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Norfolk & Western @ Ludlow, Ky

Norfolk & Western 611, known as the "Queen of Steam", is a class J 4-8-4 "Northern" streamlined steam locomotive built in May 1950 by the N&W's East End Shops in Roanoke, Virginia. It was one of the last mainline passenger steam locomotives built in the United States and represents the pinnacle of steam locomotive technology.

Photographed by Bruce Macdonald, August 30, 1984.
Added to the photo archive by Bruce Macdonald, May 7, 2023.
Railroad: Norfolk and Western Railroad.

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