Pay no attention to the man behind the pole... There's always one in the crowd.
30 second exposure in the cab of N&W 611 after the first day of excursions over Memorial Day weekend. May 27, 2017.
A view from the engineer's seat of N&W 4-8-4 #611 as she simmers before another day of excursions out of Roanoke
After turning its train on the wye at Walton, Norfolk & Western 611 charges upgrade under the coaling tower at Vicker, Virginia with the morning excursion in tow bound for Roanoke.
After several days of excursions on Red River Valley & Western trackage, to celebrate their 30th anniversary, Milwaukee Road 261 and its entourage head for home along BNSF's former Great Northern ... (more)
After a successful weekend with a total of six excursions, N&W 611 rests at the Virginia Museum of Transportation in need of a good wash. The museum owns the locomotive which was restored under th... (more)
The Eastbound "Pocahontas" passes under the coaling tower at Vicker on the way back to Roanoke.
Spokane, Portland & Seattle 700 leads a train towards Spokane on the second day of a four-day Portland, Ore.-to-Spokane, Wash. round trip. Alas, the locomotive would only make it through three of ... (more)
The morning run of the N&W 611 from Roanoke to Lynchburg and back returns West through Lowry, crossing over the Big Otter Trestle.
*Taken safely from the ground at the end of the bridge
After dropping off the passengers and turning the wye at Campbell Avenue, the N&W 611 leads 958 West out of the wye and back into the yard to tie their train down before the next days excursions. ... (more)
Big Wheels Keep On Rollin' (Thanks to a Lot of Grease!)On April 12, 2014, Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 has arrived in San Bernardino, California, for the city's annual Railroad Days celebrat... (more)
Milwaukee Road 261 heads WB through Delano on its way to North Dakota for the Red River Valley and Western 30th anniversary.