The 1218 on the point of a southbound NRHS Special, nearing Lynchburg and crossing the James River on the massive old Southern Railway bridge
N&W 1200s were not used on the Shenandoah Division north of Roanoke in the days of steam because of their lack of cab signals. But here's the restored 1218 in 1990 on a circle trip out of Roanoke... (more)
PRR D16sb No. 1223 and E7s 7002 are doubleheading on the Strasburg Rail Road, picking up passengers from a Washington DC Chapter NRHS Special.
PRR K4s No. 1361 pulling a Horseshoe Curve Chapter NRHS Special on the old PRR Middle Division, on the return trip from Bellefonte to Altoona
PRR K4s No. 1361 is pulling a Horseshoe Curve Chapter NRHS Special along the old PRR Bald Eagle Branch, from Bellefonte to Altoona
A typical 1980s Lancaster Chapter NRHS "Daisy-Picker Special," with chapter train crew members ready to board a Baltimore-bound train led by an E-60. Passengers were treated to a one-wa... (more)
PRR K4s No. 1361 is pulling a Horseshoe Curve Chapter NRHS Special off the old PRR Bald Eagle Branch, switching onto the Bellefonte Branch.
PRR 1223 and 7002 are being serviced after a Lancaster Chapter NRHS excursion to Philadelphia. The D16sb American and E7s Atlantic were designed by the PRR's Axel S. Vogt and Theodore N. Ely, res... (more)
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.