611 storms through the S-curve below Friendship Road on the upgrade climb towards Christiansburg. This spot was made famous by photographer Bob Lyndall when he photographed 611 here in the 1980s.... (more)
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 working hard upgrade at Lynch Station, VA
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 crossing the large viaduct in Altavista, VA
N&W class J 4-8-4 611 poses for a rods-down portrait while being readied for a weekend of excursions from Atlanta.
Top Ten of 2016. With the year almost over, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2016.6. I can't have a Top 10 list without a few steam shots, so here's the... (more)
Looking Back At 2016
When it comes to trains, it's hard to beat the "Queen of Steam". Here we have jumped back to the month of May when the 611 made her excursion runs on the mainline. In this ... (more)
The quiet in the small village of Coopers, West Virginia, long interrupted by the passing of empty and loaded coal hopper trains, experiences a different type of disruption from three decades prio... (more)
The pre-daylight silence of an overcast August morning is shattered by the chest pounding thunder of Norfolk & Western 611 rolling out of the NCTM bound for Roanoke.