Looking a bit dirtier than yesterday, N&W 611 brings NS Train 958 past the classic N&W CPL at CP Concord, putting on a great show, as it did all weekend on the NS Blue Ridge District.
On a beautiful summer morning, Southern 4501 leads NS 958 past the CPLs at CP Washington in the small town of Glade Spring, VA. Man how things have changed. Southern 4501 is now stuck running at T... (more)
The N&W 611 is seen chugging north through downtown Thomasville, NC after midnight, flying pink ribbon flags for breast cancer awareness, on a deadhead move from the NCTM in Spencer, NC back to it... (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.
N&W Class J 611 is westbound on the Blue Ridge Grade on a ferry move from the North Carolina Transportation in Spencer NC to the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke VA.
Norfolk and Western 611 brings its train through Bedford on its way to Lynchburg.
Nearing the end of its ferry move from the North Carolina Museum of Transportation to the Virginia Museum of Transportation, NW 611 blasts past the N&W CPLs at Villamont.
The deadhead move of the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 rolls Northbound under the Southern signals at Penderton, leaving Reidsville behind.
611 thunders past the soon to be replaced CPLs at Villamont on the Blue Ridge grade. With the 25 mph slow order at the bottom of the mountain, 611 finally had to work hard as she accelerated back ... (more)
N&W Class J 611 on a ferry move from the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC back home to the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke VA
The ferry move of the Class J 611 rolls West through Villamont, passing between the N&W era CPL signals, closing in on Roanoke. Due to track work, the deadhead took the scenic route across the for... (more)
Shortly after the transitioning from night to day, the NS 958 ferry move with N&W 611 rolls across the Yadkin river in Spencer, NC bound for Roanoke.
The "Roanoker" returns eastbound across the high trestle at Kate's Creek with the Greensboro bound excursion in tow.
Greeted by the Masses
The 611 had quite a following during the 4th of July weekend trips. The classy steam engine is working past crowds which have gathered on both sides of th... (more)
Steam Under the Coaling Tower
The Pelican excursion eases under the coaling tower along the NS Christiasburg district as N&W 611 heads for the wye just east of here. There the ... (more)