The 1218 is climbing the Blue Ridge grade after its first weekend of public excursions in 1987.
NKP 587 leads the triple header of N&W 611 and N&W 1218 as they roll through Forest, VA.
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)
611 comes around the curve in Jamestown, NC on a ferry move to Spencer shops
SOU #4501 & #3170 bring a Norfolk Southern excursion train past the N&W era CPL's at Schuleen near Marion,VA.
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 J 611 is being serviced before a weekend of excursions to Chattanooga and Toccoa. A southbound MARTA train on the North Line soars overhead. This is now called the Gold L... (more)
Norfolk and Western class A 1218 is being rebuilt by Norfolk Southern for excursion service.
The prelude to the 1983 NRHS convention in Richmond was the unusual steam double-header consisting of Savannah & Atlanta #750 leading N&W #611. The train is pictured on the RF&P at Doswell, VA
Southern 4501 approaches the west portal of Natural Tunnel on the return leg of a steam excursion to Appalachia.
What a show! Battling the rain and Christiansburg grade, westbound 1218 claws her way onward and upward.
This particular outing began in Atlanta in July and ended in Chattanooga in October, operating on the N&W and RF&P in addition to the Southern. A Roger Puta Photograph
An unlikely double header...NKP 587 and N&W 1218 are westbound on the S-Line headed for Asheville, NC. The Timetable location is Clinchcross. This is where the Clinchfield goes under the Southern ... (more)
Dynamic Duo! 1218 and 611 are barely breaking a sweat as they glide southbound across the trestle at Altavista, VA.