Norfolk & Western No. 611 sees no need to stop for coal at the tower at Vicker, Va.
N&W #611 climbs over the crest in Bedford, VA leading a return excursion under dreary skies from Lynchburg, VA to Roanoke.
Norfolk & Western No. 611 barrels east in a Railroad: Norfolk & WesternLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Elliston, Virginia, USALocomotive #: NW 611Train ID: NS 958Photo Date: July 03, 2015
Just north of Duluth at Munger is where CN's former DW&P (Rainy Sub) crosses over their ex-DM&IR track (Missabe Sub). For years I have tried to capture an engine-over-engine shot here but given th... (more)
On the 10th of January 2012, a train dumps a load of molten slag at the Beitai Steel Works in NE China. The site was first visited by foreign steam photographers in 2002. Since that time the manag... (more)
The Norfolk and Western J Class No. 611 slowly steams past several railfans as she approaches the outer limits of the Lynchburg yard to take on some water and continue her inaugural journey back h... (more)
N&W Class J 611 charges under the old coaling tower at Vicker, VA headed for Roanoke.
Sheer skill, power and might prevail over gravity and wet rail as 611 begins to climb back up to track speed after nearly stalling just a few hundred yards back on the unforgiving Christiansburg M... (more)
N&W 611 leads an excursion eastward to Lynchburg, drifting downgrade here at Villamont, VA under an impressive plume of steam and smoke.
Having finished a set of shots in the roundhouse 611 is back on the turntable and backing her way off to the next photo location.
611 bangs through the crossing at Concord, VA on her last leg of two round trips between Lynchburg and Petersburg, 06/13 & 06/14 2015. Soon she'll be tied down in Lynchburg for the night.
N&W 611 puts on a show as she works hard to climb the Christiansburg grade.
The N&W Class J 611 heads east over the James River Trestle on this cold, rainy day. The engine was being moved for the upcoming weekend excursion at Manassas, Va.
Excursion to Front Royal