Ready the Sun - cue the clouds! Can we get a plume? And... action! Sometimes puzzle pieces come together!
N&W 611 gets back on the move out of Cherry Hill.
Norfolk & Western Double Header Pan Shot
Norfolk & Western's 4-8-0 No. 382 double heads with Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 No. 611 at the Strasburg Rail Road's "N&W Re-union of Steam" event wit... (more)
Railfans gather at nearly every grade crossing at the Strasburg Rail Road to catch a glimpse of N&W No. 611, captured here charging across Cherry Hill Road.
N&W No. 475 M Class valve gear in motion - a Railroad: Norfolk & WesternLocomotive: Steam 4-8-0Location: Cherry Hill, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NW 475Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 06, 2019
N&W No. 611 J Class valve gear in motion - a Railroad: Norfolk & WesternLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Cherry Hill, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NW 611Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 06, 2019
N&W No. 611 captured in a heavy downpour while climbing the grade at Cherry Crest Farm, at the Strasburg Rail Road.
Visiting locomotive, N&W No. 611, pulls Strasburg's last train of the day up the steep grade at Cherry Crest Farm and on towards the depot, before calling it a night.
The "Queen of Steam", N&W No. 611 arrives at Blacksburg... I mean, Groff's Grove, in Cherry Hill, Pennsylvania. The "modern" streamline J-Class locomotive may look a little ou... (more)
N&W No. 475 takes the siding with a small mixed train giving way to a hot shot freight led by N&W No. 611. Seem unlikely? Perhaps, but no more so than having N&W No. 611 show up in Pennsylvania,... (more)
A different angle. Inspired by seeing Mitch Goldman's beautiful pan today, I wanted to post mine of basically the same moment, with a different lens and angle. Mine is 1/25. The zoom kind of fo... (more)
"I'll get by with a little help from my friends" - a double header pan shot captured at 1/15th!
Norfolk & Western's 4-8-0 No. 382 double heads with Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 No. ... (more)
An unlikely combination....just because we could. Although there were some M-Class survivors still serving the Norfolk & Western when the J-Class locomotives were operating, I'm not aware o... (more)
Westbound at Groff's. With her big sister the 611 holding the siding at Groff's Grove, N&W 475 (lettered as 382) begins to accelerate her mixed train westward toward the crossing at Cherry ... (more)
Side-by-side at Groff's. The weather looks a bit threatening as N&W Locomotives M-Class #475 (lettered as 382) and J-Class #611 pose for portraits on the long siding at Groff's Picnic Grove... (more)