Norfolk & Western 611 brings the westbound Powhatan Arrow through Bonsack as it hits the homestretch back to Roanoke after a round trip to Lynchburg
Norfolk & Western leads the westbound Pocahontas run through Shawsville on the way towards Walton
The eastbound Powhatan Arrow excursion crosses the high trestle across the Big Otter river near Lowry, VA.
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)
This is what it’s all about! My boys and I had the opportunity to see N&W 611 under steam as it made round trips from Roanoke to Lynchburg and Walton Virginia. This was the first time they had eve... (more)
The Milwaukee Road 261 is headed to eastern North Dakota for a series of excursions this weekend on the Red River Valley & Western. The first leg of their journey from Minneapolis to Breckenridge... (more)
Having just turned the wye at Walton, NS 958 with N&W 611 accelerates East back towards Roanoke.
N&W Class J 611 blasts up the 1.34% Christiansburg Grade through Montgomery Tunnel on a roundtrip Roanoke Va to Walton Va excursion
N&W Class J 611 turns on the wye in downtown Roanoke. 10,2,and 4 are when you are supposed to have a Dr Pepper but 611 is good for anytime.
After a spirited cab ride up Christianburg Grade, Ross Rowland converses with famed N&W author Lewis Ingles “Bud” Jeffries. Rowland is the famed part-owner of C&O 4-8-4 #614, and industry-renowned... (more)
N&W Class J 611 marches up the Blue Ridge Grade westbound on a roundtrip excursion from Roanoke Va to Lynchburg Va.
N&W Class J 611 blasts out of Montgomery Tunnel westbound on a roundtrip excursion from Roanoke Va to Walton Va.