The John Bull
In 1939, The Pennsylvania Rail Road built a replica of the 1831 John Bull locomotive that was built for predecessor Camden & Amboy. The original had been sold ... (more)
"Standing in Awe": A local Amish farmer gazes at N&W J Class locomotive #611 as she chugs by his position along Long Curve outside of Paradise, Pennsylvania. For some families who, for g... (more)
Among the low growing rows of crops, Norfolk & Western J Class #611 hustles back heading west to her terminal and point of origin with a short freight in tow.
The Other Strasburg Reunion
There’s been a lot of attention paid to the two live Norfolk & Western steam locomotives that have been reunited at Strasburg, but there was another sim... (more)
Right on schedule, N&W #611 shows off her speed as she races past Beiler's Crossing.
With the use of some camera work, N&W #475 gives #611's speed a run for her money as she makes haste heading west back to East Strasburg with a vintage mixed train in tow.
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.
N&W #611 and her cannon-like exhaust marches around Long Curve outside of Paradise, Pennsylvania hauling a vintage freight train for a photo charter. Notice the scorched tree branches overhanging ... (more)
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!
Engineman Mark Young is along for the ride as N&W M Class #475 coasts out of Leaman Place Junction while N&W J Class #611 simmers away on the siding awaiting clear boards west back to Strasburg, P... (more)
"The Crew": If it were not for the help of these individuals and the many more not pictured here no one would've ever thought for a second that two, live, steaming N&W locomotives would ... (more)
"Two of a Kind": N&W #611 poses next to her little sister N&W #475 at Leaman Place Junction. Even though the 1950 Roanoke product dwarfs the 1906 Baldwin product, I think in a lot of way... (more)
Two N&W locomotives under ex-PRR catenary wires....who would've thought!?
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.