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Photo ID: 562075

The Lone Survivor

After a successful weekend of excursions N&W 611 joins its sisters at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. A brief break in heavy cloud cover allowed for th... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2156
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: July 06, 2015


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By: Steve Zachowski

Added: Jan 14, 2016

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Photo ID: 548758

Roanoke

N&W class Y6a #2156 sits by N&W class A #1218 each awaiting their next assignment. Built respectively in 1942 and 1943, No. 2156 will retire in 1959 after working the coal fields... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2156
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 05, 2015


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Oct 01, 2015

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Photo ID: 533495

N&W Y6a Class #2156 is finally home in Roanoke, and she's a beauty. Built as the strongest pulling locomotive in the N&W Steam Fleet back in the day, she was built right here in downtown Roanoke i... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 2156
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 31, 2015


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By: Joe Garnett

Added: Jun 04, 2015

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Photo ID: 533431

N&W class Y6a #2156 poses in front of the former site of the N&W/NS Roanoke Car Shop, present day Freight Car America facility. A yard crew has pulled the big gal out of her hiding place and left ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2156
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 31, 2015


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By: JL Scott

Added: Jun 03, 2015

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Photo ID: 532997

After 56 year wait and a long trip from St. Louis, the N&W Y6a #2156 is finally reunited with Class J #611 and Class A #1218.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 2156
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 31, 2015


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By: PrimeMoverProductions

Added: May 31, 2015

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Photo ID: 530583

Along the journey from St Louis to Roanoke, Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 was able to greet an old friend: The coaling tower at Prichard, West Virginia. If these two relics could talk, they could... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Prichard, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2156
Train ID: 956
Photo Date: May 11, 2015


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By: Norfolk Southern Corp

Added: May 11, 2015

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Photo ID: 530542

Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 is back on home rails at Elmwood, Ohio. 2156 is being moved by Norfolk Southern train 956 from the St Louis Museum of Transportation for long term loan to the Virgin... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Elmwood, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2156
Train ID: 956
Photo Date: May 11, 2015


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By: Norfolk Southern Corp

Added: May 11, 2015

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Photo ID: 525536

Fans on the west end of the 7107 foot new Elkhorn tunnel helped clear engine exhaust ahead of slow moving east-bound trains. N&W also maintained ventilation fans on the single-track Cowan tunnel,... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Maybeury, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 2196
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 08, 1958


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By: W G Gordon

Added: Apr 02, 2015

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Photo ID: 525475

The new Elkhorn line had been in service only six years. Working hard with clear stack, sanders and rail-washer working, N&W 2198 is about to enter Elkhorn Tunnel. Sister 2181 is pushing on the re... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: maybeury, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2198
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1957


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By: W G Gordon

Added: Apr 01, 2015

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Photo ID: 523107

View from under coal wharf area at Shaffers Crossing. Norfolk and Western Y6a 2157, and Class A 1241 await their turn to take on coal.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 2157
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 11, 1957


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By: HNicksCollection

Added: Mar 15, 2015

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Photo ID: 510699

Photographer- unknown- from my personal collection. 35mm Anscochrome slide. July 11, 1959 finds Y6b 2174 performing a photo run by at the giant Trace Fork viaduct on the Dry Fork Branch of the ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Amonate, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 2174
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 11, 1959


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By: Jeff Lisowski

Added: Dec 16, 2014

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Photo ID: 503450

Ready for the big move. NW Y6a #2156 rests out its final week at the Museum of Transportation on a beautiful fall morning. Sometime very soon, it will depart the museum for a long trip to t... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Kirkwood, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2156
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 22, 2014


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By: Jake Branson

Added: Oct 24, 2014

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Photo ID: 482608

Norfolk and Western 2-8-8-2 Y6a #2156 stands magnificently under the canopy at the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis. The sole survivor of the Y6 class, this powerful giant once applied brute ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: 2156
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 18, 2013


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By: Kurt Lawson

Added: May 23, 2014

Views: 8,639
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Photo ID: 476791

Westbound N&W Y6b 2180 gets a run for Christiansburg grade at Elliston, Va

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Elliston, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 2180
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 04, 1956


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Apr 06, 2014

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Photo ID: 403718

Late in the steam era on Southern Railway, Ls-2 simple 2-8-8-2 4050 works the Bristol local upgrade just west of the crossing at Sunbright, VA. The grade is nearly two percent at this point. Both ... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Sunbright, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 4050
Train ID: SOU 62
Photo Date: November 05, 1951


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By: Collection of Ron Flanary

Added: Jul 17, 2012

Views: 7,414
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