The 611 in a driving rain on Memorial Day weekend 2021, accelerating out of Groff's Grove
With the world slowly escaping Covid, 2021 also marks the return of N&W superpower to the Strasburg Railroad. After making its way out of Leaman Place, J Class #611 accelerates up the Pumpkinville... (more)
Charging up-hill out of Leaman Place, NW 611 billows a plume of dark smoke on its way back to Strasburg. Built in 1950, the bullet-like locomotive has been fully restored and is the last class J l... (more)
After getting photos of two different Norfolk Southern heritage units leading trains, it looked like the 7:00 Strasburg train would possibly operate in storm light. Those conditions didn’t exact... (more)
Steam Show: Watching N&W 611 leave Roanoke on one of its last mainline excursions was the first time I'd seen a proper display of mainline steam power.
No. 611 leads the Amish Edition of the Powhatan Arrow through the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside on a wet spring day.
Ready the Sun - cue the clouds! Can we get a plume? And... action! Sometimes puzzle pieces come together!
While on loan to the Pennsylvania Railroad for testing, Norfolk & Western's 4-8-4 No. 611 makes a visit to Strasburg, cutting away from the PRR main by the freight house at Leaman Place. Yeah... ... (more)
N&W No. 611 emerges from a tunnel of tress at Carpenters, in Paradise, PA, along the Strasburg Rail Road.
Nothing like a cool refreshing 611 Big Gulp™ after a 9 mile round trip excursion to Paradise and back!
It's about time!
N&W No. 611 leads the 5 PM excursion past the railroad's new clock tower and on towards the station. Lancaster jeweler Brent L. Miller Railroad: Norfolk & WesternLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Ronks, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NW 611Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July 10, 2021
No. 611 puts on a show for the three photographers that were trackside at Cherry Hill during the last run of the day on May 30, 2021.
No. 611 simmers outside the Strasburg shop on its first day of excursions service on "The Road To Paradise" for 2021.
The face of a queen. I missed seeing Norfolk and Western #611 in 2019 in Strasburg so when it was announced it would be there all this summer, I was very excited. It was certainly a unique experie... (more)