N&W 611 climbs Christiansburg Grade once again, passing through the former site of "Little Tunnel" which was daylighted around 1989.
After wying the train in Lynchburg, Norfolk & Western 611 glides under the old bridge in Lowry as it heads back toward Roanoke on the first trip of the weekend
Norfolk & Western leads the westbound Pocahontas run through Shawsville on the way towards Walton
The eastbound Powhatan Arrow excursion crosses the high trestle across the Big Otter river near Lowry, VA.
This is what it’s all about! My boys and I had the opportunity to see N&W 611 under steam as it made round trips from Roanoke to Lynchburg and Walton Virginia. This was the first time they had eve... (more)
The Milwaukee Road 261 is headed to eastern North Dakota for a series of excursions this weekend on the Red River Valley & Western. The first leg of their journey from Minneapolis to Breckenridge... (more)
Having just turned the wye at Walton, NS 958 with N&W 611 accelerates East back towards Roanoke.
N&W Class J 611 blasts up the 1.34% Christiansburg Grade through Montgomery Tunnel on a roundtrip Roanoke Va to Walton Va excursion
N&W Class J 611 turns on the wye in downtown Roanoke. 10,2,and 4 are when you are supposed to have a Dr Pepper but 611 is good for anytime.
N&W Class J 611 marches up the Blue Ridge Grade westbound on a roundtrip excursion from Roanoke Va to Lynchburg Va.
The engineer on 611 throttles up the westbound "Powhatan Arrow" as it heads back to Roanoke on the first excursion of the weekend.
N&W 611 rolls along the Roanoke River through the community of Wabun on its way to the wye at Walton, VA.
An unforgettable display of power and beauty unfolds as 611 stomps up the Blue Ridge Grade on the beautiful morning of May 7th, 2016. The former N&W CPL's at Webster have since been removed, takin... (more)