Two steam locomotives simmer in the cool night air in mid February. One is about to depart with the railroad's passenger train, the Steptoe Flyer. The other, engine 93, is waiting for the passenge... (more)
4501 night photo session
The Norfolk & Western Big Three at the Virginia Museum of Transportation from left to right: N&W 2156, N&W 611 and N&W 1218. I had the opportunity to come down on my own and photograph the big thr... (more)
After triumphantly returning to her birthplace earlier in the afternoon- N&W 611 rests next to big brother Class A 1218. The next day even bigger brother Y6a 2156 would make his appearance for the... (more)
The final stage of the day for Trains magazine editor Jim Wrinn's Fired Up! [N&W 611] photo charter- a night photo session outside the Bob Julian roundhouse at the North Carolina Transportation Mu... (more)
I have a liking for photographing workers and human interactions with machines, especially with the train industry. Here is a shot of a 611 mechanic working on making sure the drivers are greased... (more)
On it's final night at the North Carolina Transportation Museum, newly restored Norfolk & Western Class J #611 rests peacefully under a partly cloudy sky as the breaks through.
With some borrowed and scabbed over power the hogger on the lean E leans out for a better view around the shop area while the old teakettle simmers away by the yard office.
The Queen and the Pride of Roanoke stands at the North Carolina Transportation Museum only two hours before it's maiden voyage begins from Spencer, North Carolina to it's home city of Roanoke, Vir... (more)
The Queen and the Pride of Roanoke stands at the North Carolina Transportation Museum just hours before it's maiden voyage.
611 sits quietly at the NCTM the night before its big return home.
An O. Winston Link-esqe shot of the 611 being serviced during the "FiredUp" photo charter.
The 611 gets serviced during the "FiredUp" photo charter.
ACL 501 dressed up as a prototypical "leased" N&W unit during "FiredUp" photo charter.