Bloxom depot
Description:  This depot (now at the Cape Charles Museum in Cape Charles) was once the PRR passenger depot in Bloxom. There were many depots like this (see New Church, VA) up the Eastern Shore of Virginia. They all show the heritage of the line which went from PRR to Virginia & Maryland RR (VAMD) to Eastern Shore (ESHR) and now it is Bay Coast (BCR). In the background is a water tower pretending to be a lighthouse!
Photo Date:  8/6/2006  Upload Date: 8/24/2006 6:25:09 PM
Location:  Cape Charles, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  252   Comments: 1
The old Newport News C&O station
Title:  The old Newport News C&O station
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/9/2006  Upload Date: 8/9/2006 6:33:09 PM
Location:  Newport News, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  277   Comments: 1
Old freight house in C&O flats
Title:  Old freight house in C&O flats
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2006  Upload Date: 8/24/2006 6:35:26 PM
Location:  Staunton, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  125   Comments: 0
Amtrak station
Title:  Amtrak station
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2006  Upload Date: 8/24/2006 6:34:58 PM
Location:  Staunton, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  393   Comments: 0
NS Virginia Division Yard Office
Title:  NS Virginia Division Yard Office
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/29/2006  Upload Date: 5/1/2008 10:43:30 AM
Location:  Suffolk, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  116   Comments: 0
C&O/RF&P station
Title:  C&O/RF&P station
Description:  Buckingham Branch Piedmont Division HQ
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/16/2007 3:40:31 PM
Location:  Doswell, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  115   Comments: 1
Chessie System caboose next to the old C&O depot
Title:  Chessie System caboose next to the old C&O depot
Description:  Roger Kirkpatrick tells me this is B&O 903856 and was numbered wrong when repainted.
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 8:05:32 PM
Location:  Beaverdam, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  213   Comments: 0
C&O Depot
Title:  C&O Depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/21/2008 11:11:33 AM
Location:  Mineral, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  127   Comments: 1
C&O freight house and passenger depot
Title:  C&O freight house and passenger depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 8:03:46 PM
Location:  Louisa, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  169   Comments: 0
C&O depot
Title:  C&O depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 8:06:33 PM
Location:  Gordonsville, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  185   Comments: 0
G Tower
Title:  G Tower
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 8:07:19 PM
Location:  Gordonsville, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  149   Comments: 0
C&O depot
Title:  C&O depot
Description:  John D. DeLong was kind enough to provide the following history; "The history behind the yellow depot that says "Shoe Outlet" is that it is the 2nd Keswick station that the C&O put in service. The original station is a nice brick structure located on the gravel road that turns off of Rte. 22 past the Keswick Post Office. The original main line at one time ran closer to Rte. 22 and the Post Office and was re-aligned in the 1940's." Thanks for your help, John.
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 8:00:53 PM
Location:  Keswick, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  245   Comments: 1
C&O Station is now an office building
Title:  C&O Station is now an office building
Description:  BBRR Office is to the left of the locomotive
Photo Date:  1/15/2007  Upload Date: 1/15/2007 7:38:30 PM
Location:  Charlottesville, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  BB 9(GP16)
Views:  366   Comments: 1
NS office
Title:  NS office
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 6:04:59 PM
Location:  West Point, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  119   Comments: 0
Southern Railway's Hull Street Station
Title:  Southern Railway's Hull Street Station
Description:  Home the the Old Dominion Chapter, NRHS, and the Richmond Railroad Museum.
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 6:06:22 PM
Location:  South Richmond, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  141   Comments: 0
Seaboard Sod Station
Title:  Seaboard Sod Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 6:05:32 PM
Location:  South Richmond, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  124   Comments: 0
Southern Railway Virginia Headquarters
Title:  Southern Railway Virginia Headquarters
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 6:06:53 PM
Location:  Richmond, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  138   Comments: 0
Main Street Station
Title:  Main Street Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 6:07:32 PM
Location:  Richmond, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  110   Comments: 0
N&W depot
Title:  N&W depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/25/2007  Upload Date: 3/25/2007 4:35:25 PM
Location:  Holland, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  146   Comments: 0
Seaboard passenger station
Title:  Seaboard passenger station
Description:  The adjacent freight house was torn down and this old passenger depot has since been restored.
Photo Date:  3/25/2007  Upload Date: 3/25/2007 4:37:05 PM
Location:  Franklin, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  192   Comments: 0
Freight house
Title:  Freight house
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/25/2007  Upload Date: 3/25/2007 4:36:22 PM
Location:  Boykins, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  151   Comments: 0
Seaboard Passenger Station
Title:  Seaboard Passenger Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/25/2007  Upload Date: 3/25/2007 4:37:27 PM
Location:  Suffolk, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  172   Comments: 0
Norfolk Southern office (former Amtrak Station) in Norfolk
Title:  Norfolk Southern office (former Amtrak Station) in Norfolk
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/2007  Upload Date: 4/22/2007 5:41:25 PM
Location:  Lamberts Point, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  201   Comments: 0
ACL Depot
Title:  ACL Depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 4:41:41 PM
Location:  Emporia, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  160   Comments: 0
Norfolk, Franklin & Danville freight house hiden in the woods
Title:  Norfolk, Franklin & Danville freight house hiden in the woods
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 4:41:18 PM
Location:  Freeman, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  225   Comments: 0
Amtrak and Grayhound station
Title:  Amtrak and Grayhound station
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/13/2007  Upload Date: 5/13/2007 7:16:56 PM
Location:  Williamsburg, VA
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  Station
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Views:  156   Comments: 0
NF&D General Offices
Title:  NF&D General Offices
Description:  Norfolk Franklin & Danville Depot in Suffolk along the NS Virginia Division.
Photo Date:  6/11/2007  Upload Date: 5/1/2008 10:42:58 AM
Location:  Suffolk, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  224   Comments: 0
ACL depot now a Feed N Seed in Suffolk
Title:  ACL depot now a Feed N Seed in Suffolk
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/11/2007  Upload Date: 6/11/2007 2:53:44 PM
Location:  Driver, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  239   Comments: 0
VGN interlocking tower and  fox
Title:  VGN interlocking tower and fox
Description:  I didn't know I photographed the fox untill I got home, but I did see him further up the line.
Photo Date:  6/11/2007  Upload Date: 6/11/2007 2:52:51 PM
Location:  Portlock, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  241   Comments: 2
South Side Station
Title:  South Side Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 9:13:53 PM
Location:  Petersburg, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  146   Comments: 0
Petersburg Amtrak Station
Title:  Petersburg Amtrak Station
Description:  I moved to America in the 90's and it is here at this station I saw my first American train, a CSX geep highballing north. Wish I had a camera back then...
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 9:15:34 PM
Location:  Ettrick, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  214   Comments: 0
Original depot
Title:  Original depot
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 9:15:15 PM
Location:  Ettrick, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  161   Comments: 0
N&W depot now a farmer's market
Title:  N&W depot now a farmer's market
Description:  Line abandon and removed in 2006.
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/3/2007 9:12:26 PM
Location:  Farmville, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  292   Comments: 0
Fort Monroe Mile Post
Title:  Fort Monroe Mile Post
Description:  The depot on Fort Monroe no longer exists, however there is a very nice HO Scale replica in the Casemate Museum.
Photo Date:  8/12/2007  Upload Date: 8/12/2007 7:48:51 PM
Location:  Old Point Comfort, VA
Author:  William Grimes
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Views:  167   Comments: 0


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