The mighty 1218 has a clean stack as it rolls south on the old Southern Railway mainline, by the Kemper Street Station. Note the fans cramming the Dutch doors.
The N&W Class A No. 1218 is pulling a circle trip out of Roanoke; here it passes a relic of the steam era- the old C&O coaling tower at Balcony Falls. After the runby, it will continue to head ea... (more)
The NW 1218 takes to the air near Troutville
NW 1218 is on a circle trip out of Roanoke, northbound on the Shenandoah Valley line, heading to Natural Bridge Station and an eastbound connection to the old C&O main. It will then return to N&W... (more)
NW 1218 and 611 are doubleheading and darkening the skies during a runby on the eastbound leg of a Roanoke-Radford round trip.
The NW 1218 is pulling a circle trip from Roanoke to Balcony Falls on the C&O, down the James River to Lynchburg, and back to Roanoke over Blue Ridge.
NW 1218 doubleheading with NW 611 east of Radford during the 1987 NRHS Convention
The NW 1218 is eastbound in the James River Valley on a circle trip from Roanoke to Balcony Falls on the C&O, down to Lynchburg, and back to Roanoke over Blue Ridge.
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.