Right on schedule, N&W #611 shows off her speed as she races past Beiler's Crossing.
N&W #611 and her cannon-like exhaust marches around Long Curve outside of Paradise, Pennsylvania hauling a vintage freight train for a photo charter. Notice the scorched tree branches overhanging ... (more)
"There's a Long Black Train..."
the infamous verse from country artist Josh Turner felt fitting as a title for this shot. Norfolk and Western 611 has continued to put on a Grand show ... (more)
NW 611 (4-8-4) at Verdant View Farm in Paradise, PA at sunrise. Taken during a photo charter with Lerro Productions and the Strasburg Railroad.
As part of the "Norfolk & Western Reunion of Steam" event, a photo charter was planned using Strasburg Rail Road owned Norfolk & Western 475 and visiting locomotive Norfolk & Western 611... (more)
As part of the "Norfolk & Western Reunion of Steam" event, a photo charter was planned using Strasburg Railroad owned Norfolk & Western 475 and visiting locomotive Norfolk & Western 611.... (more)
Norfolk & Western J Class 4-8-4 No. 611 is an extraordinarily efficient steam locomotive. However, in comparison with its successor the diesel-electric, it is pretty awful in converting heat into ... (more)
How is it I am so privileged to see this magnificent machine?
The Norfolk & Western J class 4-8-4 No. 611 some will say is the finest passenger steam locomotive of all time. You are looking at ... (more)
The early morning silence outside of the Verdant View Farm is broken by the low tone of a Hancock 3 chime and the thunderous roar of N&W J Class locomotive making haste with a freight train across... (more)
The "611 Shuttle"- probably one of its easiest assignments of all-time, with only 3 cars. Several 15-minute trips were scheduled today, backing from Strasburg to Ground Hog Cut and retu... (more)
"A Grassroot's Viewfinder": The sun is just beginning to climb over the horizon, but anticipation is building because a J Class locomotive is about to bring a Roanoke wake-up call to the... (more)
N&W 611 on the Virginia Creeper: In its final years of steam on the Norfolk and Western Railroad, the 611 and its sister J class locomotives were assigned to local freight trains in Virgini... (more)
After finishing its final run of the day, the 611 pulls up to "J" Tower after uncoupling from its consist and also note the PRR signal next to the tower which was a nice touch to the sce... (more)
"Bathed in Smoke"
Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 475 gets bathed in smoke by NW 4-8-4 611 in smokey reunion at Leman Place. Space-time is all mixed up here with Norfolk and Western steam eng... (more)