N&W #611 Rides again!

May 21st, 2015

The 65 year old Norfolk & Western J-class 4-8-4 steam locomotive has not run on the rails since December, 1994. However, after a massive rebuild at the shops in Spencer, NC, the #611 hit the mainline again on May 15th for a shakedown. The weather was cold and rainy, but the day turned out great as the smoke flew! Click on this gallery to see all the photos, and the video is here.

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