Norfolk and Western class J number 611 takes its very first spin on the turntable at Spencer's North Carolina Transportation Museum, while the Museum's excursion train passes in the background with (appropriately) NW Photo by Casey Thomason.
Allegheny Locomotive - Built in 1941 and weighing in at 600 tons - One of the largest steam-powered locomotives ever built. Designed for pulling huge coal trains over the Allegheny mountains of West Virginia
Norfolk Western has just been coupled to the five Norfolk Southern business cars brought down with NS and and looks right at home with the tuscan red trainset, reminiscent of the days of the Powhatten Arrow.
Restored N&W Class A 1218 is panned at Ada, WV on the return leg of a Roanoke to Bluefield r/t in the rain. This was the engine's first public excursion after rebuilding. Sadly, she's stuffed and mounted in Roanoke these days.