Norfolk and Western class J 611 is leaving Atlanta on the second leg of its return to Roanoke, Va. under steam for he first time. The train had run from Birmingham the day before.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 crosses the Tallapoosa River in western Georgia just east of the Alabama state line. This was 611's inaugural run to Atlanta after having been restored.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 is running though Cook Springs, Ala. on the first trip after its rebuilding. The train has left Birmingham for Atlanta.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 has been brought down from Roanoke, Va. and the first rebuilding for steaming up is underway.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 is westbound about 11:00 am on Sunday morning with the excursion train from Spencer to Asheville, NC.
Here is a rear view of the streamlined, four-cylinder 232U1 (4-6-4) of 1949 at the fantastic French museum in Alsace.
I was surprised to see that there were no complete images of this dramatic steam locomotive on the website. The streamlined 232U1 (4-6-4) of 1949 is my favorite at the museum that I had the opport... (more)
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 and a short ferry train are about to duck under an overpass at Medicine Bow.
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 runs fast into morning sunlight with a short ferry train at Rock Springs.
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 and baggage car are set to pick up a short ferry train in the morning for Cheyenne. The locomotive was coal-fired at this time.
The engineer snags orders as his Cotton Belt SD45 heads an early morning eastbound freight at Mojave.
An SP Tunnel Motor leads a UP unit and others as an eastbound freight exits tunnel 9 and begins climbing the Tehachapi Loop.
The face of ex-C&O 2-8-4 2716 catches the last sunlight as the locomotives pulls fast with an excursion returning from Toccoa to Atlanta.
A southbound intermodal train behind EMD GP50 7019 passes former C&O 2716 which will return to Chattanooga with an excursion.
Former Chesapeake and Ohio K-4 2-8-4 2716 shows off its Southern identity at Emory Gap, TN. The engine has been turned and serviced while awaiting the special's return from Crossville behind FP7s.... (more)