RailPictures.Net Photo: NW 611 Strasburg Rail Road 4-8-4 at Strasburg, Pennsylvania by Mike Wilson
 
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Strasburg Rail Road (more..)
4-8-4 (more..)
The Flats (more..)
Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
October 05, 2019
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NW 611 (more..)
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Michael J. Wilson (more..)
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"Steel Horizon": The jointed rails across "The Flats" of the Strasburg Rail Road beamed as Norfolk & Western #611 raced west on the morning of October 5, 2019. With every turn of her 70 inch drivers, #611 picked up speed and began to shake the ground till in a split ear-piercing second she flew by and reminded the onlookers, including myself, that C.E. Pond and the rest of the N&W engineers in Roanoke, VA designed some of the best pieces of motive power in the history of American railroading. It was a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience to have witnessed such a morning scene as this...
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