A rainy day look back through time... Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611 leads a Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam excursion upgrade near Shawsville, Va., headed to Christiansburg in May 2... (more)
N&W 611 smokes up, as it heads northbound through Stuarts Draft, Virginia, as it passes the athletic and baseball complex of the town.
AS 611 pushes out of the VMT Museum in Roanoke to prepare for its journey north, Roanoke yard local UR44 heads past the steam train. Roanoke yard was once full on every track, but tod... (more)
N&W 611 is being transported north from Roanoke to Waynesboro to be transferred to the Buckingham Branch. Seen here, the train heads north through the iconic scene in Arcadia, VA,... (more)
N&W steam engine 611 makes its journey up the Hagerstown line through the Shenandoah Valley as it will be interchanged with the Buckingham Branch for excursions. Seen here, the steam engine... (more)
Eastbound excursion more or less drifting after the tough pull into Bluefield. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
611 at dawn
611 in action!
Southern Railway GP38-2, 5128, shares the Pomona Yard servicing facility with N&W 611. 611 was laying over in Greensboro for an upcoming excursion.
N&W 611 is departing Auville Yard in Iaeger West Virginia. She is easing over the trestle on the west leg of the wye to join the mainline.
Early morning departure...N&W 611 is leaving Bluefield Yard westbound on a ferry move to Portsmouth Ohio with a few added freight cars.
Norfolk & Western 611 leads its passenger train through Groundhog Cut on a warm May afternoon.
Norfolk & Western 611 starts its excursion train out of Cherry Hill.
N&W 611, the last remaining Class J Norfolk & Western 4-8-4, leads one of the hourly Strasburg Railroad trains back to Strasburg, seen here accelerating past the Cherry Crest Adventure Farm after ... (more)
N&W 611, the last remaining Class J Norfolk & Western 4-8-4, pauses at the Strasburg Railroad's main station, affording this profile of its nose, complete with builder's plate.