100tos#1472D: Railroad Steam Engine Norfolk & Western 600 Series "Class J" Photo Promotional Panorama Ad Card - First in a new series of steam passenger locomotives: 1941. B&W photo print on front - back has information on this new aerodynamic steam locomotive. This "Railroadiana" is not a postcard.
This 9 1/2" x 4 " Glossy B&W Photo print from N&W Neg. #31434 shows the Norfolk & Western Railway Streamlined Passenger Locomotive, Class J, Type 4-8-4; Road number 600, first built in Roanoke, VA in 1941.
This railway promotional card has a black & white photo of the streamlined steam locomotive and coal tender on the glossy side and all the information you would ever want to know about this Class J 600 series on the back of the card such as: Engine 61' 2 1/2" & Tender 47' 11 3/4" for a total Length of 109' 2 1/4" with a weight - together- of 872,600 lbs; water capacity 20,000 gallons, coal capacity 35 tons and lots of other interesting information!
We recently saw a PBS show on the #611 being restored for service: www.fireup611.org
611 | Celebration of the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 steam locomotive, owned and operated by the Virginia Museum of Transportation
The scanned real photo card below of the 600 Series is a combined picture of both sides of the card.
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