Full cab view of J class 611
A westbound excursion behind N&W 611 roars by the old country store at Crockett, Va en route to Bristol. The 14 N&W class J engines were regulars on this route, covering such runs as the Pelican, ... (more)
It's mid-fall, the height of the leaf season, and there's a nip in the air. The jacket feels good as you stand on the rock and hear that deep somewhat muffled whistle echo off the hills and then.... (more)
N&W 611 steam special in downtown Sterling,IL..
Yes, that is the James River and that is the old C&O main. Who wouldn't chase on this blazing hot day. And best was I got Dad out with me and he really enjoyed it, much to my surprise.
N&W Eastbound train #4 behind #604 at Lynchburg, VA in Jaunary 1957. Photo by Bob Drake from the Tom Sink Collection