Dramatic skies begin to brew and the morning's rainfall begins to pick up as Norfolk And Western 611 thunders past a small horse farm just west of Webster, Virginia.
The 1218-611 doubleheader cools its heels with the 1989 inbound NRHS Convention Special before commencing the last lap into Salisbury, NC. The people alongside give some scale to the gargantuan b... (more)
Norlfok & Western in an Alternate Universe
N&W #611 rumbles westbound over the Independence Blvd overpass in Bedford, VA with the Powhatan Arrow in tow, bound for Roanoke. Just another d... (more)
A well known railfan and videographer captures the Virginia Museum of Transportation's N&W #611 charging through Forest, VA passing the old N&W depot and still standing CPL signal. The excursion ... (more)
NS 956 with N&W 611 on point splits the classic CPL signals at Villamont as it rolls over the Blue Ridge grade bound for Lynchburg
A small group of railfans gather at an old wooden bridge in Forest, Virginia to watch the Lynchburg bound Powhatan Arrow zip past on an absolutely beautiful day in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Norfolk and Western Class J #611 thunder through the small town of Brown's Summit, NC on her way to Lynchburg, VA. The white steam exhaust illustrates how this cold clear morning provided excellen... (more)
Norfolk and Western Class J #611 storms up the Blue Ridge grade with the first Powhatan Arrow excursion train of the weekend. This was my first time seeing 611 on her home territory and it was an ... (more)
N&W #611 brings "the Pelican" westbound through the north tunnel of Norfolk Southern's N&W built Montgomery Tunnel in Christiansburg, VA.
"A Solid N&W Scene"
The clouds begin to part as Norfolk and Western 611 splits the classic N&W CPL's in Montvale, Virginia along the former N&W Blue Ridge District.
The 1218 heads south to Lynchburg, as seen through a 135 mm fixed telephoto lens.
Norfolk and Western 611 works hard to pull the westbound Pelican up the Christiansburg Mountain as crouds gather here in Shawsville to shoot it as it heads toward the wye at Walton (Radford).
After running East to Lynchburg and making the flip on the wye for the return trip, Train 957 heads back for Roanoke to change passengers and continue west to Walton. The 1950 Roanoke built J clas... (more)
On a crystal clear May morning, the Powhatan Arrow excursion to Lynchburg behind the N&W 611 rolls under the untouched cantilever at Webster. Unfortunately, the antiuqe signals are not long... (more)