The first day of a test runs is done for the 611 and she’s heading back into the siding at Goshen.
The 611 passes east just past Swoope, VA.
The 611 heads east through Swoope, VA on the Buckingham Branch.
The 611 makes her way out onto the Buckingham Branch main in Goshen with some fall colors beginning to show.
611 makes her first run out of Goshen, VA as it heads east toward Staunton on the Buckingham Branch.
A rainy day look back through time... Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611 leads a Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam excursion upgrade near Shawsville, Va., headed to Christiansburg in May 2... (more)
N&W 611 smokes up, as it heads northbound through Stuarts Draft, Virginia, as it passes the athletic and baseball complex of the town.
AS 611 pushes out of the VMT Museum in Roanoke to prepare for its journey north, Roanoke yard local UR44 heads past the steam train. Roanoke yard was once full on every track, but tod... (more)
N&W 611 is being transported north from Roanoke to Waynesboro to be transferred to the Buckingham Branch. Seen here, the train heads north through the iconic scene in Arcadia, VA,... (more)
N&W steam engine 611 makes its journey up the Hagerstown line through the Shenandoah Valley as it will be interchanged with the Buckingham Branch for excursions. Seen here, the steam engine... (more)
Eastbound excursion more or less drifting after the tough pull into Bluefield. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
A westbound train of empties soars over the back road from Bluefield with an SD45-SLUG-SD45 combination in charge. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
A westbound train of empties is diverging from the main with a SD45-SLUG-SD45 set leading a gigantic string of empties. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.
611 at dawn
611 in action!