The N & W 611 Constructed at the N & W shop at Roanoke, VA. J Class 4-8-4. Powerful, fast and efficient. With driving wheels of 70 inches, it could haul heavy passenger trains unassisted through the Allegheny and Blue Ridge mountains. At the same time, lightweight rods and roller bearings made possiable speeds of 100 miles per hour on the straightaways.
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