NW 611 leads an excursion through the small Virginia town of The Plains
N&W class Y6a #2156 sits by N&W class A #1218 each awaiting their next assignment. Built respectively in 1942 and 1943, No. 2156 will retire in 1959 after working the coal fields... (more)
N&W class Y6a #2156 sits by N&W class A #1218 awaiting a call to service. No. 2156 is a 2-8-8-2 and the sole survivor of the railroad's Y5, Y6, Y6a, and Y6b classes. This loc... (more)
N&W 611 stretches her legs while en route home to Roanoke, VA from Spencer, NC. She would steam into the Virginia Museum of Transportation later this day for a homecoming event and reunion with #... (more)
Norfolk & Western #611 rounds the cut just shy of Friendship Road while climbing Christiansburg Mountain en route to none other then, Christiansburg, VA.
N&W 611 heads west for Roanoke after turning in Lynchburg with the morning excursion on the Blue Ridge District.
Battling the Blue Ridge grade, Norfolk & Western No. 611 passes the color position light signals as it works its old home turf between Roanoke and Lynchburg, Va.
Norfolk & Western No. 611 splits the classic color position light signals at Montvale as it heads from Roanoke to Lynchburg. The clouds parted briefly 20 seconds before the train's arrival here.
Norfolk & Western No. 611 sees no need to stop for coal at the tower at Vicker, Va.
N&W #611 climbs over the crest in Bedford, VA leading a return excursion under dreary skies from Lynchburg, VA to Roanoke.
N&W #611 puts on a good show as she makes her way westbound through Villamont, VA on a dark and dreary day in July.