The NW 611 heads north by the old Dundee Tower in Danville, Va leading one of the many passenger excursions that year.
In the early 1970s, N&W power often ran through all the way to Oak Island on the Apollos and returned on other Buffalo trains. This is the only time my father saw six-axle N&W power on the LV. I... (more)
One of the ten Norfolk & Western (ex-Wabash) F7s leased by the Jersey Central in the early 1970s teamed up with the CNJ's own F7s to create this four-unit lashup at the Communipaw Avenue engine te... (more)
All Dressed Up……
When I last photographed Norfolk & Western RSD12 258, I did not expect to see it again, and ... (more)
Norfolk and Western F7As 3725 and 3667 rest in the engine terminal at the CN Yard on the Windsor riverfront while CN S7 8221 switches the yard. The GM Renaissance Center is near completion across... (more)
Last and First
The highest- and lowest-numbered of Norfolk & Western’s, as well as Nickel Plate’s, nine RSD12’s work out their final years at N&W’s coal docks at Lambert’s Point, V... (more)
With the click ticking down and only days left on her boiler life, N&W 475 simmers quietly near the water tank at East Strasburg, waiting to take out the last train of the day on "just anothe... (more)
While Norfolk & Western’s RSD12’s often operated in pairs at Lambert’s Point, sometimes one would get paired with something else. In this case, a close approximation of a second RSD12 came in the ... (more)
Lambert’s Point, Virginia, became to primary home of Norfolk & Western’s nine ex-Nickel Plate RSD 12’s after they were withdrawn from road service. In addition to the nine Alco’s, NKP also added e... (more)
Norfolk and Western 4-8-0 No. 475 pulls the last excursion of the day through Strasburg in Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
Norfolk and Western 4-8-0 No. 475 steams ahead toward Strasburg while passing under tree tunnels and through Amish/Mennonite countryside landscape in Paradise. ... (more)
Blowing off some Steam! The 611 blows a little steam as it prepares for a trip on the N.C. Transportation Museum Grounds in Spencer, N.C.
A quartet of high hood first generation Geeps leads a westbound auto parts train.
The Norfolk & Western 611 Class J performing excursions at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
It's the 2018 Big Lick Train Tug! As part of a fundraiser, teams get a shot at seeing how far they can "pull" the 611 in twenty seconds. Incidentally, "Big Lick" is the origina... (more)