Amtrak 67 with the Richmond Skyline.

  Exposed with a Fujifilm X-T1 digital camera with 18-135mm lens at 135mm.

Exposed with a Fujifilm X-T1 digital camera with 18-135mm lens at 135mm.

This train originated in Boston the night before. I recall in the 1980s, when this run used to be named the Night Owl. Back in those times it ran Boston-Washington and carried a sleeping car.

At some point it was re-named the Twilight Shoreliner and carried a Viewliner. These days it’s the nameless train 67, which runs from Boston to Newport News, Virginia., sans Viewliner.

It’s a pity there’s no Amtrak sleeping car service overnight on the Corridor anymore.

Doug Riddell provided this location for Pat Yough and me during our Virginia-tour in early June. Eleven years earlier, Doug and I photographed a CSX coal train from nearly the same spot.

Yesterday’s post (see: A Thoroughbred versus a Heron) featured a series of photos of a Norfolk Southern freight on the lift bridge in the foreground that were made just a few minutes before I exposed this image.

Tracking the light posts EVERY DAY!

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