About two miles west of Glenvar, VA, the 611 flashes eastbound by on the last lap into Roanoke. The fire will be dropped, its boiler washed, and the grand locomotive put into cold storage---possib... (more)
In the rain, the 611 powers up the 1.1 percent grade by the Meadows Golf Club near Christiansburg. The steam the engine is crossing is Crab Creek.
N&W J 611 marches up the 1.3 percent grade at milepost N286 with a 21-car passenger excursion from Roanoke to Walton and back. In 1957, this segment saw 14 daily passenger trains---all powered by ... (more)
Southern Railway #4501 flies through Marion, VA as it makes its return trip to Bristol to end a great weekend of excursions.
611 smokes up the CPLs at Montvale as it heads west to Lynchburg, VA.
611 chugs past the classic CPLs at Forest, VA.
611 rolls through the town of Bedford past the "Big Otter" CPL signals
A little afternoon rain starts as N&W #611 heads back to Roanoke, VA
The Eastbound leg of the N&W 611 excursion to Walton has just turned at the wye and passes under the coaling tower at Vicker.
After climbing up a cliff side, Norfolk & Western 611 leads the westbound Pelican up the Christiansburg grade near Montgomery on its way to turn at the wye at Walton.
Norfolk and Western 611 leads the eastbound excursion train past the former Norfolk and Western signals recreating a scene that once happened daily.
The Westbound return trip of the 611 excursion to Lynchburg passes the CPL signals at Webster, just East of Roanoke.
The morning excursion featuring the Norfolk & Western 611 has turned on the wye at Kinney and returns west through Forest, passing the old depot.