At the Throttle of #611


On June 17, 2016, I had the opportunity of a lifetime - to sit in the cab of a steam locomotive and to actually run it! Ok, so it was only on a half-mile siding, and I only had 3 round trips up and down that siding, but I RAN the locomotive.



This was the "consist" - the locomovite , tender and caboose.

This is yours truly at the throttle of number 611.

Was it worth it? I think the ear-to-ear grin says it all!
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