The Fire Up 611! Committee
The Virginia Museum of Transportation and its Board of Directors relies on the expertise and enthusiasm of the Fire Up 611! Committee during the restoration of the Norfolk & Western Class J 611™.
Beverly T. Fitzpatrick, Jr.
Executive Director, Virginia Museum of Transportation. Roanoke, Virginia.
Chairman of the Fire Up 611! Committee and Safety consultant. Mr. Claytor was also on the 611 locomotive crew during its last excursion runs. Boynton Beach, Florida.
Vice chairman of the Fire Up 611! Committee An executive search consultant, a Roanoke native and railroad enthusiast. Charlotte, North Carolina.
President, Board of Directors of the Virginia Museum of Transportation and president of North Fork Lumber Company. Goshen, Virginia.
A volunteer fireman for the 611 and was part of the crew during its last excursion runs. Atlanta, Georgia.
President of the Norfolk & Western Historical Society. Roanoke, Virginia.
Marketing consultant and life long rail fan. Washington, DC.
President of the Historical Society of Western Virginia, representing the O Winston Link Museum. Roanoke, Virginia.
Past President Board of Directors of the Virginia Museum of Transportation. Roanoke, Virginia.
President, Steam Operations Corporation and the Chief Mechanical Officer for the restoration. Mr. Lindsay was also on the 611 locomotive crew during its last excursion runs. Birmingham, Alabama.
President of the Roanoke Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. Roanoke, Virginia,
Curator Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution; Emeritus, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies; and Consultant, Steam Locomotive Standards, Federal Railroad Administration. California.
Editor of Kalmbachs Publishing’s TRAINS Magazine. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.