The 611 rounds the S-Curves just north of Reidsville, NC heading southward to Greensboro.
N&W 611 charging through the Blue Ridge Mountains unassisted leads mass chaos between the general public being trackside and the crazy railfans all trying to get their shots.
Memorial Day morning finds the N&W 611 heading east through Riverside with the return trip to Roanoke.
#611 works upgrade towards Front Royal with "The American"
N&W 611 making a spectacular exit westbound from Montgomery Tunnel, surely worth the long wait to secure a good spot at this tight location. She works upgrade here, making big smoke, perhaps aided... (more)
N&W 611 with throttle open, making power for the run east bound up the grade toward Villamont, pulling her 20 car excursion called the iconic Powhatan Arrow, destination Lynchburg this day
N&W 611 departs Radford wye on her return trip to Roanoke, beginning to pull hard toward the Vickers coaling tower where the crowd awaited her.
NW611 heads north out of Spencer for the weekend excursions in Lynchburg, Va.
N&W 611 puts on quite the show as it splits the photo lines at Shawsville.
On a picture perfect Memorial Day morning, Norfolk & Western 611 steams west through the hamlet of Wabun, Virginia with the morning Pocahontas excursion bound for Walton.
Under threatening skies, N&W 611 thunders westbound to Roanoke over the high trestle at Big Otter River. Sunday, May 28, 2017.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 passing under the coaling tower in Vicker on the Memorial Day morning trip back to Roanoke
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 blasts out of Montgomery Tunnel on it's way to Radford
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 breaking the silence on a clear Memorial Day Monday morning on it's way to Radford
Even if for only a brief moment, a glimpse of what an earlier period in time looked, sounded, and smelled like transcends generations when great machines of the past come to life.