On July 31, 1983, Norfolk Southern operated a round trip steam special between Chicago and Fort Wayne, IN with N&W 611. The train is seen being moved through Chicago's Pullman Junction by a GP38A... (more)
N&W 611 brings a caboose hop out of the North Carolina Transportation Museum. Although this is still along museum grounds, it almost looks like it could be out on an excursion.
N&W J Class Nº611 is at Spencer, North Carolina shortly before the trip to Ashville on the morning of April 10, 2016.
N&W J 611 climbs the Loops near Old Fort, North Carolina during it's April 10, 2016 trip to Ashville.
N&W 611 is at Ashville, North Carolina before starting the trip back to Spencer as NS 958 on April 10, 2016. Jared Blocker and many others took the opportunity to get up close to the only remaini... (more)
A sunrise eclipse. A warm glow surrounds Norfolk & Western J-Class Locomotive #611 as she eclipses the rising sun on Pennsylvania's Strasburg Rail Road, with a freight consist, to kick off ... (more)
Amidst the shroud of steam, smoke and the haze an afternoon rain storm, Norfolk and Western 611 approaches Carpenters Graveyard at the Strasburg Railroad
Fresh from the factory in Erie, PA, a pair of N&W six-axle locomotives have 5 new Burlington Northern C30-7s in tow as they head north on the former Nickel Plate to Calumet Yard. The locomotives ... (more)
The crews of Norfolk & Western 475 and 611 pose for a portrait on a cloudless October morning.
Norfolk & Western 611 is on display inside the roundhouse at North Carolina Transportation Museum.
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)
The engineer of Norfolk & Western 1218 watches his train as he backs it around the wye at Front Royal, Virginia.
Happier Times at Happy Creek
Norfolk & Western 1218 storms though the small settlement of Happy Creek, Virginia with an Alexandria – Front Royal excursion. Since the 611 ran here a... (more)
Without the 1970’s GM iron inconveniently parked in sight of this vantage point, this could easily have been a scene from the 1950’s in rural Virginia. In fact, Norfolk & Western 2-6-6-4 1218 is l... (more)