On a rather chilly President's Day weekend, the traditional opening day of the weekend, former Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 #475 pulls the 3 pm train on Saturday, February 13, 2021, towards the Esbensh... (more)
Argentina Railway 15B Class.#1567 built by the Vulcan Foundry in 1948 for the Great Southern Railway.
Creeping off into the sunset. With the cold winter sun about to dip below the horizon, a re-creation of the Norfolk & Western's "Virginia Creeper" heads west toward Abingdon, Vir... (more)
Passing farms in Watauga. A westbound Norfolk & Western Train 202, "The Virginia Creeper", passes a dairy farm in Watauga, VA, en route back to her base in Abingdon.
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The Strasburg shop crew must have been asked "how's it going?" one too many times, judging by the message written in chalk on the boiler. The 475 first ran on the Strasburg on November ... (more)
An encounter in the farmland of Virginia. The Engineman of a Norfolk & Western M-Class "Mollie" gives a friendly wave, as his engine hauls a short mixed consist west through Virgi... (more)
N&W 475 at Carpenters crossing, with the rolling hills and farms in the background
N&W 475 passing Carpenters cemetery on an early fall afternoon
N&W 475 runs passed the soon to be harvested corn fields outside of cherry hill farm, approaching the crossing at esbenshade road
Contrasting reactions..... A trio of Amish kids and their pets watch the passage of Norfolk & Western M-Class Locomotive #475 and her mixed consist on Long Curve, with mixed reactions. No... (more)
Sunrise on the last operable N&W "Mollie". Norfolk & Western M-Class "Mollie" #475 hauls a short, mixed consist at sunrise on Pennsylvania's Strasburg Rail Road, at the ... (more)
An unlikely combination....just because we could. Although there were some M-Class survivors still serving the Norfolk & Western when the J-Class locomotives were operating, I'm not aware o... (more)
Westbound at Groff's. With her big sister the 611 holding the siding at Groff's Grove, N&W 475 (lettered as 382) begins to accelerate her mixed train westward toward the crossing at Cherry ... (more)
Side-by-side at Groff's. The weather looks a bit threatening as N&W Locomotives M-Class #475 (lettered as 382) and J-Class #611 pose for portraits on the long siding at Groff's Picnic Grove... (more)
Norfolk & Western 475 starts the ascent out of Leaman's Place Junction, passing the Yard Limit Sign.