NW train 611 makes its final move toward the station at Strasburg after a full day of excursions on a cold afternoon in PA.
611 idles momentarily to allow other trains to pass by.
Driving rain doesn't dampen the spirits of 611, no does it take away from her beauty a she passes through some trees on the Strasburg line.
"There's a Long Black Train..."
the infamous verse from country artist Josh Turner felt fitting as a title for this shot. Norfolk and Western 611 has continued to put on a Grand show ... (more)
NW 611 (4-8-4) at Verdant View Farm in Paradise, PA at sunrise. Taken during a photo charter with Lerro Productions and the Strasburg Railroad.
N&W M Class 4-8-0 "Mollie" No. 382 (Nee 475) and engineer Dave Domitrovich are showing younger sister N&W J Class 4-8-4 No. 611 how it's done!
As part of the "Norfolk & Western Reunion of Steam" event, a photo charter was planned using Strasburg Rail Road owned Norfolk & Western 475 and visiting locomotive Norfolk & Western 611... (more)
Don't you love farce?
My fault, I fear.
I thought that you'd want what I want;
sorry, my dear!
But where are the cows?
Send in the cows.
Don't bother, they're here.
As part of the "Norfolk & Western Reunion of Steam" event, a photo charter was planned using Strasburg Railroad owned Norfolk & Western 475 and visiting locomotive Norfolk & Western 611.... (more)
Two steam legends and former NW engines spend the day together as 611 and 382 (really 475) spend three day doing photo runs and posing. It’s always hard getting different shots on a photo charter... (more)
Norfolk & Western J Class 4-8-4 No. 611 is an extraordinarily efficient steam locomotive. However, in comparison with its successor the diesel-electric, it is pretty awful in converting heat into ... (more)
How is it I am so privileged to see this magnificent machine?
The Norfolk & Western J class 4-8-4 No. 611 some will say is the finest passenger steam locomotive of all time. You are looking at ... (more)
The "611 Shuttle"- probably one of its easiest assignments of all-time, with only 3 cars. Several 15-minute trips were scheduled today, backing from Strasburg to Ground Hog Cut and retu... (more)
N&W 611 on the Virginia Creeper: In its final years of steam on the Norfolk and Western Railroad, the 611 and its sister J class locomotives were assigned to local freight trains in Virgini... (more)
After finishing its final run of the day, the 611 pulls up to "J" Tower after uncoupling from its consist and also note the PRR signal next to the tower which was a nice touch to the sce... (more)