611 charges up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville.
As the rain and fog build in the dense night air, the sunflowers droop towards the east, the gravestones still sit where they were placed many years ago, and the silence is broken by 202 with the ... (more)
What a show! Battling the rain and Christiansburg grade, westbound 1218 claws her way onward and upward.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 producing a lot of smoke while working hard upgrade at Shawsville, VA
N&W 611 puts on quite the show as it splits the photo lines at Shawsville.
67 years to the day she was born, N&W 611 does what she was meant to do, climb the steep grades of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As she charges up Christiansburg Grade through the village of Shawsvill... (more)
In a scene that could be straight out of 1955, 611 leads its consist back to Roanoke on the rare morning run to Walton.
611 makes its journey back to Roanoke and greets fans at this neat 'S' curve.
From high atop the Christiansburg Grade, Norfolk & Western 611 grinds through what used to be "Little Tunnel" just east of Shawsville as it brings the morning Pocahontas run toward Walto... (more)
N&W 611 climbs Christiansburg Grade once again, passing through the former site of "Little Tunnel" which was daylighted around 1989.
Norfolk & Western leads the westbound Pocahontas run through Shawsville on the way towards Walton
611 storms through the S-curve below Friendship Road on the upgrade climb towards Christiansburg. This spot was made famous by photographer Bob Lyndall when he photographed 611 here in the 1980s.... (more)
NS 29G and NW #611 race along side each other. NW #611 will pass NS 29G at 2nd crossing not pictured.