N&W Class J #611 and Southern J Class #542 stand guard inside the North Carolina Transportation Museum yard in Spencer, NC as part of a NCTM sponsored night photo charter on May 1st, 2021. A "... (more)
It's all hands on deck for the hostlers and engine helpers of N&W Class J #611 on the evening of May 1st, 2021. This locomotive even after a long day of running across the N&W system will need to ... (more)
N&W Class J #611 comes to a stop under the water plug inside the yards of the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC on May 1st, 2021. Built in 1950, #611 is the only remaining Class ... (more)
N&W Class J #611 pulls into Bristol, VA with the Tennessean on the starry night of May 1st, 2021. Meanwhile on the adjacent track the engineer of Southern FP7A #6133 climbs aboard ready to haul hi... (more)
Norfolk & Western Class J #611 pauses at CP "Duncan" with the Tennessean on the evening of May 1st, 2021. This was taken as part of a night photo charter at the North Carolina Transporta... (more)
North Carolina Transportation Museum held a night photo charter with N&W Class J #611 depicted as pulling into Bristol, VA with the Southern's Tennessean. Inaugurated in 1941, the Tennessean was a... (more)
N&W Class J #611 stands guard at the N&W CPLs of CP "Duncan" on the evening of May 1st, 2021. The N&W CPLs were donated to the NCTM by Mr. Tommy Duncan, a retired N&W/NS employee of 44 y... (more)
N&W #611 hustles past the N&W CPLs with the Tennessean on the evening of May 1st, 2021. This sunset shot was taken as the start of a night photo shoot hosted by the North Carolina Transportation M... (more)
It's a late night inside Shaffers Crossing of the Norfolk & Western Railway as two female hostlers work to replenish Class J #611's 20,000 gallon tender after a long day of running through souther... (more)
Sometimes when I shoot steam, I want to shoot it in such a way that almost makes the viewer think the shot could have been made in the heyday of steam. But with this shot, I thought it told a bett... (more)
The 611 receives a little attention while pausing at Barber Junction station at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
The mighty 611 passes a vintage 1940's Graham on it's way to the station.
Railroading is about interruptions. Not just having a trip full of green signals being interrupted by a 3 hour wait for an opposing train, or a hot box detector tagging the next to last axle, but ... (more)
The Queen of steam races across the museum grounds to the next photo location.
A staged meet during the transition of steam and diesel put on at the North Carolina Transportation museum in Spencer, NC.