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June 2017
$150

STEAM 101: The Fire UP 611 Experience

June 30 @ 6:30 am - 4:00 pm

Come join us for a day of hands-on Engine Education from 6:30am-4pm. Participants will Fire Up Class J 611. Cab experience will include blowing the whistle.Work alongside, Scott Lindsay, Chief Mechanical Officer, Cheri George, Fireman and a variety of crew members. Learn the Ins and Outs of Steam Engine Firing and Servicing. Participants will receive a bound copy of a Locomotive Firing manual from 1944. Space is limited.• $150 per participant. Ages 14 and up.• Full breakfast provided after firing…

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July 2017
$25

611 Engine Cab Tours

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:45 pm

Come and enjoy a visit to Class J 611 cab with a whistle blowing opportunity! Sit in the engineer’s seat and feel the powerful steam, as it blows through the wonderful baritone whistle all under your control. $25 per person (ages 3 and up)All participants must pay admission feeAll children under 16 must be supervisedClosed toed shoes required. Long pants recommended.Earplugs provided No Pre-Registration requiredSaturday Museum Hours of Operation: 10am-5pm (Cab tour ticket sales end at 4:45pm)Sunday Museum Hours of…

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$25

611 Engine Cab Tours

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Come and enjoy a visit to Class J 611 cab with a whistle blowing opportunity! Sit in the engineer’s seat and feel the powerful steam, as it blows through the wonderful baritone whistle all under your control. $25 per person (ages 3 and up)All participants must pay admission feeAll children under 16 must be supervisedClosed toed shoes required. Long pants recommended.Earplugs provided No Pre-Registration requiredSaturday Museum Hours of Operation: 10am-5pm (Cab tour ticket sales end at 4:45pm)Sunday Museum Hours of…

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September 2017
$150

STEAM 102: The Fire UP 611 Experience

September 1 @ 6:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Fire-Up Experience: STEAM 102Come and fire-up N&W J Class 611. Enjoy a delicious breakfast. Spend the day with Scott Lindsay, Chief Mechanical Officer, Cheri George, Fireman and “Bud” Jeffries, Historian. Presentations and question and answer sessions will occur throughout the day. Once there is enough steam pressure, participants will get to blow 611’s whistle later in the day. There may be a few surprises along the way, so plan to spend your day with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Official…

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September 611 Fire-Up Weekend

September 2 @ 10:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm

Question and Answer Session with the 611 Experts On 2 Sept and 3 Sept 2017 from 1-5pm, four experts on N&W’s Class J 611 will gather to share information to a limited number of people. Listen and interact with Scott Lindsay, Cheri George, “Bud” Jeffries and James Stump, Jr. Each presenter will lead you in an in-depth exploration of 611 for one hour each. Program will use both indoor class space and outdoor space around the engine. No registration required.…

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November 2017

Private Rail Car Trip: Roanoke Arrow

November 10 - November 12

Ride with us from Washington, DC to Roanoke, VA behind Amtrak. Experience the fun of a private rail car trip. See more at https://www.showclix.com/event/Roanoke_Arrow-Fall2017

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Private Rail Car Trip: Potomac Arrow

November 11 - November 13

Ride with us from Roanoke, VA to Washington, DC behind Amtrak. Experience the fun of a private rail car trip. See more at http://fireup611.org/excursions/potomac_arrow_fall2017/

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