The Queen of Steam heads home to a likely retirement at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
UP 8444 gets a going over at La Grande yard near the station after spending the day handling a passenger special from Portland, OR. Tomorrow the train heads west to Pendleton for their annual Roun... (more)
"Many is the time that we feasted, and many is the time that we fasted. Oh well, it was swell while it lasted. We did have fun, and no harm done! So thanks, for the memories..."
UP 844 Leads the Last Frontier days train South before the incident
Norfolk Western J Class 611 Blows off steam as she prepares to head for to her next photo location. From North Carolina Transportation Museum's night photo session
Norfolk Western J Class 611 begins its run through the grounds of the North Carolina Transportation Museum for a night photoshoot
Pulling the Denver Post Train 844 gets a highball between Greeley and Brighton Colorado heading to Denver
Rolling toward the flue shop at track speed, Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611 performs a night runby for photographers attending a N.C. Transportation Museum photo shoot at Spencer on Sept. 1, 20... (more)
N&W 611 poses for photographers during a special night session in Spencer, NC during Labor Day weekend 2018.
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It's all about perspective. I climbed atop a shuttered Chicago and Northwestern passenger car undergoing restoration adjacent to the turntable for this shot. The ... (more)
Having just spotted its train, 844 pauses briefly before cutting off the train and moving to a seperate track. The water tank in the background is of D&SL heritage from when steam locos frequented... (more)
Under steam. The 611 works up a head of steam at the beginning of the night photography shoot at the N.C. Transportation Museum.
On the Line. In an O. Winston Link setting, the 611 sits at the VA-NC state line while a local family comes out to greet the engineer. In actuality, of course, this was taken at the N.C. T... (more)