The gate is down for the NW 1218 doubleheading with the 611 from Lynchburg, VA to Salisbury, NC for the 1989 NRHS convention.
NW 611 and 1218 doubleheading up the Blue Ridge grade after the 1987 National Railway Historical Society convention. (From a Kodachrome 200 slide)
NRHS Special powered by GG1 #4800 (in the distance on the adjacent track) and E60CP #972. An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer as not specified.
The NKP 587 and NW 1218 are doubleheading up the kudzu-covered Southern Loops, on their way to Asheville, NC, during the 1989 NRHS Convention. Today, the 587 is in pieces in Kentucky, and the 121... (more)
The 587 doubleheading with the 1218, rounding the big curve at Glen Alpine, on its way to the Southern Loops and Asheville.
Doubleheaded Berkshires without auxiliary tenders are being readied for the NRHS excursion to Hinton and back, as a CSX freight trundles eastbound.
The NKP 587 in happier times, doubleheading with NW 1218 toward the Southern Loops and Asheville in the summer of 1989. The engine has recently been moved in pieces from its long-time home in Ind... (more)
Dutch door view climbing between Cheyenne and Laramie.
The rear of the NRHS Denver/Laramie special back in 1977 stopped at Greeley,CO.. Milwaukee Road Engineer Ron Morales stands at attention for the camera.It's hard to believe that's 41 years ago.
Only 25 "POOCHes" were built by GE and all were scrapped, but here's two in their heyday heading up a 1978 Lancaster Chapter NRHS fall foliage excursion, westbound at Kittanning Point.
The last AEM-7 built shoves a Philly Chapter NRHS Special into the yard at West Trenton. Highlights of the day were visits to the airport and Norristown.
Led by a brand new Cotton Belt GP60, the Pacific Northwest Chapter NRHS's "Shasta Daylight 1990" excursion heads for Redding on the Black Butte Subdivision.
Returning to San Jose after a double headed round trip to Watsonville.
Two of Roanoke's finest perform a rare side-by-side mainline runby- the 1218 with empty hoppers and the 611 pulling a passenger trainload of conventioneers.
The NKP 587 and N&W 1218 doubleheader is about to clatter over the diamond at Barber, on its way to the Southern Loops and Asheville, during the 1989 NRHS Convention.