N&W 611 has just returned on the former Southern Railway's Crescent Route from Roanoke, VA with “The Roanoker,” southbound to Greensboro, NC over the Sycamore Creek Trestle.
N&W 611 has cleared the signal bridge, transferring from the Southern Railway's Crescent Route onto the former Virginian in Hurt, VA, on its way to Roanoke, VA with “The Roanoker.”
Amtrak 307 side by side with NW 611... If only photo conditions were much more ideal.
The prelude to the 1983 NRHS convention in Richmond was the unusual steam double-header consisting of Savannah & Atlanta #750 leading N&W #611. The train is pictured on the RF&P at Doswell, VA
N&W 611 simmers the night away before three days worth of morning and afternoon turns, over Memorial Day weekend. The big J performed flawlessly.
Having just completed the first half of their round trip from Spencer to Asheville, NW 611 and the NS Southern Heritage unit turns the train on the wye. It's likely that this was the last passenge... (more)
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 crossing over US 460 on it's way back to Roanoke on the last trip of the first day the Memorial Day weekend excursions.
What a show! Battling the rain and Christiansburg grade, westbound 1218 claws her way onward and upward.
Just after passing Big Spring Mill N&W 611 highballs West with the "Pocahontas" headed for Walton and return to Roanoke.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 crossing over US 460 on it's way back to Roanoke with the Blue Ridge Mountains providing a beautiful backdrop
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 navigating the S-Curve at Bonsack, VA
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 upgrade at Webster, VA
N&W 611 making a spectacular exit westbound from Montgomery Tunnel, surely worth the long wait to secure a good spot at this tight location. She works upgrade here, making big smoke, perhaps aided... (more)
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 rounding a curve in front of a farm house near Gretna, VA