I like that smudge. All too often excursion engines are so squeaky clean they look like they don't work at all. As she prepares to go for some servicing there's no it has been a hard pull this t... (more)
Norfolk & Western No. 611 stomps along its old home ground, passing under the coaling tower at Vicker, Va. This was the Powhattan Arrow excursion sponsored by the Roanoke Chapter NRHS. No. 611 ran... (more)
Photographer- George Povall from my collection.
First day of the 1957 NRHS convention in Roanoke, VA finds J Class 4-8-4 #608. This engine may have just come off the eastbound leg of the Poca... (more)
Deep in the Pocahontas coal fields, Norfolk & Western A-Class No. 1218 looks right at home. It was visiting Iaeger on this day with a special passenger train for the 1991 National Railway Historic... (more)
N&W 611 reflects on itself on this beautiful day at Streamliners.
My sons Mike and Jeff tagged along with their railfan Dad about ninety percent of the time when they were young, and I enjoyed every minute. They're both avid railfans to this day. Seen here at th... (more)
Queen of the fleet at center stage during the Streamliners festival. If you want to see the execution of this photo, look on page 39 in the August 2014 edition of TRAINS magazine. Thans me in th... (more)
During the "Steamliners at Spencer" event, the roundhouse was loaded on Thursday evening, May 29, with a representative of all the units, and Norfolk and Western class J #611 on the turn... (more)
"Clear Charles Town" Protecting the CSX/NS diamond is this classic N&W CPL signal as a northbound NS train illuminates it and the right of way ahead in this 2 minute exposure.
"Red Moon Rising" The southbound Shepherdstown N&W CPL signal displays a restricting (stop) signal as an early June crescent Moon hovers overhead in the blue hour.
Artistic interpretat... (more)
N&W 611 just barely fits on the roundtable in Spencer, NC
The Spirit of Roanoke: Norfolk and Western #611 sits on the turntable surrounded by the other streamliners. Her "name" appearing between Wabash E8 #1009 and "Reading" F7 #284.
Norfolk and Western's J Class #611 sits on the museum grounds with a couple of the NS Office Cars during the Streamliners at Spencer.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 sits in the yard an N&W GP9 and a Southern GP30 in Spencer, NC during the Streamliner event.