One of only two N&W Y class Mallets remaining. Y6a #2156 is on a 5 year loan to Virginia Museum of Transportation from the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis. The other Y class is; Y3 #2050 at ... (more)
New lightbulb for the 2156!
An ex-Penn Central GP-38 works a cut of cars on a fertilizer dealer's spur at Glade, just north of Pasco Yard. BN acquired a large number of these rebuilt "GP-38X" units from Conrail in... (more)
Having barely slipped through the gate onto the Virginia Museum of Transportation's property- veteran steam program member Bobby Saxtan, in the high visibility vest, focuses on the large Y6a negot... (more)
After 56 year wait and a long trip from St. Louis, the N&W Y6a #2156 is finally reunited with Class J #611 and Class A #1218.
Nearing the end of its run across the Pocahontas Division at Bluefield, NS train 956 crosses the Bluestone River near Nemours, WV. Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 is in tow, bound for display at th... (more)
Set the controls for Roanoke!
Here we see the controls of the sole survivor of Norfolk & Western's amazing Y6 class of 2-8-8-2 freight locomotives. Right now this immaculately preserved machine... (more)
Norfolk and Western 2-8-8-2 Y6a #2156 stands magnificently under the canopy at the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis. The sole survivor of the Y6 class, this powerful giant once applied brute ... (more)
Some years ago all the trains were headed by M41 loco, but they were replaced by 6341 DMUs. Now there is only 1 pair of passenger trains hauled by M41 locomitve at the line No. 81 (Somoskőújfalu-H... (more)