The 611 rounds the S-Curves just north of Reidsville, NC heading southward to Greensboro.
N&W 611 charging through the Blue Ridge Mountains unassisted leads mass chaos between the general public being trackside and the crazy railfans all trying to get their shots.
Now here's something you don't see everyday in Lynchburg, VA. Three Amtrak trains side by side by side.
Left to right... "NS 957" Lynchburg-Roanoke crew-qualifying train on a Kemper St... (more)
#611 works upgrade towards Front Royal with "The American"
Two-car train in use to qualify train crews between Lynchburg, VA, and Roanoke sits quietly for the weekend at Kemper Street Station. Train is making two round trips each day Mon. - Fri for three ... (more)
Amtrak train in use qualifying train crews between Lynchburg, VA, and Roanoke crosses Campbell Avenue in Lynchburg. Train is making two round trips each day Mon. - Fri for three weeks. This is t... (more)
N&W 611 puts on quite the show as it splits the photo lines at Shawsville.
On a picture perfect Memorial Day morning, Norfolk & Western 611 steams west through the hamlet of Wabun, Virginia with the morning Pocahontas excursion bound for Walton.
The morning run of the N&W 611 from Roanoke to Lynchburg and back returns West through Lowry, crossing over the Big Otter Trestle.
*Taken safely from the ground at the end of the bridge
67 years to the day she was born, N&W 611 does what she was meant to do, climb the steep grades of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As she charges up Christiansburg Grade through the village of Shawsvill... (more)
The Powhattan Arrow has arrived in downtown Roanoke. The J attracted many fans over Memorial Day weekend who wanted to chase, ride behind, and take a picture with the Queen of Steam. An NS freig... (more)
The eastbound Powhatan Arrow excursion crosses the high trestle across the Big Otter river near Lowry, VA.
N&W Class J 611 blasts up the 1.34% Christiansburg Grade through Montgomery Tunnel on a roundtrip Roanoke Va to Walton Va excursion