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
I saw this trestle when we went over it while riding the train out to Lynchburg, but GPS showed no access roads to get to it. On the way back however, I noticed some cars parked on a gravel road ... (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
The eastbound Powhatan Arrow excursion crosses the high trestle across the Big Otter river near Lowry, VA.
On a beautiful spring day, the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 sails over the Big Otter trestle leading the Powhatan Arrow back toward Roanoke for another round of evening excursions on the Christia... (more)
The entire excursion train is visible as Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 #611 passes beneath the Vickers coaling tower near Walton, Virginia on the May 7 afternoon trip from Roanoke to Walton, Vir... (more)
Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 #611 is cruising atop the Big Otter River trestle near Lowry, Virginia on the morning trip from Roanoke to Lynchburg, Virginia, on Norfolk Southern's Blue Ridge Dis... (more)
With NS President Wick Moorman at the controls, Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 #611, is seen westbound across the Big Otter River Trestle on the NS Blue Ridge District. The train was clean burni... (more)
Photographer-Dave Leonard- from the 35 mm original Kodachrome slide.
N&W 1218 pauses at Lowry on her second day in revenue service during her second lease at life. The previous day's excursion... (more)
Photographer- Dave Leonard- from the 35 mm original Kodachrome slide. N&W 'A' Class leads her charge effortlessly through Lowry, VA enroute from Roanoke to Alexandria. She will stop in Lynchburg a... (more)
N&W 611 and train stretched out for the fans on the Lowry Rd. overpass at Lowry, VA.
N&W 611 and consist stretched out for the fans during a run-by at Lowry, VA, during 611's first excursion on NW rails after restoration.
Eastbound mixed freight at 0815.
N&W 1218 WOWS the crowd during a run-by at Lowry, VA.