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The Big Three of Steam
A, J, and Y - need I say more?
Photo Album By: Nathan Richters
 
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Photo ID: 576086

Sporting pink flags in honor of Mother's Day, 611 thunders under the Blue Ridge Parkway in the small community of Bonsack, enroute to Lynchburg with the first trip of the day out of Roanoke.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Bonsack, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: 956
Photo Date: May 08, 2016


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By: Ryan Markham

Added: May 10, 2016

Views: 1,246
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Photo ID: 576084

Three young boys watch as N&W J class #611 leads The Pelican eastbound through Shawsville, VA. Sometimes the shot you didn't plan for turns out to be your favorite of the trip. That is cert... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Shawsville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 956
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Mark Chester Jr.

Added: May 10, 2016

Views: 1,408
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Photo ID: 576083

The 1218 has completed its first weekend of public excursions and is pausing at Bedford to have test wire strung along the boiler. The unique old station was built in 1905 and saw its last NW pas... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-6-4
Location: Bedford, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 1218
Train ID: Deadhead Move
Photo Date: April 27, 1987


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By: Bob Kise

Added: May 10, 2016

Views: 2,085
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Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 576070

Coasting down the Christianburg Grade with the "Pelican" in tow, 611 nears Roanoke after her first day of trips.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Wabun , Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 956
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Ian McKeown

Added: May 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 576069

With a full head of steam N&W 611 gets the Powhatan Arrow rolling out of Lynchburg after spinning the train for the trip back to Roanoke. The signs of progress are evident as the old N&W signals a... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 956
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Ian McKeown

Added: May 10, 2016

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Favorited: 7


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Photo ID: 576033

N&W 611 split the the signals at Montvale as it heads east to Lynchburg.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Montvale, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 611
Train ID: NS 958
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Ted Bockley

Added: May 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 576008

While I'm known as a "Floridian", I was born a "Virginian", and while it may be Mother's Day weekend, 611 is out making history on the third anniversary of my father's passing.... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Webster, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 611
Train ID: NS #956
Photo Date: May, 2016


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By: Kevin Andrusia

Added: May 10, 2016

Views: 1,284
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Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 576007

Two friends and myself arrived early at Blue Ridge Saturday morning figuring we would be one of the first people there. Much to our surprise, they were already 30-40 people scattered in several pl... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Blue Ridge, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 611
Train ID: 956
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Ryan Markham

Added: May 10, 2016

Views: 1,418
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Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 575998

The Westbound Pelican eases its way past Christiansburg as a plethora of people look on to watch a piece of history roll past.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Christiansburg, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 957
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Andrew Maus

Added: May 09, 2016

Views: 1,512
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Photo ID: 575980

The Sunday afternoon westbound Pelican Excursion train with N&W 4-8-4 #611 is seen heading westbound across the Roanoke River at railroad location Singer, where the Virginian Railway crossed the N... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Wabun (Singer), Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 957-08
Photo Date: May 08, 2016


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: May 09, 2016

Views: 2,281
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Favorited: 5


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Photo ID: 575978

The Sunday morning westbound N&W #611 excursion train is seen departing Lynchburg as it passes two soon-to-be-replaced CPL signals on the Blue Ridge District. The train is has just finished its w... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 957-07
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: May 09, 2016

Views: 2,166
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Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 575952

Crossing the Roanoke river near Wabun, Va., Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611 leads its final excursion of the weekend back east toward Roanoke from Salem on original Norfolk & Western mainline. I... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Wabun, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 956
Photo Date: May 08, 2016


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: May 09, 2016

Views: 2,280
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Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 575947

The 1218 is headed south to Lynchburg on a beautiful fall day, with its awesome "hoot" whistle sounding for a grade crossing. I've heard hoot whistles mounted on other locomotives such as the C&O... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-6-4
Location: Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 1218
Train ID: Passenger Extra
Photo Date: October 06, 1990


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By: Bob Kise

Added: May 09, 2016

Views: 3,471
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Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 575929

Westbound 957 passes through Shawsville, charging upgrade towards Christiansburg after a brief shower passed through.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Shawsville, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 957
Photo Date: May 07, 2016


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By: Billy Hager

Added: May 09, 2016

Views: 1,036
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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 575922

Westbound 957 passes under the ex-Virginian Whitethorne District at Wabun, on the Westbound portion of the afternoon trip to Walton.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Wabun, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 957
Photo Date: May 08, 2016


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By: Billy Hager

Added: May 09, 2016

Views: 1,591
Comments: 2

Favorited: 9

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