Tuesday, September 18, 2012

A Million-Dollar Look

The front end of a streamlined locomotive sitting in Shaffer's Crossing yard.
Location: Roanoke, VA, US
Date taken: September 1946
Photographer: Thomas D. Mcavoy

© Time Inc.

Read about Norfolk and Western Railway's J-class @ Dieselpunks.org

(Actually, it took a quarter of a million to build a post-war J engine. But the looks!..)


Pablo J. Álvarez said...

Remind me a little to the "Metropolis" film.

Jack Philpott said...

My mom still lives in Roanoke and we get to visit her at the Transportation Museum whenever we visit. It's just as gorgeous today...

Lord K said...

To Jack:
It's #611. This morning, came across a great shot of her here.