The gate is down for the NW 1218 doubleheading with the 611 from Lynchburg, VA to Salisbury, NC for the 1989 NRHS convention.
N&W 1218 is crossing the Cumberland River Bridge at Burnside, KY
Articulated - A picture is worth a thousand words. 1218 has been serviced at Auville Yard, on the Dry Fork Branch, and is leaving town via the west leg of the Iaeger Wye. She will continue the wes... (more)
Norfolk & Western J-Class #611 leads the Norfolk Southern Blue Ridge Special west/north towards Asheville, NC, seen here just down the road in Black Mountain, NC, shortly after conquering the loop... (more)
N&W 611 puts on a display of raw power, engulfing the Southern Rwy signal bridge in a cloud of thick black smoke. The excursion is returning to Greensboro, NC after a trip to its hometown of Roano... (more)
The last shots from a weekend of chasing trains on the Rathole were here at South Fork Trestle just north of Kings Mountain, KY. N&W 1218 ran south on Saturday and 611 ran north from Chattanooga o... (more)
This was a special excursion to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Southern Ry. and Norfolk Southern steam excursions. Class J 611 and class A 1218 were double headed from Chattanooga to Atlanta. S... (more)
N&W class A 1218 and train have been turned in Toccoa and the Sunday excursion is ready to depart for Atlanta. The locomotive has just enough patina to give it the look of regular service in the 1... (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 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 J Class 4-8-4 611 crossing over US 460 on it's way back to Roanoke with the Blue Ridge Mountains providing a beautiful backdrop
NW611 heads north out of Spencer for the weekend excursions in Lynchburg, Va.
The Eastbound "Pocahontas" passes under the coaling tower at Vicker on the way back to Roanoke.
This is what it’s all about! My boys and I had the opportunity to see N&W 611 under steam as it made round trips from Roanoke to Lynchburg and Walton Virginia. This was the first time they had eve... (more)