RailPictures.Net Photo: 2189 Norfolk & Western Steam 2-8-8-2 at Roanoke, Virginia by Jeff Lisowski
 
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Steam 2-8-8-2 (more..)
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Roanoke, Virginia, USA (more..)
August, 1967
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Jeff Lisowski (more..)
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Photographer: -Norman Blackwood- from the original Kodachrome 35mm slide. This is one of three N&W Y6 class engines (one Y6a and two Y6b's) that languished into the mid 1970's in Roanoke. It is one of roughly a handful of post steam era scrapings that took place that almost now seem unthinkable. But, in the summer of 1967 this Y6b was just waiting for the inevitable.
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