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Chasing N&W 1218 in Southwest Virginia


April 25, 1987. N&W #1218 makes a Saturday excursion run in Southwest Virginia during heavy rain and flooding. After a stop on Christiansburg Mountain, 1218 restarts on wet rail. This video is from an old VHS tape.

25 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - September 4, 2012 at 10:35 pm

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Steam locomotive 1218 in Asheville


Steam locomotive 1218 taking on coal then leaving Asheville for Spencer in 1989. The whistle on this one makes the others seem whimpy! Watch the guy in the PeeWee shoes run away when the very, very large locomotive speaks!

14 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - July 22, 2011 at 3:42 am

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Steam Train repost: NW 1218 at Linden


Corrected aspect ratio. NW A 2-6-6-4 westbound near Linden, VA 7/25/87.

12 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - January 29, 2011 at 9:34 pm

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N&W Class- A # 1218 Steam Train


A clip about The N&W 1218 Steam Train.

25 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - December 23, 2010 at 9:40 pm

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UK Steam, April 12-18 2007


From a week-long trip to the UK: Great Central Railway at Loughborough, Welsh Highland, Swanage, Severn Valley and Paignton-Dartmouth.

7 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - January 3, 2010 at 4:46 pm

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