Pre 09/11/01 getting a cab shot was pretty common, especially if you were a little kid with your dad. Getting a ride around the Manassas yard, maybe not as common, but it happened! I got to blow... (more)
As one of only a handful of surviving streamlined steam locomotives in the U.S., N&W 611 is a pleasure to watch from the trackside.
A lucky day for some railfans as a private coach at the end of an Eastbound Amtrak passes by NW 611 as she prepares to uncouple her coaches. Evening has arrived and the crew will now get a well-de... (more)
NS 957 spotting her passenger cars in the yard at Manassas for the trip home in the morning.
Two NS employees chat with each other as final checks are made for NW 611's departure from Manassas station Sunday evening. Much to the disappointment of hundreds of onlookers, 611 never made it ... (more)
After loading passengers for an 8:00am departure from Manassas, VA, N&W 4-8-4 #611 backs past the signals at the wye in order to reach the connector to NS's B Line.
After backing down from the station in downtown Manassas, N&W Class J #611 thunders Westbound out of town onto Norfolk Southern's B Line destined for Front Royal, VA putting on a grand show for th... (more)
As part of the annual Manassas Railway Festival, VRE offered hourly round-trip excursions to nearby Clifton, VA. Though N&W 611 was the star of the day, the two MP36's in charge ... (more)
NW J1 611, in all her glory, slowly pulls forward after uncoupling from her 20 coaches after a full day's work. 611 will slowly pull across a grade crossing, then switch tracks to once again back... (more)
A friendly wave by the engineer of AMTK 194 as Old meets new. Separated by 65 years of history but providing the same form of service, Amtrak engine 194 passes famed N&W J1 611 in the Manassas, V... (more)
611 crosses under a highway overpass on her first of two runs on Sunday. She passes a MOW train tied down, with one of NS's SD70M-2s pointing long-hood forward.
At the end one of the first public excursions pulled by 611 in her third career, N&W's classic J locomotive was swarmed by fans.
Norfolk & Western J-Class 4-8-4, 611, pulls a packed excursion train around the Powell wye.
Heading up the B-line to Front Royal
N&W 4-8-4 J-Class No. 611 eases into downtown old Manassas during the city's annual Heritage Railways Day on Saturday June 6. The No. 611 has just completed its first public excursion for June 6-7... (more)