NS 956 with N&W 611 on point splits the classic CPL signals at Villamont as it rolls over the Blue Ridge grade bound for Lynchburg
After running East to Lynchburg and making the flip on the wye for the return trip, Train 957 heads back for Roanoke to change passengers and continue west to Walton. The 1950 Roanoke built J clas... (more)
Norfolk and Western J Class 611 leads the Powhatan Arrow westward towards Roanoke over the Blue Ridge Mountains at Villamont on Sunday, May 8th, 2016.
Norfolk & Western Class J No. 611 rolls past the ex-N&W color position lights as it heads east on home rails from Roanoke to Lynchburg.
NS 956 with N&W 611 on point stomps up grade at Villamont heading back to Roanoke
Climbing the famed "Blue Ridge Grade", Norfolk and Western J Class #611 puts on a show on July Fourth weekend, framed by a one of a kind N&W CPL.
Built in 1950 for the Norfolk & Western Railroad, class J 4-8-4 #611 steams up the Blue Ridge grade at Villamont,VA past the N&W era CPL signals creating a timeless scene. The now former CEO of No... (more)
Southern 8099 leads a heavy westbound 189 up the famed Blue Ridge Grade splitting the signals at Villamont on a late summer afternoon.
Battling the Blue Ridge grade, Norfolk & Western No. 611 passes the color position light signals as it works its old home turf between Roanoke and Lynchburg, Va.
N&W #611 puts on a good show as she makes her way westbound through Villamont, VA on a dark and dreary day in July.
N&W 611 leads an excursion eastward to Lynchburg, drifting downgrade here at Villamont, VA under an impressive plume of steam and smoke.
611 splits the CPLs at Villamont on her way east to Lynchburg with the first of six excursions over the July 4th weekend.
N&W 611 Splitting the CPL's
N&W 611 put on quite a show for the dozens trackside in Villamont as the steam excursion split the orignal N&W CPL's.
N&W 611 puts on a mighty fine scene as it passes the classic CPL intermediate signals at Villamont on its way east toward Lynchburg, VA.