While no longer under steam, "A" series N&W 1218 makes for an impressive photo prop during a night photo session sponsored by Lerro Productions/Virginia Museum of Transportation.
Portrait of a railroader.. N&W engineer Owen Hawkins poses for a photo from the cab of N&W 1218. Lerro Productions/Virginia Museum of Transportation.
50-some years ago, 1218 and 611 might have been found puffing along the N&W through Roanoke on any given night. In 2010, they are the stars of the show at the Lerro Productions Virginia Museum of ... (more)
The N&W still rules in Roanoke. 1218 is just blocks away from her birthplace with her home road's CPLs in the background. A Lerro Productions event at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
A Lerro Productions event at the Virginia Museum of Transportation
Portrait of a railroader.. Lerro Productions/Virginia Museum of Transportation.
1218's running gear gets a wash down prior departing on her next assignment. A Pete Lerro photo shoot sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
1218's crew pose just above her pilot prior to departure. A Pete Lerro photo shoot sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
In the early morning hours in November of 1956, N&W employee Matt Crouch prepares N&W 1218 for a days run on the Blue Ridge.
Wet rails and a wet locomotive and train on an excursion trip.
Standing in the rain during an excursion trip.
Early morning sunlight bathes N&W 1218 in a warm glow as she is serviced at Norfolk Southern's Simpson Yard in Jacksonville. Today's excursion is the Suwanee Steam Special, a round trip to Valdost... (more)
Early morning departure with an excursion to Knoxville
End of the Day for an excursion trip to Radford and return.