Tag Archives: virginia museum of transportation

N&W 611 Restoration Tour Feb 20th

The Virginia Museum of Transportation is offering a chartered bus trip to the North Carolina Transportation Museum (NCTM) in Spencer, NC, for an up-close tour of the restoration of the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 Steam Passenger Locomotive. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Posted in Railroading Events, Steam Locomotives, Train Museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fire Up Norfolk & Western 611!

N & W 611 invited to participate in 2014 NS 21st Century Steam Program Fire Up the 611 is an effort to restore the last of the Norfolk & Western J Class 4-8-4 steam engines to operation and return her … Continue reading

Posted in Railroading Events, Steam Locomotives | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Norfolk & Western 611 will be the “Spirit of Roanoke”

N&W 611 receives new designation: “Spirit of Roanoke” The only Norfolk & Western J-class 4-8-4 in existence today has a new designation: “The Spirit of Roanoke.” The Norfolk & Western 611 steam locomotive is currently on displayed at the Virginia … Continue reading

Posted in Steam Locomotives, Train Museums | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments