A momentary break in the clouds at sunrise presents a dramatic scene at Verdant View Farm as N&W No. 611 charges west through the rural countryside.
Roosters get a day off at Verdant View Farm as the "Queen of Steam" welcomes daybreak with an impressive plume and a hearty whistle!
N&W 611 is seen here making its return on the 2:00 train gliding into the yard at Strasburg. The fields shown here are representative of the Amish country seen around Lancaster, Pennsylvania - wit... (more)
N&W 611 "Queen of Steam" pulls into the platform at Strasburg. Although not 100% prototypical to the N&W era, the B&W edit makes for a great photo op.
Express, But Not VRE. Norfolk Southern Corp 21st Century Steam Program was in its heyday on June 4, 2016 when former Norfolk & Western Railway J Class 611 rolled into the Manassas, Virginia Statio... (more)
A new day dawns at the Strasburg Rail Road
Its not even noon and the temperature has soared high into the nineties. Despite this, many train buffs are lined up at the Strasburg depot to view N&W 611 "Queen of Steam."
A long way from Norfolk, Virginia, and both Cincinnati and Portsmouth, Ohio, No. 611 is seen here in 2019 along a new route near Esbenshade Road, between Paradise and Ronks, Pennsylvania, at the S... (more)
During a visit to a Strasburg, Norfolk & Western 611 guides a 9 car train into the platform, passing by J Tower.
As EMD E units came online In the late 1950's, Norfolk & Western's famed class J streamlined locomotives, having been in service less than a decade, were reassigned to freight service. The enginee... (more)
N&W No. 611 leads the 6 pm excursion past Cherry Hill Farm and west through the woods by Esbenshade.Road.
N&W No. 611 rounds the bend at Paradise, PA at the Strasburg Rail Road.
Norfolk & Western Double Header Pan Shot
Norfolk & Western's 4-8-0 No. 382 double heads with Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 No. 611 at the Strasburg Rail Road's "N&W Re-union of Steam" event wit... (more)
"The Return of a Monarch" - Norfolk & Western 611 is affectionately nicknamed, "The Queen of Steam" on behalf of her great size and streamlining.
Norfolk & Western 611 leads a passenger train up the hill at Carpenters on a sweltering summer day, with temperatures soaring into the high-nineties.