The ex-N&W engine was the primary power for The Olin-Mathieson Chemical Co. for many years before being retired in 1960. It is proudly displayed by the town under an illuminated protective shed ro... (more)
On the ex-NKP bridge over the Cuyahoga River. A Roger Puta photograph
NW RS11 no. 2570 is stored at Brewster, OH in 1981. These were tough times in the rust belt, Conrail was five years old, and traffic was down. This is former Nickelplate 570 and would become a cas... (more)
I’ve been a fan of notched-nosed Alcos since seeing my first Lehigh Valley RS11’s, and seeing the RS11’s, RSD12’s, and T6’s that were regulars on the PC’s Bel-Del division. The T6 was unique among... (more)
Norfolk and Western Class J #611 leads an excursion east through The Plains, Virginia.
N&W U30C #8000 at South Yard in Roanoke, VA in this May 1977 scene.
Eastbound N&W train at Roanoke, VA led by SD35 #1578.
N&W yard power working at Roanoke, VA.
Norfolk and Western #611 charges northbound through the small town of Ruffin, North Carolina on its way to Roanoke, Virginia.
When a class of locomotive had dwindled in numbers, and those remaining were no longer considered roadworthy, the Norfolk & Western often assigned them to Lambert’s Point to push hoppers of coal i... (more)
Museum staff enjoy the view as the 611 is put through her paces during the second round of the 'At the Throttle" program.
Where it all began. This was the last tunnel before the N&W reached the promised land to begin accessing the rich coal fields of Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia. Near here is where ... (more)
The 1218 is turning its train after an excursion to Fremont, Ohio.
The 1218 is westbound on the last leg of a circle trip from Roanoke north along the Shenandoah Valley line, east on the old C&O James River line to Lynchburg, and back to Roanoke.
N&W 611 descends the famed Christiansburg grade on its trek back to Roanoke on a rainy 3 July.