The Norfolk & Western J Class 611 sits on the turntable at Spencer a few minutes before the ceremonial speech by Wick Moorman to start her restoration.
Photographer- Clark Frazier- from my personal collection.
Early June 1959 finds Y6a 2158 awaiting her fate at the hands of the ivory hunters. Sister 2156, the sole remaining Y6a resides at the... (more)
Streamliners at Spencer
Photographer- Greg Stadter- from my personal collection.
N&W Class "A" 1218 is shown here on her first excursion rounding a bend near Shawsville, VA on her way from Roanoke to Bluefi... (more)
Photographer- Don Jilson- from my personal collection.
Morning finds Nickel Plate Road 765 preparing for a one way freight move back to Fort Wayne, IN after running during the 1984 NRHS conven... (more)
Ready for the big move. NW Y6a #2156 rests out its final week at the Museum of Transportation on a beautiful fall morning. Sometime very soon, it will depart the museum for a long trip to t... (more)
Fall Is Best Of All !!! With daylight fading fast, Norfolk & Western #611 drifts south between tunnel #22 & #24 in what today is likely a tunnel of trees at Nemo, TN. This was the return le... (more)
Looking incomplete with rods removed from the Roanoke, VA to Salisbury, NC ferry move, the lone surviving J-class locomotive sits on display at the Streamliners event before the impending restorat... (more)
The headlights of 213 illuminate the dense fog and silhouette the soon to be replaced N&W CPL signals.
A pair of former Nickel Plate Road GP7s brings a cut of autoracks through the many interlockings at Pullman Junction on Chicago's South Side. Tom Golden photo.
The conductor can barely be seen in the left side of the cupola on this N&W caboose. The bright red car is trailing the rear of an eastbound intermodal freight on the main line west of Roanoke.
The newer locomotive (by more than a decade) is on the right
This is the first public photo run-by for N&W 611 after it was returned to service in 1982. The lighting was just awful that morning, given the harsh morning sun and train direction. With Bob Clay... (more)
The N&W J611 sits in the yard during the Streamliners weekend at the NCTM.
The beast under the beauty. Visitors to the NCTM get a unique view of 611 as it gets torn down and rebuilt into it's former glory.