The finest collection of classic EMD and Alco streamliners assembled in 50 years lined up at the roundhouse at the former Southern Railway shops in Spencer, NC. However a surprise guest was stream... (more)
The Cavalier flies through Appomattox county behind N&W 611. The CPLs here would only last a couple months longer before finally being replaced. While they may not be of 611's era, it was still gr... (more)
Obligatory shot of the iconic "611" from the site number panel turned stretched pano. Another one of few shots with the 5DsR from last weekend's 611... (more)
"Crossing Kate's Creek"
N&W 611 leads NS train 954 through a driving rain across Goodview trestle along the ex Virginian railway en route to Greensboro, North Carolina. April 23, 2017. Col... (more)
After having to stop a mile or so from this location for a signal, Norfolk & Western J Class 4-8-4 #611 puts on quite a show of steam power, accelerating the train up to track speed in just a shor... (more)
Norfolk & Western 611 briefly interrupts the flow of life in Reidsville, NC as it pulls a ferry move northward toward Roanoke, going the crossover called as Edna. Two Southern Railway cantilevers ... (more)
After taking a tour of the Charlotte Douglas Internationals Airport, NS 957 leaves the Queen City behind as the 611 ducks under the AT&O Signal Gantry.
N&W 611 simmers the night away before three days worth of morning and afternoon turns, over Memorial Day weekend. The big J performed flawlessly.
The 611 cruises through Salem on an afternoon excursion from Roanoke to Radford.
Having just completed the first half of their round trip from Spencer to Asheville, NW 611 and the NS Southern Heritage unit turns the train on the wye. It's likely that this was the last passenge... (more)
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 crossing over US 460 on it's way back to Roanoke on the last trip of the first day the Memorial Day weekend excursions.