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12/15/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:G. R. Harper
Dates:6/1/2016 - 6/1/2016
Album Info:Part of 611's deadhead move from Roanoke to Manassas today included picking up five additional cars from the Amtrak yard at Kemper Street station in Lynchburg
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611 crosses Fort Avenue as it arrives in Lynchburg
Title:  611 crosses Fort Avenue as it arrives in Lynchburg
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Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:00:00 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
N&W Belt Line bridge over Fort Avenue is 17.64 miles from Phoebe, the eastern end of the Belt Line, built 1906-1908
Title:  N&W Belt Line bridge over Fort Avenue is 17.64 miles from Phoebe, the eastern end of the Belt Line, built 1906-1908
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:11:25 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
NS coaches over Fort Avenue
Title:  NS coaches over Fort Avenue
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Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:02:42 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  85   Comments: 0
611's fuel supply tags along en route to Manassas
Title:  611's fuel supply tags along en route to Manassas
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Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:03:15 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Lynchburg P.D. wondered why we were hanging out near the Campbell Ave. trestle.  Remnants of Southern logo on girder visible above cop car.
Title:  Lynchburg P.D. wondered why we were hanging out near the Campbell Ave. trestle. Remnants of Southern logo on girder visible above cop car.
Description:  Sure helps your explanation when you know the name of a railfan officer or two waiting for the 611 to arrive, as well!
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:04:05 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  116   Comments: 0
NS 35Q crossing the Campbell Ave trestle
Title:  NS 35Q crossing the Campbell Ave trestle
Description:  35Q's arrival delayed 611 getting off the N&W side and onto the Southern side of NS at Lynchburg
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:03:41 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NS 9305(C44-9W) UP 5386(AC45CCTE)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
At last 611 appears.  He's about a mile south of Kemper Street Station, where 611 will pick up five more passenger cars to take to Manassas
Title:  At last 611 appears. He's about a mile south of Kemper Street Station, where 611 will pick up five more passenger cars to take to Manassas
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:04:56 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
611 stopped north of Kemper St station preparing for his first of two pick-ups
Title:  611 stopped north of Kemper St station preparing for his first of two pick-ups
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:46:03 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
611 and train stretched out in front of private car Berlin
Title:  611 and train stretched out in front of private car Berlin
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 11:46:41 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
NS train 12R passes by 611 making ready to pick up additional cars
Title:  NS train 12R passes by 611 making ready to pick up additional cars
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 12:00:43 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Private car Berlin,  611 and train and NS 12R
Title:  Private car Berlin, 611 and train and NS 12R
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 12:36:27 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  99   Comments: 0
611 about to couple up to the Berlin
Title:  611 about to couple up to the Berlin
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:34:52 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  95   Comments: 0
611 on the "switching lead" of the Amtrak yard at Kemper St Station in Lynchburg
Title:  611 on the "switching lead" of the Amtrak yard at Kemper St Station in Lynchburg
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:37:10 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Coupling attempt take two in the Amtrak yard at Kemper St. Station
Title:  Coupling attempt take two in the Amtrak yard at Kemper St. Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:38:33 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  106   Comments: 0
611 and first cut of cars he's picking up
Title:  611 and first cut of cars he's picking up
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:41:19 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Head on shot of 611 working the Amtrak yard at Kemper St. Station
Title:  Head on shot of 611 working the Amtrak yard at Kemper St. Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:43:05 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
611 inside the Amtrak Yard north of Kemper Street Station with first cut of cars
Title:  611 inside the Amtrak Yard north of Kemper Street Station with first cut of cars
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:44:32 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
611 pulls the Berlin, the J. Pinckney Henderson and the NYC 43 out of the Amtrak yard.
Title:  611 pulls the Berlin, the J. Pinckney Henderson and the NYC 43 out of the Amtrak yard.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:49:55 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
611 pulls back onto Main 1 with three cars
Title:  611 pulls back onto Main 1 with three cars
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:53:28 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Looking down on 611 from 5th street
Title:  Looking down on 611 from 5th street
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:54:57 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
611 with the three cars just pulled from the Amtrak yard drift north towards the Blackwater Creek signals
Title:  611 with the three cars just pulled from the Amtrak yard drift north towards the Blackwater Creek signals
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:56:41 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  110   Comments: 0
First cut of cars pulled by 611 backs south toward the rest of train parked on Main 1 behind Kemper Street Station
Title:  First cut of cars pulled by 611 backs south toward the rest of train parked on Main 1 behind Kemper Street Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 8:58:31 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  112   Comments: 0
Looking down the length of 611's train from 5th St.
Title:  Looking down the length of 611's train from 5th St.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:00:46 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
Smoke drifts up and over 5th Street bridge
Title:  Smoke drifts up and over 5th Street bridge
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:02:24 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  85   Comments: 0
Looking down 611's stack
Title:  Looking down 611's stack
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:04:07 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
611's train backs into the Amtrak yard to get the two remaining cars, the Franklin Inn and the Collinsville Inn
Title:  611's train backs into the Amtrak yard to get the two remaining cars, the Franklin Inn and the Collinsville Inn
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:06:00 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  100   Comments: 0
Smoke rises from 611
Title:  Smoke rises from 611
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:07:38 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  76   Comments: 0
View of 611 on the north side of the 5th St. bridge.
Title:  View of 611 on the north side of the 5th St. bridge.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:11:45 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
Franklin Inn and Collinsville Inn come out of the yard onto Main 1
Title:  Franklin Inn and Collinsville Inn come out of the yard onto Main 1
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:09:20 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  207   Comments: 0
Its work in Lynchburg done, 611 proceeds north over the James River trestle en route to Manassas, VA
Title:  Its work in Lynchburg done, 611 proceeds north over the James River trestle en route to Manassas, VA
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:13:28 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
J-Class N&W engines were no strangers at this James River location.  They regularly operated over the Southern Ry into Monroe, VA on their run-through trains jointly operated with the N&W.   This is the southbound Tennessean.
Title:  J-Class N&W engines were no strangers at this James River location. They regularly operated over the Southern Ry into Monroe, VA on their run-through trains jointly operated with the N&W. This is the southbound Tennessean.
Description:  Photo by Bob Hughes c. 1947
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/2/2016 9:33:50 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  200   Comments: 0


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