On the final day of Memorial Day weekend excursions, N&W 611 rolls east over the Roanoke River in Waburn. Thanks to everyone that helped make these excursions possible!
67 years to the day she was born, N&W 611 charges through the Hollows of Wabun with the Westbound "Pocahontas" bound for Walton.
The Westbound "Pocahontas" crosses under the old Virginian Railways Main in Wabun headed for Christiansburg on the Saturday afternoon trip. The old Virginian line is now the Norfolk Southern White... (more)
On the return trip from Walton NS 958 "The Pocahontas" lead by the infamous 611 crosses the bridge over the Roanoke River in Wabun.
Westbound intermodal train 29G (Norfolk, VA to Detroit, MI) climbs the grade at Gumwood Lane in Wabun next to a freshly hayed farm field.
Running on home rails, N&W 611 is almost home as she blasts through Wabun, VA with a Roanoke to Walton R/T.
The Pelican Crosses the Roanoke River
Under heavy rainfall the Westbound Pelican excursion pulled by N&W 611 crosses the Roanoke River on its return run to Roanoke. This was th... (more)
OVER/UNDER FEATURING THE "QUEEN OF STEAM"!
A few lucky photographers got the opportunity to catch a very special moment while photographing the N&W 611. While waiting for the "J" to make... (more)
A Blast from the Past
Norfolk & Western's venerable J-class No. 611 leads "the Pelican" through Wabun, VA on native rails ducking the still active ROW of the former Virginian on... (more)
The Norfolk Southern Research Train passes Gumwood Lane in Wabun after the NW 611 made her final run from Walton to Roanoke for the weekend.
Coasting down the Christianburg Grade with the "Pelican" in tow, 611 nears Roanoke after her first day of trips.
Crossing the Roanoke river near Wabun, Va., Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611 leads its final excursion of the weekend back east toward Roanoke from Salem on original Norfolk & Western mainline. I... (more)