This is not something you see every day. A steam locomotive and a jet airplane. Yet here in 2017, we have the N&W 611 running the wye at Charlotte's Douglas International Airport. The lead to the ... (more)
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 working hard as it crests the grade at Charlotte Junction on the former Southern Railway mainline from Atlanta to Washington DC. The line which diverges to the left is the R-... (more)
The Saturday morning run of N&W 611 excursions to Roanoke from Greensboro passes through the S-Curve at Hardy, nearing the home city of the J, Roanoke.
Ugh, Mondays.. Crew from Norfolk Southern begin clearing out a heavy pile of debris from a rockslide across the Kenova District mainline just west of the signals at Falls Branch following a... (more)
Rainy arrival of The Roanoker in Greensboro.
Southbound ferry at Aycock St.
Three Norfolk & Western steam locomotives pause at Roanoke, VA on a rainy July evening. The photo was staged for participants in a Lerro Productions and Virginia Transportation photo shoot conduct... (more)
Coasting down hill coming off the 'Southern Loops' sees N&W #611 leading a Norfolk Southern excursion train on its way back to Spencer,NC from Asheville,NC.
A new day breaks on the famed Blue Ridge Grade as threatening clouds roll in from the west overhead the 1940's era CPL's which have sadly now been removed.
The Sunday morning run of the Greensboro to Roanoke N&W 611 excursion crosses the Kate's Creek Trestle just West of Goodview, about 30 minutes out of Roanoke on the old Virginian Railway.
Putting on a show coming out of a stop for an HEP problem, the Eastbound return trip of the N&W 611 Greensboro-Roanoke excursions passes over the high trestle just East of Hardy, crossing the Smit... (more)
DWARFED BY NIGHT One of only a small handful of US&S type-C dwarf signals, a favorite of the Norfolk & Western, lights up the ballast at Cloverdale just as it has for nearly eight decades.
The eastbound return leg of the "Roanoker" crosses the high trestle at Kate's Creek near Goodview Virginia on a cool Spring afternoon in the Commonwealth.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 preparing for departure in the pre-dawn hours on a brisk April morning
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 passing through Kannapolis, NC on it's way to Charlotte