Norfolk Southern steam special featuring N&W 1218. Tom Golden photo.
Steam Fan Overload! NKP 587, N&W 611 and N&W 1218 make their way east through downtown Roanoke past the former N&W office building on the left. They will proceed east past the East End Shops and ... (more)
N&W class A 1218 and train have been turned in Toccoa and the Sunday excursion is ready to depart for Atlanta. The locomotive has just enough patina to give it the look of regular service in the 1... (more)
N&W class A 1218 heads up an excursion from Atlanta to Toccoa, GA on a beautiful fall morning. The MARTA north line has been built and is just to the left.
N&W class A 1218 pulls a short passenger train while on a ferry move eastbound from Atlanta, GA. The train is passing the small yard in Doraville.
N&W class A 1218 storms through Lincoln, AL with a freight train on a ferry move between Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA. The substantial-looking bank building for such a small town is interesting.... (more)
N&W class A 1218 whistles for Ga. highway 52 as it hustles an excursion eastbound from Atlanta to Toccoa.
Norfolk & Western A-class 2-6-6-4 1218 approaches a signal bridge on the Southern main line at Barboursville, Virginia. While I don’t remember the train stopping, the smoke drifting ahead of the 1... (more)
A Over the Rivanna
After pulling freight from Roanoke to Lynchburg and Charlottesville, Virginia, N&W A-class 2-6-6-4 1218 has switched to pulling passengers northward from Charlot... (more)
Continuing its non-excursion trip from Roanoke to Charlottesville, Virginia, N&W A-class 2-6-6-4 1218 nears its destination. Pulling a pair of tool cars, and five hoppers to be left in Charlottesv... (more)
My first chance to view N&W A-class 2-6-6-4 1218 was when it came north to pull a series of excursions out of Alexandria, Virginia. In previous years, on one weekend, a... (more)
Norfolk and Western class A 1218 is being rebuilt by Norfolk Southern for excursion service.
What a show! Battling the rain and Christiansburg grade, westbound 1218 claws her way onward and upward.