"Queen of Steam, Sky High"
N&W 611 leads NS train 958 in the quiet, early morning hours out of Lynchburg across Beaver Creek Trestle.
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Special passenger movement 958 charges up hill into Perrysville and by the former 161.9 signals. These signals are no longer standing and I believe fellow RP contributor Anthony Randall and I are ... (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)
The 611 thunders up the Blue Ridge Grade eastbound towards Lynchburg, VA over Memorial Day weekend.
Memorial Day morning finds the N&W 611 heading east through Riverside with the return trip to Roanoke.
After turning its train on the wye at Walton, Norfolk & Western 611 charges upgrade under the coaling tower at Vicker, Virginia with the morning excursion in tow bound for Roanoke.
The Eastbound "Pocahontas" passes under the coaling tower at Vicker on the way back to Roanoke.
After dropping off the passengers and turning the wye at Campbell Avenue, the N&W 611 leads 958 West out of the wye and back into the yard to tie their train down before the next days excursions. ... (more)
While most others grabbed shots from the mill or at the river, I wanted to include the mill in my shot. A drone flew close overhead, so he had the same idea. 611 blasts past several fans on its ... (more)
Mr. Young started working in 1944 in the track gang. He said his favorite locomotive was the J. He watches and waves at passengers with his 1968 Chevy Impala present.
From high atop the Christiansburg Grade, Norfolk & Western 611 grinds through what used to be "Little Tunnel" just east of Shawsville as it brings the morning Pocahontas run toward Walto... (more)
After wying the train in Lynchburg, Norfolk & Western 611 glides under the old bridge in Lowry as it heads back toward Roanoke on the first trip of the weekend
Norfolk & Western 611 returns to Roanoke with the first run of the Powhatan Arrow as it passes the East End Shops
Norfolk & Western 611 brings the westbound Powhatan Arrow through Bonsack as it hits the homestretch back to Roanoke after a round trip to Lynchburg